Why did my garage door opener suddenly stop working?

The most common reason for a garage door remote transmitter to stop working is a dead battery. However, if ALL the garage door openers stop working at the same time, then most likely the garage door antenna is not attached properly or the garage door opener itself needs to be reset.

How do I fix my Craftsman 1/2 hp garage door opener?

How to Troubleshoot the Craftsman 1/2 HP Garage Door Opener

  1. Make sure the outlet has power.
  2. Check the fuse box or circuit breakers.
  3. Check the bottom of the garage door for snow and ice.
  4. If the garage door has been repeatedly used, this may have tripped the overload protector in the motor.

How long does a garage door opener last?

about 10 – 15 years
On average, a garage door opener should last about 10 – 15 years. Some last longer and some last a shorter amount of time, but keeping up with maintenance can help increase the lifespan. If moving parts aren’t lubricated, the door isn’t balanced correctly, etc., the opener tends to wear out more quickly.

How do you know if garage door motor is bad?

Here are some warning signs you should watch out for to tell if you need a garage door opener motor replacement.

  1. The Garage Door Opener Vibrates.
  2. The Garage Door Opener Makes Excessive Noise.
  3. The Garage Door Moves Sluggishly.
  4. The Garage Door Can’t Open.

Why is my garage door chain not moving?

If the motor hums, but the chain doesn’t move, that indicates a problem with the motor. If the motor works but the chain doesn’t move, the chain sprocket may need servicing. If nothing happens at all, the safety sensors may be out of alignment.

Does a Craftsman garage door opener have a fuse?

Most Craftsman openers do not have any type of fuse, though some older models did have a reset button. The owner’s manual would tell you if your model has a reset and cover how to use it.

What does 5 blinks mean on Craftsman garage door opener?

 http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/garages/msg012015459574.html indicates a 5 blinks is a diagnostic for “”RPM sensor or motor overload”.