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Trouble Shooting an Overhead Door Legacy 800 garage door opener

Posted by Dave Willmes on Mon, Oct 28, 2013 @ 01:02 PM

Very often trouble shooting a problem with an Overhead Door Legacy 800 (model #2026)

Overhead Door Legacy 800 garage door opener can be as easy as checking the LED indicator light on the motor head.

If a problem exists with the Legacy 800 garage door opener, the LED will flash (blink) to indicate the specific error.

Outlined below is a trouble shooting guide for the Legacy 800.

 
Red LED Green LED Possible Problem Solution Recommendation
OFF OFF Normal Operation None Required  
Continuous ON   Programming incomplete Complete programming Refer to the owner's manual
1 BLINK (repeat)   Programming the remote is not complete Push the remote button to complete the programming  
  1 BLINK (repeat) Programming is incomplete Set DOWN limit Refer to the owner's manual
    Safety beam sensor obstruction going down Check for obstructions  
    Door obstruction going down Check for obstructions  
    Door obstruction going up Check door springs Adjust spring tension so that the door balances
    Faulty safety beam sensor Replace safety beam sensor Order at www.OverheadDoorPartsOnline.com
  2 BLINKS (repeat) Programming incomplete Set UP limit Refer to the owner's manual
    Wire to power head or wire connection at power head is bad Check power head wiring and connections  Reconnect or replace wiring 
    Safety beam sensors are out of alignment  Realign safety beam sensors   
    Continuous obstruction Check for obstructions   
    Faulty safety beam sensor Replace safety beam sensor  Order at www.OverheadDoorPartsOnline.com 
   3 BLINKS (repeat) Limits set backwards Clear limits and reprogram  Refer to the owner's manual 
  4 BLINKS (repeat)  Push button wire short  Check push button wiring for shorts Reconnect or replace wiring 
    Push button wires reversed in power head  Reverse wire placement in power head connector   
    Faulty push button Replace push button  Order at www.OverheadDoorPartsOnline.com 
  5 BLINKS (repeat)  Chain too tight  Adjust chain tension  Refer to the owner's manual 
    Thermal Protector activated Wait unit the motor cools down and resets   
    Control system failure Replace circuit board  Order at www.OverheadDoorPartsOnline.com 


Order replacement parts for the Overhead Door Legacy 800 garage door opener

Remote Control                                          Keyless Entry                                         Wall Console

Overhead Door Legacy 800 remote control          Overhead Door Keyless Entry            Overhead Door Wall Console

Circuit Board                                             Safety Sensor (GREEN)                              (RED)

Legacy 800 circuit board       Legacy 800 photocell       Legacy 800 photocell

Carriage                                                        Belt Drive Sprocket                       Owner's Manual

Legacy 800 carriage        Belt Drive Sprocket        Legacy 800 Manual  

 

For technical support it is recommended to contact your local Overhead Door distributor by calling 1-800-929-3667.

 

 

 

Overhead Door Company of Northern Kentucky is a second generation family owned company that provides residential and commercial garage doors, automatic openers, dock equipment, commercial steel entry doors and retractable awnings to the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities. Overhead Door Company of Northern Kentucky has been a proud distributor of Overhead Door products for 65 years.

If you are located in Greater Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky and need an IDA certified garage door technician to repair your garage door click here to schedule an appointment

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To order replacement Overhead Door garage door parts go to our online parts store at www.OverheadDoorPartsOnline.com.

For more information about Overhead Door Company of Northern Kentucky visit our website at www.OverheadDoorOnline.com.

 

 

 

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