LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Model 3255

“In Liftmaster’s words, the Contractor Series is ‘the choice for value and reliability.'”


The LiftMaster garage door opener model 3255 is a contractor grade 1/2 HP chain drive garage door opener with industrial-strength chain drive. This chain drive model is the best of LiftMaster’s Contractor Series chain drive openers and is suitable for most single and double car garage doors, unless you have a heavy, solid wooden garage door or carriage house door. In Liftmaster’s words, the Contractor Series is “the choice for value and reliability.”

The most difficult decision in choosing the right garage door opener for your needs is knowing the subtle differences between similar models. With three other contractor grade models available, it can be a little confusing to choose. The following comparison may help:

Liftmaster Model 3255

3255 (model shown on this page) – 1/2 HP with 100 Watts of Light, Industrial Grade Chain Drive, One Single-Button Remote Control and one Multi-Function Control Panel. This model also has a 4-year motor warranty and 1-year parts warranty.

3245 – 1/3 HP with 100 Watts of Light, Industrial Grade Chain Drive, One Single-Button Remote Control and one Multi-Function Control Panel. This model also has a 4-year motor warranty and 1-year parts warranty

1355 – 1/2 HP with 75 Watts of Light, One Single-Button Remote Control and one lighted control button (like a door bell button). This model has a 4-year motor warranty and 1-year parts warranty.

1345 – 1/3 HP with 75 Watts of Light, One Single-Button Remote Control and one lighted control button (like a door bell button). This model has a 2-year motor warranty and 1-year parts warranty.

The LiftMaster garage door opener model 3255 and all LiftMaster® residential garage door openers are equipped with the full complement of Liftmaster’s safety and security features. Standard safety and security features include Security+® rolling code remotes, Protector System® safety sensors, PosiLock® door lock, manual garage door release handle and sensing technology to stop the door from closing if it encounters an object or a person.

LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Model 3255 features

Horsepower: 1/2
Type of Drive: Chain
Light Source: 100 watts with adjustable time delay

Security Features:

  • Security+® rolling code remote controls
  • PosiLock® theft protection that keeps the garage door locked when it is closed

Safety Features:

  • Protector System® safety sensors (invisible beam of light across the garage opening)
  • Door sensor to stop the garage door from closing if an object or person contacted
  • Manual release handle for the garage door

Warranty:

  • 4-year warranty on motor
  • 1-year warranty on parts

Special Features:

Options:

  • Premium Remote Control
  • Premium Motion-Detecting Control Panel
  • 2-Door Multi-Function Control Panel
  • Surge Protector

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