FAQs: Craftsman Garage Door Opener

Who Makes Craftsman Openers?

Craftsman garage door openers are manufactured by The Chamberlain Group and are rebranded for sale at Sears stores. These models have "139" as a prefix to the model number. The company's Chamberlain, LiftMaster and Craftsman lines of garage door openers have certain parts that are interchangeable.

Do Craftsman Garage Door Openers Have a Lifetime Warranty?

According to the Craftsman website, their Craftsman garage door openers have an in-home, limited warranty of three years for parts and 10 years for the motor. However, the length of warranty may vary. For the first 90 days from the sale date, the unit is warranted against any defects in materials or workmanship. Proof of sale must be presented for free repair or, if it can't be repaired, then free replacement. After 90 days up until three years, if any part is found to be defective, it will be replaced for free. Cost of installation is not included. The motor is guaranteed up to 10 years from the sale date. If it is found to be defective, it will be replaced for free, not including installation cost. This warranty does not include light bulbs or parts that are necessary due to operator negligence or abuse, or to interference.

How Do You Program a Craftsman Garage Door Remote?

To program a Craftsman garage door remote, you must press and release its "smart" button, which is located on the motor unit, and then press the button on the corresponding hand-held remote. After pressing the "smart" button, which can be found on the motor's head near the terminal strip and wire connections, the indicator light will glow for 30 seconds. During that time, press and hold the button on the remote. When the motor unit's light blinks, release the button. This indicates that the unit has learned the code. Two clicks are heard if there are no bulbs installed. For Security Plus and Wireless Keyless Entry Systems, you must enter your four-digit PIN within the 30 seconds, and then press and hold the remote's enter button. When the lights on the motor unit blinks, release the button.