Stanley was a manufacturer of garage door opener, after 1997 the company was no longer producing the garage door or garage door openers. If you have a Stanley garage opener and need to troubleshoot the opener, you may follow these instructions below:
- To troubleshoot a nonworking Stanley garage opener, you need to get a thorough inspection. Try to inspect the opener from the simplest one, check the opener whether or not it is plugged into a live 120-volt outlet.
- A nonworking garage opener is also due to motor overload protector is activated. Wait at least 10 minutes for the overload protector to cool down before using it again.
- Check the alignment of the beam sensor and attached well. Check the vacation switch, make sure it is in the position of unlocked.
- If the Stanley garage opener produces a flashing light on the opener, it may result of lack of force. The motor unit needs more force to lift up the door than the selected open or close force setting. Please refer to the owner’s manual or get a professional to check the door balance test or adjust the close and open force adjustments setting.
- When a garage opener is in action, it may due to the remote or wall button failure to work properly. When a garage door opener remote control does not work properly, try to do a simple action by replacing the battery.
- After you are sure that the battery is not the problem, you may check another cause of the problem. Check the antenna wire, try to coil or move the direction of the antenna wire into an opposite direction.
- When moving the antenna fails to make the remote functions well, try to reprogram the remote button. Refer the owner’s manual to do a remote control programming.
- Check the wall button for a broken or shorted wire. If your garage door opener moves as you short across the two screw terminals from the back of the opener, so the wire is broken or shorted.