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Replacement garage door opener question?

If I buy a replacement garage door opener and reprogram it, will it make the previous openers ineffective? 

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  • 1 month ago

     MOST garage door openers clear all codes when you program a new REMOTE. If you want more than one remote to operate the unit, you need to have all of them present when you reprogram.

  • 1 month ago

    as long as you only reprogram the new door opener, no.  and, in theory, those doors that recognize new openers will be fine AS LONG AS you do not exceed the maximum number of openers mentioned in the owner's manual.  sure woulda helped if you'd told us the brand and model -- grampa

  • 1 month ago

    Depends on the brand of door.  Some will reprogram with a new code for both the door and the remote.  Other (cheaper) doors will just set the new remote to match the existing door code which will allow the old remote to still work.

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