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How to Fix LiftMaster Error Code 14?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

Liftmaster error code 14 is a code that indicates the door is not closing properly. This error code happens when the door is not level with the ground, when the door is not properly aligned with the opening, or when there is something blocking the door from closing.

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1. Check the wiring to the opener

The first step would be to check the power to the opener. If the power is not working, then the first step would be to check the breaker box and see if the breaker is tripped. If the breaker is not tripped, then the next step would be to check the cable connection to the opener. If the cable is not connecting properly, then the next step would be to check the wiring to the opener. If the wiring is not connecting properly, then the next step would be to check the breaker box and see if the breaker is tripped. If the breaker is not tripped, then the next step would be to check the power to the opener.

2. Check for loose connections

  1. Check for any visible signs of damage or malfunction on the lift installation.
  2. Check for any visible signs of loose connections or wiring on the lift installation.
  3. If necessary, use a voltmeter to test for any loose voltage connections on the lift installation.
  4. If necessary, use a wire stripper to remove any loose wires or connectors on the lift installation.
  5. Replace any damaged or malfunctioning components on the lift installation.

3. Check the force setting

  1. Go to the Liftmaster website and enter the model number of your garage door opener.
  2. Click on the "Settings" tab and then under "General" on the left, you will see a "Force" setting.
  3. Check the setting and make sure it is set to the correct value.
  4. If the force setting is not correct, you will need to adjust it using the adjustment screw on the bottom of the garage door opener.

4. Check the travel limits

  1. Open the LiftMaster app and click on the "Settings" tab.
  2. Click on "Travel Limits".
  3. Enter the desired travel limits.
  4. Click on "Update".
  5. If the limit has been updated, the "Status" will read "OK".
  6. If the limit has not been updated, the "Status" will read "Not OK".
  7. Click on "Report" to send an error report to LiftMaster.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Check for obstructions
  2. Reset the opener