Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a list of questions and answers that may assist you in the set-up of your Car2U® system.
I can't get my Car2U® System to program to my garage door opener or private gate:
Please select the Contact Us feature located at the bottom of the page to contact one of our representatives who can further assist you.
I can't get my Car2U® System to go into fixed code programming mode:
Use ruler or other flat surface to ensure all three buttons are pressed at the same time for 1 to 2 seconds before releasing.
I can't get my Car2U® System to program to my community gate:
If you reside in a gated community, please use the Contact Us feature located near the bottom of the page to contact a representative for further programming information, or contact the Car2U® call center at 866-572-2728.
How to verify if your vehicle is equipped with a GEN II module:
To verify your vehicle is equipped with a GEN II module, please press and hold the 2 outer buttons for 2 seconds and release. Then press the left and center buttons at the same time and hold for 3 seconds and release, if all 3 lights blink twice and stay on solid, your vehicle is equipped with a GEN II module. If all 3 lights flash rapidly, please contact us at 866-572-2728 for assistance.
How do I know if I need a repeater kit?
Chamberlain, Craftsman, and Raynor garage door models made after January 1st, 2011 may require a repeater kit. Chamberlain, Liftmaster, Raynor units with Security+ 2.0 technology and Craftsman Assurelink units will need a repeater kit. To confirm that you need a repeater kit to make your Car2U transmitter compatible, check for a yellow learn button and yellow antenna on the garage door opener motor head. This will confirm that you need a repeater kit.
How does the conversion module work?
The conversion module is an external receiver that is installed to your garage door opener. This allows the Car2U® System to operate with your garage door opener.
Where is the conversion module installed?
The Conversion Module is installed inside your garage and is connected with wire to the back of the garage door opener motor head.
Will the conversion module effect other transmitters/ vehicles programmed to the unit?
The conversion module will not effect any other transmitters that you currently use to operate your garage door opener.
I have more than one garage door opener that is not compatible, do I need a conversion module for each opener?
Yes, you will need a conversion module for each garage door opener that you currently are using. Please see the BUY NOW link at the bottom of the page.
Can I program Car2U® System to my security system?
If your security system is Z-Wave enabled, you can purchase a Wireless Gateway Module Part #WDHA-12L to work with the Car2U® System. To determine if your security system is Z-Wave enabled, contact your security system manufacturer.
Can I program Car2U® System to my garage door opener light or security lockout feature?
Currently, the Car2U® System is unable to program to your garage door opener light(s) or lockout feature.
Is the Car2U® System compatible with products manufactured outside North America?
Currently, the Car2U® System will not work with your garage door opener or gates manufactured outside North America.
After I programmed Car2U® System to my garage door opener, my transmitter or other device no longer works:
Please contact your garage door manufacturer to determine how many RF devices can be programmed to your door opener. If you have a rolling code system, you may have reached the maximum number of devices that can be programmed into it. Once you reach the maximum number of devices programmed, it will 'bump' or 'knock out' one device.
Do you offer an aftermarket product?
Currently, Lear does not have a product that is made for aftermarket applications.
Why can't I program the Car2U® System to my garage door opener manufactured before April 1, 1982?
A Consumer Product Safety product alert recommends that consumers do not use the Lear Car2U® Home Automation System with any garage door openers that were built before April 1, 1982. For further details, see our Non-Compatible page.
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