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Reasons Your Remote Control Isn’t Working

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  • 25 Jun 2018
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The team at Garage Door Repair Services of Tulsa cares about your budget and quality service. So whether it is helping you troubleshoot the problem yourself or coming out to repair or replace the opener, we are here for you. There are a few different reasons your remote control isn’t working properly.

Signs Of Trouble With Your Garage Door Opener

There are a few things to look out for that will help you keep up the life of your garage door opener and garage door. If you notice rattling sounds, it could mean hardware associated with your opener is damaged or loose. If your garage door starts to close but then starts to open you may have an issue related to the garage door opener.

Troubleshooting At Home

Before you call there are a few things you can do yourself to rule out user error or simple homeowner fixes. We appreciate your business, but educating the customer is also very important to us. This will also help save you money in the long run.

Wall Mounted Lock Feature

Some garage door openers have a wall mounted lock feature. You will want to make sure that it is turned off. Look for a blinking light or the words “lock activated”, if it is on turn it off. You can turn it off by pressing the menu button or pressing down the lock button for two seconds.

Battery Replacement

Try replacing your battery. Garage door batteries typically last up to three years and it is not something you typically think about replacing. See your owner’s manual for your model’s specifications or look on the battery inside your remote for the battery type and size.

Reprogram The Remote

In order to reprogram the remote, you will need to hit the reset button in the roof of your garage. I recommend accessing your garage door manual for step by step instructions on how to complete this process. If you do not have your manual, feel free to call us and we can walk you through step by step.

In the case that your second remote works, you will need to replace the first. If all other attempts fail you will need to call and seek professional help. If you have questions about any of the troubleshooting methods above we welcome your calls and questions.

Reasons You May Need Professional Help

It’s time to call a professional when none of the attempts above have worked. If you try the second remote and it works but the first did not. When neither of the remotes are working you may need to have your receiver logic board replaced. If the remote has been damaged or broken we have options for replacement and repair that will suit your needs.

Call Us

If your garage door remote needs to be repaired or replaced, the team here at Garage Door Repair Services of Tulsa are here for you. Our phones are open for questions, help with troubleshooting, and guidance. Our patient and professional team will be there to help you every step of the way. Give us a call today!

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They sent Doug Fussell out to my house on the day after Christmas! I had only called them three days before! Doug was a premier technician, very thorough and very efficient. I expected him to take two days, since he was replacing two doors and adding openers on each door. He only took the daylight hours of one day! I could not believe how fast he was! In addition, he thoroughly taught me how to use the remote openers. I highly recommend them to anyone!
~Donald B.

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We just bought a home and this company was so understanding as I had to change the appointment time a few times. Then the tech came out and was so kind and helpful. I could not have asked for a better experience and will suggest them to anyone who needs work done on their garage door!
~Tammy K.

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My garage door broke on a Saturday night as I was getting ready to leave for a holiday party. Kelvin was here within 30 minutes. He reviewed everything with me that was happening with my door. He gave me the estimates of what was immediately needed to be done in order for my door to raise and then what I will need to have done very soon. I could see all the problems he pointed out to me and I decided to have everything done. He completed everything that night. I was very satisfied with Kelvin’s professionalism and the work he did. Thank you again.
~Joyce N

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