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As I close my garage door, I like to leave it open about a foot. I used to be able to stop it with my remote, but now I have to push the remote repeatedly to get it to stop. I have checked the batteries and these are new remotes with a new opener. This used to be an easy task and now it it very frustrating to complete this task. What's up????

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Newer openers have always been designed to reverse to the open position when a button is pressed during closing. This is a safety feature. To do what you want you must press the button while the door is opening. That will stop it where you want.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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