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Programming Garage Door Opener

atlas310

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Apr 1, 2016
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Dumb question, but I have one of those old multi-code garage door openers with the fixed 10 switch pins. Is it possible to program it into my Model 3? Or are only certain garage openers compatible?
 

Mishakim

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Apr 4, 2016
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It should work - for a simple remote like that, the HomeLink just records and plays back the RF signal, which never changes. You can probably use HomeLink's web page to figure it out for sure, if you know the brand etc.
 

atlas310

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Apr 1, 2016
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20180510_073451.jpg 20180510_073444.jpg it's this one. Do I need to stand up close? I was trying to get it to read from 5 get away with no luck.
 

S3XY

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Nov 24, 2015
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Start the Homelink learn process on the screen and make sure you stand in front of the car, point it at the bumper and hold the button until your headlights flash. It can take up to 30 seconds. If your lights don't flash then it's probably not compatible. Of course you should make sure the batteries are good before you start.
 
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atlas310

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Apr 1, 2016
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Start the Homelink learn process on the screen and make sure you stand in front of the car, point it at the bumper and hold the button until your headlights flash. It can take up to 30 seconds. If your lights don't flash then it's probably not compatible. Of course you should make sure the batteries are good before you start.

The new battery did the trick. Thanks!
 

gregd

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For the record, remotes have more-or-less omni-directional antennas. There is no way to "point" them at anything. It's not like an IR (optical) TV remote. Just hold it close to the car's pick-up, and it will work fine.
 
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coleAK

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Oct 23, 2018
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I had a heck of a time programming my home link to my Craftsman door. Struggled with it for over an hour. The process in the manual didn’t work. I figured out where the receiver on the car is and made a video on how I got it to program.

 

Deraillor

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Sep 3, 2018
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I had a heck of a time programming my home link to my Craftsman door. Struggled with it for over an hour. The process in the manual didn’t work. I figured out where the receiver on the car is and made a video on how I got it to program.

This perfectly solved my Homelink pairing issue. THANK YOU.
 
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