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Garage door opener advice

Opener in the new house just opened for the last time.

What brand/style do you guys recommend?

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Why did it stop? You can get parts for them and it's much cheaper to repair than replace. My last one stopped because the control board went bad. $58 back in business.

We have Genie in our rental and Wayne Dalton in our current house but I believe they are made by the same people. Niether is a favorite, just depends on purchase price I guess.

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I have heard that the Liftmaster 3280 belt drive is a nice opener, however, make sure whichever model you pick syncs up with your Homelink in your cars or you may need to buy a repeater to make everything work.
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Earlier this year, I replaced mine with a Genie belt drive. Geez Louise that thing is quiet. I had a worm-drive before. There are times when I've pushed the button, gone in the house, closed the door. I've re-opened the door to make sure the door is down. It's that quiet.


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Why did it stop? You can get parts for them and it's much cheaper to repair than replace. My last one stopped because the control board went bad. $58 back in business.

We have Genie in our rental and Wayne Dalton in our current house but I believe they are made by the same people. Niether is a favorite, just depends on purchase price I guess.
Opener is 10 years old. Parts arent available

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
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Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
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