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Craftsman 1/2 HP CHain Drive Garage Door Opener with Security+ Anti-Burglary Coding
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Craftsman 1/2 HP CHain Drive Garage Door Opener with Security+ Anti-Burglary Coding

Item# 00953930000P | Model# 53930 | Added on June 24, 2012 | Source: Sears.com | Available At 2 Sellers
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1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener Opens by Remote, Inside and from Car
Enjoy a great end to every day by installing the Craftsman Garage Door Opener with Anti-Burglary Coding today. The 1/2 HP motor lifts your garage doors gently and doesn't close until it's sure you've arrived safely inside. You don't have to rush in because advanced sensors will reverse the closing doors if they detect your car's motion. Once you're in, the PosiLock system will make sure the garage doors are closed tight behind you.
You receive two remotes with this 1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. Keep one for yourself and give another to a family member or friend if you have a double garage. If it happens that you lose your remote, you can open from inside the house. Another option is to have a homelink visor installed so you can open it from inside your car. For your safety, it uses top anti-burglary technology that sends a new code every time you use it. This prevents thieves from interfering or activating it when you're not home.

  • The Craftsman Garage Door Opener with Anti-Burglary Coding ensures you a smooth and safe drive into your garage every day
  • Hardworking 1/2 HP motor with chain system lifts and closes garage doors with ease
  • Sensor technology reverses closing doors if they detect motion from your car
  • PosiLock system closes door tight
  • Comes with 2 remotes with anti-burglary technology that sends new codes every time you use them
  • If you lose
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9 found this review helpful
by Jarhead2
January 23rd, 2009
1st Time Installer

Our old Craftsmen that was in our home for the 7 1/2 years that we have lived here (and well aged prior to our home purchase) died about a month ago. Being unemployed I was concerned with spending too much and settled for the 953930. I have never installed a garage door opener and was concerned with installing the unit alone. Much to my delight the unit was easy to install and took about 3 hours. The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I caution anyone to NOT test the unit until it is completly installed. I "test " ran the unit prior to installing the door stop sensors and attaching the door. It was a mistake and created an additional hour of work to adjust the chain to the correct position. If your replacing your unit and have an existing rail, I suggest that you go ahead and repalce everything... after all you did pay for it and your rail could have some un noticed wear. It really is not much more work and the unit operates much quieter. I believe it was a great value for the money. If you are a Craftsman club member you can receive additional discounts when offerd saving an additional $10, just ask a Slaes Associate about joining, it is free.

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23 found this review helpful
by MikeInDallas
April 18th, 2009
Not as good as past models.

In 2006, replaced a 1980 model Craftsman opener that was already up when we bought the house. Not bad: 26 years of service. New opener worked great. Replaced the controller card because of an electrical surge ($96). April 2009 - less than 3 years service - the chain-drive gear snapped off the gear-train axle. On examination this shaft narrows to less than 1/4-inch (!) at the bearing. I could replace it but now (including the controller board) we're well into the original price. Not pleased. Note that the 4-year warranty is on the MOTOR. The motor still works fine. The rest of the opener - not as good as an equivalent Craftsman model from 26 years ago.

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myway1
RATED

garage door opener

very easy to install, and quiet

9 days ago via sears.com
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anacaldwell
RATED

Just what I needed

I had a similar opener for over ten years and just replaced it with this one, easy to use and no issues with mechanics

18 days ago via sears.com
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Richwho
RATED

Went up easily, remotes were easy to program.

Have same model on other garage door, so I stayed with a winner. Good sale price.

25 days ago via sears.com
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Kd2006
RATED

good quality for money

29 days ago via sears.com
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abc123Katy
RATED

Good Product

The opener is easy to install if you have an existing Craftsman system with wirings ready. If you have just the motor that needs to be replaced, most of the components in the box are not necessary. It is very easy to take out the old broken motor and put in the new one. The reomote that came with it work right out of the box.
I just wish Sears can sell the parts separately like the motor only so I don't have to buy so many useless accessories, I didn't even have to change the wall mounted control.

