craftsman garage door opener sensor problem

fordprtsDecember 12, 2009

my garage door will not close unless i hold down the button on the wall till it is all the way down during the the lights on the sensors come on however they go off and stay off at all other times. I disconnected them and attached them directly to the motor with about one foot of wire the lights still do not come on unless the button is depressed. i think i need new sensors can someone please help thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
don_1_2006

Make sure the connections are tight where the wires attach at the rear of the motor unit. I would also pull the logic board and check for loose connections on the printed circuit. It could be the sensors or the logic board that is bad. Only by substitution can you be sure.

    Bookmark   December 14, 2009 at 9:39AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Garage door won't open - even manually
Our garage door won�t open - the motor works,...
karyn
Need help diagnosing Chamberlain Garage Door Problem
Hi, Have a 1/3 Chamberlain Liftmaster that started...
koalb01
Need Help with My SnowBlower
I just recently bought a Craftsman 24" snow thrower,...
bdouble
Ice in garage on mild winter days
We have a two story house with an attached 2 car garage....
boubou64
Unfinished Detached Carport from 1924
Hi, My house and an accompanying detached garage were...
Central_Cali369
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™