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Q: What tips should be followed when using the universal garage door opener?

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What tips should be followed when using the universal garage door opener?

A: If your car is equipped with a universal ga...

If your car is equipped with a universal garage door opener, it provides you with a convenient way to get into your garage and eliminates the need to carry a handheld remote in your car. However, there are some important tips to follow regarding this system:

  • Don’t program the garage door with the car in the garage – you should be outside, and the door and opener should have no obstructions.

  • Don’t use the garage door opener if your system does not have a safety stop and reverse feature.

  • Keep your old remote – you’ll need it for reprogramming.

  • Erase the codes stored in the garage door opener if you sell or trade in your car.

  • While the garage door opener can be programmed to work with a community gate, you’ll need to follow the gate manufacturer’s instructions.

  • If you accidentally enter Programming mode, don’t press any other buttons for several seconds. The system will automatically go back to normal.

  • Don’t damage your driver side sun visor – this is where the garage door opener is installed.

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