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Overhead Door SilentMax XL
Belt Drive Garage Door Opener (Model 4040L)

"This SilentMax model features a heavy duty C-channel rail and is loaded with accessories."

The Overhead Door SilentMax XL garage door opener is a deluxe DC powered belt drive model. This SilentMax model features a heavy duty C-channel rail and is loaded with accessories.

Overhead Door SilentMax XLIf you want a belt drive garage door opener with style, this is it. It looks a little like a sports car and includes the quiet, powerful lifting force of a DC motor. Soft start and stop operation extends the garage door life and complements the reinforced belt drive to lift one and two-car sectional garage doors.

Features of the Overhead Door SilentMax XL include a dual light system (up to 120 watts), easy limit setting adjustment with SmartSet™, CodeDodger® rolling code technology, and all of Overhead Door's safety features, including the Safe-T-Beam® self diagnostic system that stops and reverses the garage door if something gets in the way.

This Overhead Door model includes two 3-button remote controls, a flashlight remote, a wireless entry keypad and a deluxe wall console. Like other Overhead Door garage door opener models, the SilentMax XL is compatible with HomeLink® and Car2U® vehicle-based universal remote systems.

NOTE: A rail extension kit is necessary if your garage door is more than 7' 6" tall.

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Overhead Door SilentMax XL Belt Garage Door Opener features:

Horsepower: DC Powered - HP not specified
Type of Drive: Belt
Light Source: 120 Watt (max.) Dual light system

Security Features:

  • CodeDodger® Security with rolling code remotes

Safety Features:

  • Safe-T-Beam® self-diagnostic system that stops and reverses the garage door when operation is interrupted
  • Contact reverse feature to stop and reverse the door if it encounters an obstruction
  • Electronic force adjustment
  • Timed reverse that will stop and reverse the door if it doesn't close within 30 seconds
  • STB monitoring system that stops and reverses the garage door if a malfunction occurs with the Safe-T-Beam system
  • Manual Emergency Release for the garage door


  • Limited Lifetime on Motor (for original homeowner)
  • Limited 5-Year on Parts
  • Limited 1-year on Installation
  • Consult your Overhead Dealer for warranty details

Special Features:

  • Two 3-Button Remote Controls
  • Deluxe Wall Control
  • Flashlight Remote
  • Wireless Keypad
  • Heavy-Duty C-Channel Rail
  • Quiet belt-drive lifting system
  • DC powered motor
  • Compatible with HomeLink® system
  • Compatible with Lear Car2U™ Home Automation System


  • Various Remote Control Options
  • Emergency Release Kit
    (allows exterior access if you have an electrical power failure)
  • Rail extension kit for taller garage doors

Owner's Manual and Installation Instructions



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