Blue Max garage door opener troubleshooting

Use the tables below to troubleshoot any problems you might be having with your Blue Max garage door opener. This simple guide will help you identify the issue and solve it by yourself.

Operator does not run from wall control.Check the power source.
• Plug a lamp jnto outlet used for operator. If lamp works, power source is OK. If not, check fuse or circuit breaker.
• If power is OK:
• Check connections at operator terminals.
• Check connections at wall control.
• Motor protector may be open. Wait about 20 minutes for- automatic reset.
Door starts for no reason.Check staples on wire from power unit to wall control. If they cut into insulation, they can short wires. If wire is cut, replace it. Someone nearby may have selected the same personal code. Change your code
Door starts down, then stops before it's closed.Check DOWN limit switch setting.
Door starts down, then stops and goes back up.Check SAFE-T-REVERSE adjustment. If door has SAFE-T-BEAM, check for light beam obstruction or misalignment.
Door will only run closed.Check UP limit switch for free movement and proper wiring.
Door will only run open.Check SAFE-T-BEAM. Check down limit switch for free movement and proper wiring.
Remote control has less than 25 feet operating range.Relocate remote control inside car.
Point remote control at door.
Replace battery. Do not attempt to retune radio controls.
Door starts up, but stops before it’s completely open.Be sure door is in good repair, properly lubricated and balanced. Check UP limit switch setting. Check SAFE-T-REVERSE adjustment
Operator runs, but door does not move.Make sure carriage is engaged. Check SAFE-T-REVERSE adjustment.
Operator works from wall control, but not from remote control.Check code settings on remote control and power unit. They must be identical. If one remote control works and another doesn’t, check bat- tery, code setting and frequency of non-working unit.
Noisy operation.Be sure all fasteners are tight.
Be sure door is in good repair, properly lubricated and balanced.
Lubricate drive screw. Use Only:
• Lubriplate Low Temp
• Lubriplate Aero
Other lubricants may damage your opera

Garage door openers sold under the Blue Max brand are manufactured by the Genie of Fairview Door Co. It is one of the leading garage door companies with more than 50 years of history. It was established in 1964.

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