Reprogramming automatic door openers gives most home owners a serious headache, but if you follow our simple steps you will have it completed in no time at all. As you can appreciate, automatic door openers for residential garage doors don’t need to be reprogrammed very often, but if your remote is broken, lost or even stolen, then you will need to reprogram the replacement.
These remotes operate by sending a coded signal using a radio frequency to the garage door opener and if it matches the code for your doors, the motor will engage, and your garage doors will open or close. Most new model automatic garage door openers in Brisbane operate using a multi code for added security that resets each time you use the remote.
Older models might still be using a single code, so you will need to purchase not only the right remote for your brand of doors, but also either a single or multi coded model. You can also buy a universal remote, but you will need to check that it uses the same frequency as your automatic door openers.
Steps for reprogramming automatic door openers for residential properties that operate using a rolling multi code
Access the control panel for the motor, press and hold the door code or reset button. When the light flashes, release the button and then press and hold the transmitter button on the remote until the light flashes on the motor, which means that the signal was received. Press the door code or reset button again and the light should flash to confirm that the code has changed.
Steps for reprogramming automatic door openers for residential properties that operate using a single code
Open the back of the remote and move the manual switches inside to change the code. Access the same manual switches on the motor and change them to match the remote. Replace the back of the remote and your automatic door openers should work perfectly.
If you have any problems reprogramming your remote and garage doors, don’t hesitate to call the team at United Doors – the specialists in automatic garage door openers in Brisbane. You can get a quote online or call us on 07 3869 2525.