Garage door opener articles
These articles and videos from Sears PartsDirect can help you keep your garage door opener operating smoothly and safely. From tips to prevent safety sensor sun glare to troubleshooting remote control problems and how to make force adjustments if your garage door won't open or close, we can help. For more DIY advice, check out our garage door opener repair help section for common symptoms and their causes, error code information and step-by-step repair guides.
Find out how to protect your smart appliances from malevolent invasions by hackers.
This inexpensive gadget prevents sunlight interference with the sensors.
Diagnose and repair problems if your garage door won’t move and the motor unit indicator light flashes 5 times.
Learn how to check and fix safety sensor and wiring problems.
Learn how to repair broken, frayed or damaged wires in your appliances.
If your remotes don't work, you might need to disable the lock feature, eliminate RF interference or check the batteries.
Diagnose and fix a problem with the wall control, wiring, logic board or power supply.
Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working
Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.
Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.
Learn what maintenance a garage door opener needs, and when to perform the maintenance.
Learn how to open a garage door manually if power to your garage door opener fails.
See what things you should do before beginning a DIY appliance repair project.
Check these three things to make sure you garage door works safely.
The garage door won't move during a power outage if the battery is dead. Here’s how to replace it.
A damaged or broken belt on your garage door opener could be the reason it won’t move the door. Here’s how to fix it.
If your garage door won’t move, the drive and worm gears could be broken. This guide will help you replace the gears.