March 10th via sears.com
3 of 3 found this review helpful.
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marioncjanus
RATED

goldie

fits and runs well

March 8th via sears.com
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Yolanda57
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Great

Does the job. Easy installation.

March 7th via sears.com
1 of 1 found this review helpful.
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kdmurray
RATED

can't beat it

Great value for the price! Installed by myself in one afternoon. Had a little rewiring to do. Works great!

March 7th via sears.com
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John_Speakman
RATED

It sucks do not buy, junk

I purchased a Craftsman because I have had good luck with Craftsman products in the past. But steer clear of this lemon - it is a piece of junk. From the light bulbs vibrating themselves out, thus requiring the sockets needing replaced (although under warranty you have to pay somebody to come out and tell you that they don't work), not at one years old, I have to replace an RPM sensor.

Sears you blew it with thus one.

February 27th via craftsman.com
2 of 3 found this review helpful.
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Januaryman
RATED

Erratic behavior; remanufactured part

Door began partially opening on its own about 60 days after installation. Repairman was late and in a big hurry. Had remanufactured logic board sent for me to install. Sears, you lost me as an appliance customer.

February 25th via craftsman.com
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agrisaffe
RATED

Craftsman Garage Door Operner

Replaced a broken Craftsman Garage Door Operner of the exact same size, HP and design that was in use for over 20 years. It was a breeze to change out. Went back to Sears for the replacement of a craftsman product even though other venders offer a different Operner at lower prices.

February 24th via sears.com
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Nurudin
RATED

Excellent product

The Garage Door Opener was installed and working quite satisfactorily. Sears installer was a real pro and installed the opener efficiently and quickly. I will recommend this product without any hesitation.

February 23rd via sears.com
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Berg1
RATED

Quiet

It's very quiet and fast. Excellent installation person. Was installed during horribly cold conditions. This replaced an opener from Sears that was probably 30 years old. Expect this one to last as long!

February 19th via sears.com
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Phabsim
RATED

Excellent product and easy to install

February 17th via sears.com
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JCdoors
RATED

Great Door Opener

Smooth going up and down and it's also quite.

February 17th via sears.com
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DebNJim
RATED

Very quiet equipment and for the price great quality. I recommend this item

February 16th via sears.com
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bobsacard
RATED

I like the opener but do not like one feature

I like the opener but this opener does not provide the ability to turn the light on or off prior to opening or closing

February 10th via sears.com
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GeneralGrant
RATED

Garage Door Opener

This was an excellent choice as a replacement for my previous Sears garage door opener. Easy to install, however I needed to call service about programming on the unit.

February 9th via sears.com
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Trace215
RATED

very nice

Our old one decided to stop working. Purchased this one was easy to install and works well. Would purchase another one.

February 7th via sears.com
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GBreeswine
RATED

Garage Door Opener

This item has brought the joy of not needing to get out of our vehicles to open the garage in the cold! The opener works quickly and seems to have been installed with little difficulty.

February 2nd via sears.com
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ZUBAIR CHAUDHRY
There was only a single Garage Door Opener (Craftsman 1/2 HP CHain Drive Garage Door Opener) delivered today. The UPS delivery man threw this at the f
by ZUBAIR CHAUDHRY 
24 days ago
Lance Sawyer
I agree, the website is pitiful. I finally find something I want, put it in my cart, and then it won't show my points or even let me view my cart to complete my purchase. Pretty sad. I love the products, but I'll just wait till I get to the store, if I go.
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Audie Murphy
I have a craftman Garage Door Opener 1/2 hp, and i just need to know how to adjest the opener so that it can operate correctly
by Audie Murphy 
November 20th, 2011
Barry Larson
You can view and download the manual for that garage door opener at managemylife.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0706250.pdf

The adjustment instructions are on pages 27-29
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November 20th, 2011
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