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Garage door/remote -up and down problem

Posted by johnboycat (My Page) on
Wed, May 5, 10 at 10:46

Okay, here is my complex problem: I have a Sears hp garage unit with 2 remotes.
At this time my remotes will open my garage door as normal but will not close it, the
unit clicks and the unit light blinks for a few seconds and then turns off.
The wall unit will also open my door with a touch but will only close it if I keep my hand on it. when I touch the wall unit to close it, it goes a few inches and then returns back to the regular up position.

WHATS UP!

Thank you,
JOHNBOYCAT


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RE: Garage door/remote -up and down problem

It is sensing an obstruction or possibly excessive down force required. Check your electric eye sensors first.


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RE: Garage door/remote -up and down problem

Make sure your door sensors have not been bumped and that they are pointed at one another. Each one has a small light that must be on and not flickering for them to work. If you cannot get both lights to come on you may have a bad sensor or wiring leading to them.


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RE: Garage door/remote -up and down problem

Thanks for the directions. It ended up that one side were the plastic sensor was lose and hanging down preventing a clear line to the other side. Just straigthened and tightened wing nut. Perfect.


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