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My problem the garage door model 2020l push open then open then close. I see the wire down

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SOURCE: Door will only close when held down

That normally happens when the sensors aren't aligned. Both sensors have led lights on them the yellow/orange one will stay on all the time the green one will go out if it cant see the other sensor. Possibly theres a wire that's broken or the other sensor is really out of alignment. Check every inch of wiring from the sensor to the opener, remove wire nuts if present and check the connections. The wires that are used are small, solid and can break easily. Also see if there's a staple that's too tight, move the wire abit where it's stapled and look for damage.

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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SOURCE: remotes quit working for garage door

I had the same problem with my Craftsman opener but different model. However to fix this I simply followed the instructions that came with the opener and reprogramed the remote to the opener. The instructions are in your owners manual and are pretty straight forward.. John

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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SOURCE: My garage door will not close unless...

Check your down limit switch and even your up one too almost sounds like one is stuck one way or the other.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Remote Control closes garage door but does not open

It sounds like a case of your keypad losing signal strength enough that it cannot transmit through the closed door. If a new battery doesn't do the job a new keypad will.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Craftsman Model 139.53684 Security+ Keyless Entry

To answer your question the opener is in vacation mode. Press and hold for 3 seconds the button on your wall control with the lock icon. The green light will stop flashing and you will be back in business.

Posted on Dec 08, 2009

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I have a Craftsman 139.53673SRT garage door opener. When I try to close door with remote or single push on doorbell control, the door reverses after 6-8 inches of travel - and big bulb flashes 10 times. ...


When the main light flashes 10 times and the door reverses it is a door sensor problem. Make sure they are pointed at one another and that the small light on each one is lit and not flickering. Tweak them a bit. If you cannot get both lights to come on you have a bad sensor or wiring.

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The garage door will only go down if I hold the button attached to the wall down until the door is completely closed. It will not go down with the remote control in the car . This started last week. Also I...



HOLDING DOWN THE WALL BUTTON OVERRIDES THE SAFETY EYES.
WHEN HOLDING IT DOWN MAKES THE DOOR CLOSE PROPERLY THE PROBLEM IS IN THE SAFETY EYES.

ARE BOTH LEDS ON? - CHECK FOR A LOOSE OR BROKEN WIRE.
ARE THE EYES WIRED CORRECTLY?
ARE THEY AIMED AT EACH OTHER?

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You have a door sensor problem. Make sure the sensors are pointed at one another and the small light on each one is lit and not blinking. Also check the wiring.

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HOLDING DOWN THE WALL BUTTON OVERRIDES THE SAFETY EYES.
WHEN HOLDING IT DOWN MAKES THE DOOR CLOSE PROPERLY THE PROBLEM IS IN THE SAFETY EYES.

ARE BOTH LEDS ON? - CHECK FOR A LOOSE OR BROKEN WIRE.
ARE THE EYES WIRED CORRECTLY?
ARE THEY AIMED AT EACH OTHER?

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Have to hold the button untill door is all the way down


The sensors are required as a part of a safety system. If they are not installed, then the down function can be overridden by holding the button down. Holding it down assumes you are watching the door and no one will be trapped underneath it.

Buy and install sensors, and the door will work correctly.

Reply if you have any further questions.

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Genie 2020L - Garage door does not close using remote/pad


You have loose wire(s). After speaking with Genie Customer Service, they had me disconect a few of the wires and try operating the unit, to no avail. I noticed when reconnecting the wires that several other wires on the same row of connections were loose. I tightened all wire connections and VOILA, it works.
1.Open plastic cover in front of the Unit.
2. Look on upper right corner for a row of screws. Model 2020L has a verticle row of (6) connection screws numbered from top to bottom, 1-6. These screws connet to a green circuit board. Looks kind of like a video card from a computer.
3. Tighten all these screws top to bottom assuring good connection of all wires.
My contention is this. As the motor runs, it causes a vibration that tends to loosen those screws causing a faulty connection to the circuit board. Hope this works for you.
Delta Dan

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Door will only close when held down


That normally happens when the sensors aren't aligned. Both sensors have led lights on them the yellow/orange one will stay on all the time the green one will go out if it cant see the other sensor. Possibly theres a wire that's broken or the other sensor is really out of alignment. Check every inch of wiring from the sensor to the opener, remove wire nuts if present and check the connections. The wires that are used are small, solid and can break easily. Also see if there's a staple that's too tight, move the wire abit where it's stapled and look for damage.

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