The HomeLink module in my sun visor has stopped sending signals
to the garage door opener. Dealer says it's not covered under
extended warranty. He wants $500 for a new HomeLink equipped visor..
Is the transmitter located in the visor, or is it elsewhere in the
vehicle and just the push buttons in the visor?
If the transmitter is in the visor, anyone know if you can buy just
the transmitter and DIY the replacement??
OOps, 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT with grey leather interior.
Visor also has lighted courtesy mirror on the inside, which lights up
None in the local junk yards. A Dodge dealer who sells online wants
$367, local dealer wants $500.
I just want to make sure that the pushbuttons and the transmitter is
in the visor, and not that the pushbuttons are in the visor, and the
transmitter is under the hood or some other place.
So you know that the other remote works fine, but you don't know that
the HomeLink is still programmed correctly.
Modern garage door receivers use a separate code for each transmitter
and the code changes with each use. If anything goes wrong with
receiver programming, it is very possible that some remotes will work
and others will not.
Did you try re-programming the HomeLink? Did you also try programming
a HomeLink button to a different garage door? (If you don't have an
extra garage door, maybe a friend will let you, he can delete your
Even if there *was* something wrong on your car's end (much less likely
than a programming mismatch), I would look for a broken antenna
connection before I paid $50 for a new visor, let alone $500. Even
then, I would probably just buy a $10 remote. But odds are your
HomeLink transmitter is working just fine, just needs to be mutually
reprogrammed with your receiver.