Garage door push button help.

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Old 03-12-19, 06:06 PM
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Garage door push button help.

What seemed easy is turning into a nightmare. Easy single button wall mount switch. Guy that owned the home before me ran the wires down the wall to a junction box. The only thing that will cover the box and hole in the wall is a wall plate. I had a small push button switch mounted in a wall plate. Switch broke and I am trying to replace. The skinny rectangular push button garage switches won't fit in a wall plate. Every other switch I got is on/off so it doesn't work rightrfor the garage door. Does anyone know of a switch or type of switch that will mount into a wall plate and work correctly with a garage door?

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Old 03-12-19, 06:18 PM
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Get a blank plate and drill it for a standard pushbutton switch or if you need to use a standard toggle plate..... mount a doorbell button over the slot.
 
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Old 03-13-19, 03:25 AM
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Liftmaster makes wall buttons that will fit over a wall box, what kind of opener do you have?
 
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I have a genie. Will the lift master work for that?
 
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Old 03-13-19, 03:23 PM
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I'm not sure I'm not a Genie guy. Try touching the two wires together and see if the door moves, if so this one should work with it. https://www.amazon.com/Liftmaster-41.../dp/B000F5KF1O
 
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Which model Genie garage door opener do you have? If it is a model that uses a series II wall console is larger than the push button style that you are describing. https://store.geniecompany.com/colle...ies-ii-product
 
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