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Automatic door closing feature not working properly

When to door is at the 90 degree position it is supposed to close automatically. The door goes partially closed stopping a the 45 degree
position. From there is must me mannually pushed closed.

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You may just have to learn to live with it....most of the time its an indication that the motor is wearing out on the door

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