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Garage door will not open properly

When i press the button to open my garage door it will not open all the way .it only opens a little then stops.We think it could be a safty sensor.The model is a liftmaster 1994 half horse power.

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  • dz23 May 22, 2009

    chamberlain liftmaster garage door will open, and the safety reverse works. However, when fully open, will not close - either remote or direct. If you hold the button (inside the garage) continuously, it will close. ANy ideas? Thanks.

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You might have a broken spring. Check on the a the header above the door there should be a tube with a drum on each end and 2 springs (maybe one) towards the center. If one of the springs has a gap (1-2 inches) in it. If it does you will need to call a door company in your area. I recommend you replace both springs. If you need to get you cars out some times you can help the operator to lift the door by lifting the door while the operator is lifting the door. Be very careful not to get your fingers in a pinch point and be sure to lower the door the same way.

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