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Just some thoughts; no definite answer from me

Posted by johntee on November 26th, 2002 10:49 PM
In reply to Problem with Sears Craftsman Garage Door Opener by Dave Loines on November 26th, 2002 02:29 PM [Go to top of thread]

I've had the same thing happen occasionally. I initially assumed it was picking up one of my neighbor's codes (never tried the lock-out feature). But this opener had just gotten wet several times because of a leak in the garage, so I was thinking maybe that was causing it to go off on its own. I also noticed that the interior wall-switch that opens the door is cheap and kinda wobbly (it looks like just a door-bell pushbutton actually), so now I'm thinking maybe there's a looseness in the fittings inside the switch; enough vibration might be causing accidental contact.

Or, of course, the opener itself could be bored or possessed...

If you figure out a definitive answer, please let me know.

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