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How to align the sensor on garage doors

I know that the sensors on my garage doors must be out of line and I'd like to know the quickest and simplest way to re-align them.


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  • RI1FFAN Dec 06, 2007

    What does that powder?

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    how do you align the sensors on a garage door when they are out of alignment

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    Joel1974's solution only restates the problem. If they were aligned guest wouldn't be asking the question. The problem is "how do I get the lights to both light up"

  • mhjr Feb 08, 2009

    My Liftmaster door opener just "clicks" when I push the button or remote. 5 lights flashing. I unplugged to reset and then same problem, 4 flashes. any ideas.

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    My garage door is not closing. I have to use the wall switch to close it. I dont see any light on the sensors. What is the easiest way to fix it. I am not good in these things. Please let me know.

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    one lite is amber the other green



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Ok quick question. How old is your opener? There are two little blocks on each side of the door. are they both green? or is one amber and the other green? When I go out to a customers house with this problem the first thing I do is close the door so is a little darker so you can see the lights. Line them up then I good each one a good little tap with my finger and see if ether light will flicker. If so then there too loose or not lined up as well. One side will always be lite (unless there is no power or a cut wire)

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Recently installed sears craftsman garage door opener. opening is working smooth. but when it close, the motor unit shakes

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Do they have little lights on each head? If so generally as long as they both light up they are aligned.

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