When the remote for your automatic garage door opener stops working, you may be faced with getting a garage door remote control replacement. Or, you may find that this problem is not in your remote control. It will pay you to determine this before spending the money to replace a control that isn't broken.
Tip 1 – Checking Your Options
In finding that your garage opener remote control is not working, don't assume this opener is broken and will need to be replaced. The problem could also be caused by worn out remote control batteries or a defective opener unit. By checking these parts you can easily isolate the source of your problem
Tip 2 - Determining Your Model Type
In deciding to replace your opener remote control, you should look for the brand name and model number of your existing control. Then, buy the same type and model. Typically, you'll find this brand and model information on your existing controller.
Tip 3 - Choosing Your Remote
You'll need to program your new controller, once you buy the controller. It will pay you to learn all you can about door opener remote control programming options before purchasing your controller. This information will usually be available from your retailer who sells you your new controller.