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Sears Garage Door Opener Manual Needed

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11-12-17, 03:18 PM   #1 (permalink)  
Sears Garage Door Opener Manual Needed

I am in need of a manual for a Sears garage door opener model 139.53600. I need to find out if this one requires the electric eye obstruction detection sensors. I also need to know how to wire it. AC power is good, I can trip it by shorting terminals & running the rail trolley back & forth. There are 4 screw terminals on the motor housing labeled red, white & black in a group of three & then one labeled yellow at the other end.


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11-12-17, 03:40 PM   #2 (permalink)  
Let Google be your friend.

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11-12-17, 05:46 PM   #3 (permalink)  
Thanks joecaption. I found that one but it is only 1 page, like a cover page & not the full manual. I'm looking for a complete manual if possible.


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11-12-17, 11:44 PM   #4 (permalink)  
Yeah, typical of Chamberlain/Liftmaster. Oh, that's old, we won't tell you anything about it or help you fix it. From the Sears site if you didn't see it....

I'm looking for a manual for a Craftsman garage door opener model 13953600

Thank you for your request for a manual on this garage door opener.
I am sorry that the manual is no longer available to purchase or download.
I have put a request in to the manufacturer to see if they have one in a electronic format.
I will respond to you as soon as I here from them.

Sam A.

Sam A -Sears Technician
July 27, 2012
Thank you for you patience on waiting for the manual. Because of the age of the garage door opener the manufacture will no longer provide the manual for this opener. If you have any questions about the operation of the opener or have some service issues I will be glad to help you. I am sorry that I was not able to provide you with this request. Sam A.

Sam A -Sears Technician
August 03, 2012

What exactly are you trying to wire? Sensors? Button? Sorry I don't live at my old place, I could go out in the garage and look. That's what my old one looked like.

Hang loose, someone who's familiar with it will be able to tell you eventually.

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11-13-17, 04:50 AM   #5 (permalink)  
That model is not complete. It looks like a 139.536** series. I have a copy of the book that covers these models:

139.53627SRT-1/2 HP
139.53636SRT-1/2 HP

It clearly states that "The door will open but will not close unless the sensor beam is connected and properly aligned".

I'll send you a PDF copy of manual if you like. PM me.

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