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Old 02-05-2011, 10:22 PM   #1
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garage wall switch isn't working

My garage wall switch doesn't light up or open/close my garage door anymore. My garage remote works perfectly fine, and I know the wires are fine too. I've unscrewed the button to take a look at it. There's a red wire connected to the top screw, and a black wire connected to the bottom screw but there's a yellow and green wire that doesn't seem to be connected to anything. Is this normal? Shouldn't they all be connected to something? Or is the button itself in need of replacement?


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Old 02-06-2011, 05:59 AM   #2
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garage wall switch isn't working

That is fine they just ran extra conductors. Take the two wires off the switch and touch them together if the door opens you need to install a new button. Don't worry you wont get shocked :-)

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Old 02-06-2011, 09:02 AM   #3
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Also check wires where they go into opener. Maybe got corroded or 1 wire broke from vibration?
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