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Have trouble programming. When I reset control the doors opens but when I close door, it stops and reverses, then the light blinks 10 times.


safety sensors are not aligned, or one of the wires to one of the sensors is broken or unattached, or sensor wires to the unit are broken or unattached. door will always open without sensors being correct, but will not close. try pushing and holding wall button and see if door will close, if yes, then it is the sensor wiring or sensors

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Eaton Home Heartbeat Open/Closed Sensor Description


The Open/Closed Sensor can be attached to a window, door, cabinet,or anything else that you want to monitor the open/closed status. Itworks using a magnet and switch. When they are close together thesensor recognizes that the door or window is closed. Likewise, if thetwo pieces are far apart, it recognizes the door or window is open.
Important Note: Use of this product requires the purchase of the HOMEheartbeat Starter Pack

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Sensor must show steady light to close circuit and let opener work. If aligned, then there is a loose or broken wire. Try reaiming first to get steady light. Then check all wires . Another way to test and prove that is the issue is if u hold down the wired button at ur back door and the opener closes, then it is sensor issue. Good luck.

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The only thing that will cause the main light to flash 10 times and the door to reverse to the open position is a sensor problem. Make sure the light on each sensor is on and not flickering ever so slightly. Make sure they are not moving when the door starts to close. Lights on sensors should not blink. One light should stay on constantly and the other sensors light should go off when you block the sensors.

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The light on both sensors must be on for it to close. Tweak them a bit to see if they are properly pointed at one another. If you cannot get the light to come on you most likely have bad sensors.

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The code you are seeing with 5 blinks is "RPM sensor or motor overload." We can eliminate the motor overload because the door is trying to close. The RPM sensor is a small printed circuit board just in front of the motor. It's a snap to replace and is available at any good door opener company. They will know exactly what you are talking about if you ask for an RPM sensor board.

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