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Need wiring diagram for eyes that control safty device door willnot close by one button push , have to hold button to close , light on opperator has one flash

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Safety reversing sensors wire open (broken or disconnected).

Each sensor has a solid white wire and a white wire with black tracer.

The solid white wires go to terminal 2 and the wires with the black tracer go to terminal 3.


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