Reliable Garage Door Repair Services in Atlanta  

678-487-2727

  Dec 13 2020

Why is My Garage Door Remote Not Working?

Your home’s garage door is likely the most frequently used entrance, and operating it with a remote makes life much easier. But it is frustrating to come home after a hectic day in the office to notice that the door opener remote isn’t working.

If you’re in such a situation, don’t try forcing the door to open, rather follow the troubleshooting tips shared in this article by experts from Bob's Advance Garage Doors and for sure, the problem will be solved. In case you have garage door problems that indicate a pressing repair need, don’t hesitate to give us a call. Our garage door technicians are highly trained and experienced to handle any garage door issue.

Check the Batteries and Replace Them

The conventional remote controls use a 3-volt battery which is renowned for its long-lasting abilities but it can get depleted with time.

The fastest way to know if the battery is dead is to check the indicator light. If it looks dimmer or doesn’t blink at all, then the battery is dead. To be sure, remove the screws and check the battery contacts whether they are wet or worn out.

 You can buy the battery at a nearby store if you don’t have a reserve. Then reassemble the remote.

The LED Light Bulb May Have Disrupted the Signal to the Opener

Depending on the configuration of the remote, the LED lights may cause interference with garage door openers. This is because garage door openers operate by using radio waves, which can interfere with the Led lights to disrupt the operation of the opener.

However, before assuming that there is an interference, you need to reprogram the remote. If the problem isn’t resolved then you can get in contact with a professional from Bob's Advance Garage Doors.

Programming Issues

Sometimes the remote may need to be reprogrammed after replacing the battery. But that’s not a hard nut to crack. Get the owner's manual and follow the programming steps to get your garage door opener working again. Or you can access the manufacturer’s website for instructions on how to reprogram the remote.

A Blown Ground Fault Interpreter (GFI)

A bad Ground Fault Interpreter (GFI) may affect one or more electrical systems including the opener of the garage door. It may trip a circuit breaker or blow a fuse because of a spark, wrong wiring, or a damaged home appliance.

Though this may be fixed by pressing the reset button on the wall outlet that corresponds with your garage door. Nevertheless, if this problem persists, you have to call a pro to check out the system.

Check if the lock Button is Engaged

Sometimes, the lock button on your garage door’s wall may be engaged. Most times, the engagement of the lock button is not intentional. This may be done by cleaners while performing their normal duties. Check out the button and disengage the door and then check if everything is working correctly.

If the Garage Door Remote is Still Not Working, then call the professionals at Bob's Advance Garage Doors.

In case you have followed all the tips above and the garage door doesn't open, then it might be an advanced issue that needs the knowledge and experience of a professional. Our garage door repair technicians will arrive at your location to getting things back up and running at affordable rates.

  • Signs Your Garage Door Needs Repairs

    You don’t have to wait until a dangerous problem occurs with your garage door before making the necessary repairs or replacement. Attending to potential issues now, without stalling will help you avoid possible injuries that could suddenly happen. 

  • How can I Open My Garage Door If There is a Power Outage?

    Most garage door owners are unaware of what to do to open their doors when there is a power outage. An electrical door opener will not work when there is a power outage but there are some quick means to open your garage door when this problem occurs.

  • How to Avoid Garage Door Scams?

    The garage door is the main entrance to your home; hence it provides security for you and your household. It is important that you choose your garage door wisely to avoid scams. If you are unsure of the right type of garage door to get, please contact us at Bob's Garage Doors and we will help you make informed choices. You can also avoid scams through the following steps;

  • Winter Curb Appeal Ideas

    For most homeowners, spending time or resources on the garage door does not rank high on their home improvement list. On the other hand, it isn't easy for some people to decide on the right garage door style that would best portray their personality during and after the winter months.



  • 10% OFF Military Discount

    10%OFF

    All active or retired military officers receive 10% off any service.

    Coupons must be presented at time of service. Limit one. Not valid with any other offer.

  • Free Price Quotes

    FREE

    Get free price quotes for residential or commercial garage door services.

    Coupons must be presented at time of service. Limit one. Not valid with any other offer.

  • $75 OFF Installation

    $75OFF

    Residential & Commercial Garage Door Installation

    Coupons must be presented at time of service. Limit one. Not valid with any other offer.

  • 10% OFF Garage Door Repair

    10%OFF

    Any Commercial & Residential Garage Door Repair Services

    Coupons must be presented at time of service. Limit one. Not valid with any other offer.

Garage Door Pros

678-487-2727

  • Enter Security Code: 1234

Great Reasons to Trust Bob`s Garage Doors

  • Locally Owned
    Bob's Advance Garage Doors is locally and family owned business based in Atlana, GA offering experienced garage door services in Metro Atlanta area.

  • Garage Door Pros
    Our garage door technicians have years of experience providing most reliable garage door & replacement Services in Atlanta.

  • Emergency Service
    We are proud to offer 24/7 emergency garage door services in the Metro Atlanta area. Call us anytime to schedule garage door repair, replacement or installation service in your area.




10% Off

Call us now to get 10% Off any garage door repair services.

Garage Door Repair in Atlanta

Locally & Family Owned Garage Door Repair Company
Your Local Trusted Garage Door Professionals

678-487-2727

Emergency Service - Call Now