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How do you adjust the door balance so that the door will stay in any position that it is put in.

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SOURCE: Need to know how to adjust the door auto lock function.

Not an easy fix! The door lock function was designed to lock doors only. you can however, disable this lock feature by simply cutting the light blue automatic door lock signal wire on the 6-wire harness plug connector located on the chime module (In component center).

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