Craftsman 139.18152 - Universal Receiver Manual

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Craftsman 139.18152 - Universal Receiver Manual


To prevent possible SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH from electrocution:

  • Be sure power is not connected BEFORE installing door control.
  • Connect ONLY to 24 VOLT low voltage wires.

To prevent possible SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH from a closing garage door:

  • Install door control within sight of garage door, out of reach ofchildren at a minimum height of 5 feet (1.5 m), and away from all moving parts of door.
  • NEVER permit children to operate or play with door control pushbuttons or remote control transmitters.
  • Activate door ONLY when it can be seen clearly, is properly adjusted, and there are no obstructions to door travel.
  • ALWAYS keep garage door in sight until completely closed. NEVERpermit anyone to cross path of closing garage door.

Some states prohibit the service or repair of garage door motor units which cannot be made to comply with the safety standards contained in UL 325 (1988 revision). In order to comply with both the letter and the spirit of these laws, this universal remote control converter kit should not be used with any Sears Craftsman ® garage door opener manufactured prior to April 1, 1982.


  • Unplug the motor unit before proceeding.
  • OPEN RECEIVER: Insert a small screwdriver in slot on receiver front panel as shown. Twist up actuator cover.
  • CONNECT RECEIVER AND MOTOR UNIT: Remove about 1/4" of insulation from each end of the 2-strand bell wire.
    Connect one end to the receiver screw terminals (polarity is NOT required). Route wire along the channels and out the bottom as shown.
  • Connect the other end of the bell wire to the two motor unitterminals labeled "2" (white) and "1" (red), "common" and "command" or the terminals used for the push button control.
  • Use insulated staples to secure bell wire between receiver andmotor unit. Length of bell wire depends on where the receiver will be installed. Replace actuator cover.
  • Choose a 120Vac polarized outlet for the receiver which is OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Plug receiver into selected outlet. Return power to the motor unit.


With Security✚®, the code between the remote control and the receiver changes with each use, accessing over 100 billion new codes.
You can activate your motor unit with up to 8 Security✚® remote controls and one Security✚® Keyless Entry.

  1. Pry open the front panel of receiver case with a screwdriver. Re-connect power to motor unit.
  2. Press and release the "SMART" actuator on the receiver. Thelearn indicator light will glow steadily for 30 seconds.
  3. Within 30 seconds, press and hold the button on the hand-heldremote that you wish to operate your garage door.

The motor unit will now operate when either the receiver actuator or the remote control push button is pressed.
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for each remote control that will be used to operate the garage door motor unit.


Press and hold the "SMART" actuator on the receiver panel until the indicator light turns off (about 6 seconds). All transmitter codes are now erased. Then follow the steps above to reprogram each remote control.

NOTICE: To comply with FCC and or Industry Canada (IC) rules, adjustment or modifications of this receiver and/or transmitter are prohibited, except for changing the code setting or replacing the battery. THERE ARE NO OTHER USER SERVICEABLE PARTS.
Tested to Comply with FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. this device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

To order replacement parts call
1-800-4-MY-HOME® (1-800-469-4663)

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