craftsman garage opener flashes 5 times
the power of the internet today is immense but i do thank the people who posts solutions to help out. Thanks @zermatt and folks shared the info. Ran into a similar situation as yours and following your instructions, fixed mine. I installed the opener in 1995. Saving time and money. I know the picture is hard to see, but my weld was a little left of Zermatts. Tom. We have HD900D model. God bless!. Than I could not close it at all. I opened up the opener and removed the board. You should get a spark. Thanks for the information. I too have created an account just to say "THANKS". The five flashes does mean that there is a miscommunication with the RPM sensor, but since you replaced it, then you made need to replace the logic board. Home owner insurance may cover damage from lightning. Finding out whether its the cap or the motor is pretty easy to check. Cleaned the contacts of the travel limit microswitch, just in case. Zermatt, I was skeptical and ready to purchase. +1 for Zermatt’s post. I did what you said and it worked flawlessly actually the solder point issue was exactly at the same point as yours . Here's what you need to know, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/garages/msg012015459574.html, What to Know About Switching to LED Lightbulbs, 21 Things Only People Living With Kids Will Understand, Houzz Tour: Thoughtful Renovation Suits Home's Craftsman Neighborhood, My Houzz: Montreal Update Ready Just in Time for a New Arrival. The door opener seems to be working just like before. Anyone out there with any knowledge about what might be the best course of action for our roof, so I can get this project moving? Find the Craftsman garage door opener code flashing on the motor unit and follow the troubleshooting steps listed in the chart below to fix the problem. Hanging Heavy Curtain Track from Garage Ceiling Joists? Set the meter to Ohms (omega symbol) or Farads (uf, mf, etc) and touch one terminal with the black/neg lead and the red/pos lead to the other terminal. I had the same problem and appreciates everyone's feedback. I have max 110" to work with from the counter edge of perimeter cabinets and sink to the opposite wall which like you is mostly a blank wall with no appliances to contend with. and was able to do this without taking the logic board out of the door opener! Just wanted to say thank you so much to zermatt, because soldering that PCB joint fixed my issue too! I assume this was limiting power to certain of the motors, and once reconnected, all is well. (i can also add more photo's if need be). But in reality, that concept may be more of a hassle bc having to get the stool(s) out from another room when I want to put the dropleaf up and use it could be a pain. I am an electrical engineer with a doctoral degree, and I was prepared to spend hours with fancy equipment, but I was expecting a bad component, not a bad solder joint and would never have found this problem. Blew out the motor, added a bit of grease on the gears, and WD40 to the motor shaft, and reassembled. I tried clearing codes and re learning remotes but still the same. Has worked fine for several weeks since this issue. And it is still relevant as this was the issue with my opener. Use a multimeter set to ohms (or continuity) and read red to white, blue to white and red to blue. Typically the good flooring was put in the main rooms and the less expensive in the other rooms. The links below should help you diagnose this. Your question was published, help is on its way! Chamberlain garage door openers with yellow or blue force adjustment dials flash the LED next to the Learn button to indicate a component failure. I used a crescent wrench to loosen it and that released the inner trolley. Even the GFI outlet it was plugged into needed replaced. The door closes and then opens right back up by itself. Saved my weekend! If the opener is operating normally, unplug the garage door opener then plug it back in to reset the flashing. Any ideas would be helpful, i moved the garage door opener from my old garage to new and it worked fine till now. That capacitor has blown. Here are some pics. I was working on the garage to install a manual key opener in case of power failure, which required me to open/close the door multiple times in a short period. The lift master door opener failed to operate suddenly after 17 years in use(the manufacturer label dated 01/00). How do you determine which Hp garage door opener to buy? This is a 20 year old Craftsman 1/2 hp. Now, connect the leads back to the meter. If you’ve been thinking about changing over to LEDs but aren't sure how to do it and which to buy, this story is for you, Got a bathroom without natural light or a view? After removing the two screws that hold the logic board to the frame, I was able to swing the board around for better access. We added an extension to the white wire so it would not continue to pull off. So most things I’m reading say it won’t open , but mine is ? Thank you! The yellow light on the back keeps blinking. As I said, the biggest problem we are having with the roof is heat gain. Reconditioned the solder joint and the unit back go normal again. I am at an impasse with our upstairs bathroom remodel plans. Craftsman 139.53684 garage door opener manual. I found this forum and sure enough , a bad solder connection and its up and running again. Get more answers from the people in your networks. All looked fine but looking again with a magnifying glass revealed one connection that looked different than others. I had the same type of problem. Found this page after digging, subscribed just to see what ppl were talking about and poof the magical answer. This particular connection also seems to trace to the multi-wire plug that everything attaches to - and more specifically, the red lead that goes to the motor-start capacitor. Thank you Zermatt!! Hold your head high you deserve it, I hope you have a wonderfull day :), Hey guys. I was skeptical, but much to my surprise, that one touch with the iron fixed it immediately. Is there sensors on top the motor to garage door also? Thanks folks posted and shared your experience that help me to save $$$$ and moreover I've gained DIY knowledge. If it does, then check the windings. Thank you for using Manage My Life. My garage door will work with the wall mount. (not at all connected to the control board). Ok,, I have the same problem with the 5 blinks however it was caused by a lightning strike nearby. Cost to turn basement into underground garage. This time I reworked all of the larger solder joints. So I thought I would reach out to the Houzz community about roofing. For example, the Craftsman garage door opener troubleshooting for the light flashing 5 times may involve motor replacement if the door travels smoothly and the code appears after a single use. I used leaded solder for my rework of the relay's connection to the PWB... My thanks go out to those in this thread. Powered my soldering iron and soldered 1 bad contact. The ohms/continuity should read numbers or ring. I think it would look funny to have the island sticking out farther than that counter. same as above, mine was 3 to the left of the original, saved me time and money THANKS. 5 flashes. I re-attached the outer trolley to the inner one. I noticed the travel of the trolley after a full open/close cycle took it nowhere close to the stop bolt, so I'm guessing maybe the LED interfered with the signalling on when to stop? No sounds, no movements on a motor side. It's ugly dirty work. So, will cancel by order for the new door opener.... thanks to you! Report This by Manage My Life. But I wanted to first get some idea what it will cost to re-roof. What would you do with this craftsman interior ceiling? Unplug it. Meantime I thank everyone for the good input and most of all for letting me know I'm not the only one who can't stand not being able to fix things that don't work by myself! Before I get one from Home Depot for 150$ plus install fee $127 , I did one more Google search to better understand the diagnostics code LED five blinks and read this article about solder joint on logic PCB.
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