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Old 09-20-2005, 11:57 PM   #1
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Homelink Garage Door Opener No Worky

All right, I've been through the steps listed in the mbusa.com online owner's help and nothing at all. No worky. I've been through the homelink.com owner's website and nothing.

The first step is to press both outside buttons and within 20 seconds the light will flash. That step doesn't even work, so I can't get to the other steps.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.




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so you've done this as shown, yes? ----> visor flick
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Yup.

It won't even "wake up" as that video calls it. I push the outside two buttons (#1 and #3 if you will) and hold it for over a minute and nothing happens...no blinking lights like it should.

I have followed through with the other directions and still nothing. I'm thinking I have to figure out how to "wake it up" and get it to be ready to be reprogrammed.
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Does the light come on when you open your vanity mirror? If it doesn't you may need to clean the electrical contacts.
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Wifey drove it to work...I will check it out when she gets home. She left mad at me, so maybe she won't come home.

I'll look at that, thanks.
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When you fix the electrical problems use the tips in the link below to rpogram it:

Garage door opener. Help needed.
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This is what I've done:

1) Pushed both outside buttons to attempt to erase the old codes. All the instructions say that after 20 seconds the amber light will start blinking.

RESULT: After over a minute of holding both buttons, the amber light never blinked, started blinking, or moved off of the steady amber light. I tried this with the car off, the ignition set to on, & the car running.

2) I pushed the button I wished to program along with the garage door opener at the same time for over 20 seconds.

RESULT: No apparent result, as I don't think there should be one at this step as I've a rolling code garage door opener.

3) I pushed the "learn" button on the opener unit, then scrambled down the ladder (jumped really) and pushed the appropriate button that I wished to program 3 times for 2 seconds each, as instructed.

RESULT: Nothing at all.


I've tried these steps in this exact order 7 times. Once with the car off, once with the ignition set to on, once with the car running, once with the car off and programming a different button than the original time, once with the ignition set to on and again a different button, once with the car on and again a different button, and once with the ignition set to on and button #3 attempted to be programmed.

My wife called from work and I had her run out to the car and see if the vanity mirror lights worked and they did.


I'm about to give up.
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Hello PHXATC,

What year is this vehicle? I thought 2002-W210's have the buttons on the interior rear view mirror, not the visor that contain the vanity mirror lights.

Second, the vanity mirror lights are wired through the contacts in that visor clip, on 1996-1999 W210's, the opener that is in the visor is wired through a separate connector that runs inside the visor mount where it screws to the headliner.

Next, If the opener buttons are in the visor, then the color of the LED is very important. When you press the buttons - A Red LED indicates a non-HOMELINK compatible system. Orange LED is HOMELINK (rolling code) compatible. I'm guessing amber is also orange in your case.

Finally, if pressing buttons 1 and 3 to reset the opener is not working, check to see if each button works individually. You may have a bad button. Sometimes the first step of pressing both buttons can take a minute or so, I would always have the vehicle running just to ensure sufficient voltage when programming.

Let's start with this, after your reply, based on the info, I'll see if I can add anything else. Good Luck!
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Second, the vanity mirror lights are wired through the contacts in that visor clip, on 1996-1999 W210's, the opener that is in the visor is wired through a separate connector that runs inside the visor mount where it screws to the headliner.
Ah sorry bout my comment then. Didn't know there was a separate electric connection for the home link and the vanity mirror lights.
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Ha PHXATC, Queen Creek, I am just north of you in Mesa if you need any help.

The rubber buttons in the visor can curl over under the palstic cover so they may not be making contact with the actual buttons. Push each one and see it the LED lights.

Note what color the LED is. 96 and 97 have the older red LEDs, 98 has the amber. Only the 98 amber LED module will work with rolling codes. The 96 and 97 visor modules are not good for much.

Take the visor down and check the connector at the visor piviot joint. They may be damaged.

The outer buttons held together reset the memory. Once programed for rolling code remote the LED flashed when pressed and the garage door opener needs to be programed after you program the visor module.
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Thanks fellas.

It is a 2002 E320 with the buttons on the mirror. I was wondering why I would check the vanity mirror lights, but hey, I'm cool with the help. Now, I just need to explain to my wife why I had her go out from her work into the parking lot and check on that...hmmmmmmmm...the percolator valve needed to let some excess ions flow through the vanity mirror lights in order to recharge the battery flow terminals.

E-Klasse, I might just have to wander up to Mesa if I can't figure it out.

We have soccer practice with our daughter this evening, so I will attempt to program this again this evening and let you all know the results.

I appreciate the input. I'm sure it's something stupid that I'm doing or not doing. It always is.
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Phoenix ATC ?? hats off to you. how tough is it down in your sector?
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Obviously pretty damn tough as I can't get my garage door opener to work!

I am occupying a position as a supe in the tower, toughest thing is dealing with the morons above and the whining below about previously mentioned morons above and their "policies." It pays the bills though. I could write a book about this stuff and be rich.
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dude! no way!! I hate your guts! let me know when you need ballast or
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It is a 2002 E320 with the buttons on the mirror. I was wondering why I would check the vanity mirror lights, but hey, I'm cool with the help. Now, I just need to explain to my wife why I had her go out from her work into the parking lot and check on that...hmmmmmmmm...the percolator valve needed to let some excess ions flow through the vanity mirror lights in order to recharge the battery flow terminals.

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remote...

I cant get mine to work either, however I am able to get the lights to blink by holding the left and the right buttons together. And this used to work fine on my other house garage.

It just no longer works with the garage door on my new house. It is not compatible with the Genie billion rolling security codes i think... and I hit the learn button as well on the base unit in the garage.


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I'm still working on this...I haven't had time with my daughter's sick (we think) horse occupying all my spare time.

Ya'd think it was my horse. :p
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It just no longer works with the garage door on my new house. It is not compatible with the Genie billion rolling security codes i think... and I hit the learn button as well on the base unit in the garage.
I have Genie rolling code opener though the visor opener on my 99 E320
is functional with this. Not to assume that it should with yours though.
Wonder if Genie changed anything to make this problematical for the
Homelink/Benz system.
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After you do all this to the visor you have to go to your garage door motor and push the memory switch. It will then give you about 20 seconds to push the visor button so the garage can learn the code from the visor.

I fought with this issue trying to program the visor repeatedly. I never knew I had to "train" the garage opener too.
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