Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about our Orange County Garage Door and Gate Services


How do I program my car to my Liftmaster garage door operator?

How to Program Your Car to Your LiftMaster Garage Door Opener

Hello! I’m Jonathan, the manager of garage door operations. Today, I'll demonstrate how to sync your car's built-in HomeLink system to your LiftMaster garage door opener. Let's get started:

1. Check Your Car for HomeLink: Look for a system typically referred to as HomeLink. It usually features three buttons and can be found either on your car's roof near the rearview mirror or on the visor. Identify these buttons before proceeding.

2. Prepare Your Existing Remote: You will need a remote that currently operates your garage door. It’s crucial that the remote is functional as it plays a key role in the programming process.

Play Video

3. Choose the Button: Decide which of the three HomeLink buttons you want to program to operate your garage door. Press this button; if it flashes slowly, you’re set for the next step. If it’s solid or flashes rapidly, hold it down until it begins to flash slowly, which could take up to 30 seconds.

4. Sync the Remote and HomeLink: With your chosen HomeLink button flashing slowly, simultaneously press the button on your working garage door remote. Your HomeLink button should then start to flash more quickly, indicating it has learned the remote's signal.

5. Test the Button: Try pressing the newly programmed HomeLink button. If your garage door responds, you’ve successfully linked it. If the door doesn’t move, you’ll need to proceed with additional steps.

6. Locate the Learn Button on Your Motor: Find the 'Learn' or 'Programming' button on your garage door motor. This is typically located above the motor (look for wires and possibly an antenna). This button might be purple, but colors can vary.

7. Final Programming Step: Push the learn button on your motor once (like ringing a doorbell) and quickly head back to your car. You have about 30 seconds to complete this step. Press and hold the programmed HomeLink button in your car. If done correctly, the lights on your garage door motor will blink once to confirm communication.

8. Test the Door: After the motor light blinks, press the HomeLink button again. Your garage door should now operate with the press of your car’s HomeLink button.

And there you have it! Your car is now programmed to your LiftMaster garage door opener. If you encounter any issues, consult your motor’s manual or contact us for assistance.

Wood Garage Door FAQ:

Yes! Garage doors can be made custom, and only limited to your imagination! There are different wood options, window and glass options and different custom wood garage door designs to explore.