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Garage door opener won't open garage door

Our car slid into the garage door. the car nor the garage door was hurt but now the door won't open the overhead light flashes and you can hear the door trying to open but nothing happens. the over head light stays on. you can manually open the door. the opener is a craftsman i/2 hp. we have tried unplugging it hoping that it just needed to reset but it didn't help

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  • cslipi Feb 06, 2009

    thanks we will check the sensors

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Sometimes my Craftsman Garage door opener light stays on. I ensure the Garage door opener light is off when I go to bed at night owever often times its on in the morning? I don't believe something is triggering the light on.

  • Hannah Schroeder
    Hannah Schroeder Oct 09, 2017

    It's strange that the door won't open even though it wasn't damaged by the car. I accidentally backed into mine the other day, and there's a large dent, so it won't lift up. I think it might be best for both of us to get a garage door repair service to take care of it.http://www.callahandoors.com/products-se...

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Did you use the manual release to unlatch the door from the opener? You may have a problem with the door binding and opening it manually will confirm that. You may also have misaligned the sensors at the base of the door so check that too.

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