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Old 11-15-00, 10:16 AM
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I installed a used garage door opener and I bought a clicker because it didn't come with one when I bought it used. The opener has worked fine but since colder weather moved in..20-30f the opener does not respond to the clicker. Could I have dirty contacts or why does cold weather affect the operation? It is a older stanley (15 yrs) 1/4 hp opener for a 8 by 7 lightweight door. Can I repair it rather than buy new?
 
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Old 11-16-00, 04:54 AM
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Probably replace your opener. You have an excellent brand. Most openers only last about 5 to 7 years. 3000 opens and closes.
Your problem is with your circuit board in the opener. The older openers did not work well in colder weather. The new ones are just fine.
 
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Old 11-18-00, 08:50 PM
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Sorry Jack but i disagree if I had to buy and opener Stanley would be the last one on this list for me. I found Stanleys to be the cheapest opener I ever had to repair and the lowest quality. The best one for your money is sears which is identical to liftmaster which is pitched by Paul Harvey.
 
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