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Liftmaster security + model 1265 NOT CLOSING PROPERLY

Door does not close properly. It will stop about 2 -3 feet from floor and reverse. It will do this in 2 to 3 places before it gets to the ground. Sometimes it will do it in the up cycle but mostly in down. Please advise as it is growing quite annoying. THANK YOU AL.

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  • ryknow Jul 17, 2008

    I have the exact same problem as passatguy.... please help.. please...

  • wbuero Jul 17, 2008

    door will stop about a foot from bottom when trying to open.. I can have someone push the button while I lift on door and it will open...

  • missdrea18 Jul 19, 2008

    Today my garage door is doing this same thing. It goes up with no problem, but when I try to shut the door, it stops a couple feet from the ground and goes right back up to the full open position. Help! Any suggestions?


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Get a new garage
it drives me nits

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

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Same thing happened to my garage door. Take some WD40 and put on tracks. Worked like a gem and it took a 91 year old lady to tell me to do that!!

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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Wbuero, I had same problem two weeks. The door springs weaken over time and may need to be tightened - check opening force manually. Manufacturer also recommended reviewing install guide to be sure opener arm is attached at proper angle. The opener on my professionally installed door was not connected properly. It that doesn't work, the opener drive train or door track/wheels may need maintenence.

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