To operate a Sears garage door opener, you must first program the opener to accept the remote control code. Then simply use the push button feature on the garage door remote. If you have the keypad feature, you must program it to accept a secure four-digit code.
Specific programming steps for a Sears garage door opener depend on the model as well as the operating parts the user has for it. ManualsOnline.com contains manuals for programming and operating a garage door opener, while SearsPartsDirect.com has a troubleshooting guide. Some common symptoms of a garage door opener include the door making noise, not working, not opening, not opening or closing all the way, or working intermittently.