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rsml

07:45AM | 12/19/01
Member Since: 12/18/01
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I have a big security problem with my Sears Craftsman 1/2 HP garage door opener. I lost one of the remote (probably near my house) and I re-coded the one that I had, hoping that the other lost one would be useless. This is not so unfortunately. Is there anyone who can tell me how to make the lost remote useless? I have another garage door opener with two remotes and I can't just change a code on one remote. Because they are of the same frequency, only one has to be programmed. I have Green LCD on the back for programming a code, made in 1999.

rpxlpx

03:21AM | 12/20/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
On my Craftsman 1/2, you can "wipe out" all codes and start over, programming it to accept only the remotes that you have in your hand. (Read the instruction booklet.) That would make the lost remote useless to anyone who would want to break into your garage.
I'm not clear about what the 2nd opener has to do with this one. Unless it's the old kind that has switches that you set manually, you could simply do the same thing - wipe out the old settings and start over, using only the remotes that you still have. If the 2nd opener has the old manual switches, you can buy a replacement remote at Sears, set it to another "code", and match that new code on the old opener.
I re-read your post and I think there may be some confusion. On my Craftsman, it's the opener that's programmable, not the remotes. When you set it, the opener is programmed to work with whatever remotes you have, not the other way around. When this is done, then any other remotes (such as the one that's lost) will not affect your opener.

[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited December 20, 2001).]

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