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Craftsman Garage door openermodel #13953985DM

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Craftsman garage door opener lights will not turn on.

We just bought and installed a Craftsman Garage door opener, model #139.53985DM, 1/2 HP. Everything is working except the lights will not turn on. We put brand new lightbulbs into the unit and the lights still will not come on. Any suggestions?

Posted March 04, 2013


Joseph , March 04, 2013

i am sorry that you are having some difficulties with your garage door opener and i will be happy to help. i did some research and i was able to find a link that will provide you with some good information. i hope this helps with your research while you wait for your expert response.

Tina, March 04, 2013

thank you joseph. i will check out the link now.

Korinna S, March 05, 2013

i know it can be frustrating to have an issue with your new garage door opener. i see joseph provided you with some good information. i'm happy to help you today.

sometimes the contacts inside the sockets get flattened out and don't make contact with the base of the bulb. unplug the opener and remove the bulbs. using a small tool pull out on the center tab contact in the bulb socket just a little. replace the bulbs and plug in the opener to see if this has made a difference.

if it that doesn't help, i strongly recommend scheduling warranty service on the unit. it is possible the socket or logic board could be defective. warranty service can be scheduled at 1-800-4my-home.


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