My 8500c Range is so bad we have to get out of the car and walk to the door and press the remote right at the door.

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My 8500c Range is so bad we have to get out of the car and walk to the door and press the remote right at the door.
Its a brand new house they are 14 months old.  We have 2 garages and a shop. A total of 4 openers..  the two on the main house are the worst... The company that installed them here is town is useless.. they come and say everything works normal...   My old house I could open the door 70 feet away.. now we have to be 5 feet away..
Tech support told me its because I have LED light bulbs..  well I have 300 LED pot lights so I can't go changing them out to make a door opener work.. sounds really dumb...
I am getting super annoyed.. I own and run 2 high end automation companies and we see they openers all the time and with LED bulbs.. never seen an issue... I am about to go to social media if this doesn't work.. I have 505,000 followers.. so it won't end well for the company that installed it or Lift-master..
Please let me know if you have any ideas that will make these work properly.


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Ryan

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Hansam Yoo

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LED? LOL
Have you try change remote battery with new one?
Pre-packaged battery is not reliable.
Try it. 
I succeed once.
Incase it is better to reset remote after change the bateries,

I hope it helps you.
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Many LED lights' electronics do interfere with opener's reception (any brand, not just Chamberlain).  When my 8550 was installed I put in LED lights specifically made for openers so as not to interfere.  Like you the rest of my house is LED too, but I have no problems opening the garage from about 150' away.

These are the bulbs I use. Hope it helps, should it not be something simple like the remote battery.