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The door starts to go down but comes up like there is something in the way but there is nothing in the way

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  • Chuck May 11, 2010

    there is something holding it up or make sure that the pressure is not too soft. there is a little screwdriver adjustment on motor there are actually 2 of them one is for upward force the other for downward force. turn up the downward force just alittle. dont turn up too much just in case if you or a child get stuck under the door while it is closing....hahaha. no serious try this and see if this helps

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Check your safety eyes. There should be a light on on each eye. If not, align the eyes so that they are pointing directly at each other. If you adjust force settings like mentioned above, do not go above 6 or you can easily damage the door if there is a problem.

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