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One sensor light is blinking green, the other sensor light is bli

One sensor light is blinking green and the other sensor light is blinking yellow. Door will not open or close

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The safety eyes are wired wrong on the back of the opener. Check the wire locations.

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Vince is right. If you need further help about how to wire it right please let me know the model type or post a photo of the motor head.
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