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sears opener - green light flashes 5

Posted by cciaffone (My Page) on
Tue, Dec 16, 08 at 11:07

Is my 1997 Sears garage door opener trying to tell
me something?? The green SRT light flashes a
sequence of 5, then stops, then 5 again, etc.
Nothing is being pressed at the time.

Door opens and closes fine from remotes and
wall buttons. But the relay for the
garage door opener lights appears stuck in the
ON position so I removed the bulbs.



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RE: sears opener - green light flashes 5

That is the code for "RPM sensor or motor overload" but as long as you are having no problems with the operation I would ignore it. The stuck relay has nothing to do with the flashing of the light flashing.

RE: sears opener - green light flashes 5

Hey Don, now that I asked about that problem, the
blankety-blank trolley is jammed up against the
stop bolt (AGAIN!!) and does not want to close.

This happens seldom enuff that I have forgotten
the repair. Please tell me how to get the
trolley to stop a few inches from the bolt
on the way up.


RE: sears opener - green light flashes 5

On the side of the motor unit you will find the 'up limit'. Turn it 2 or 3 turns in the opposite direction of the arrow printed on the cover.

RE: sears opener - green light flashes 5

OK, reset the up limit screw about 6 turns and it
no longer jams the trolley against the stop bolt.

BUT .... WHY IZZIT that every now and again I should
need to do this. What changes such that the trolley
jams against the bolt when nothing else has been


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