Question about Home Security

1 Answer

One sensor is green and the other is yellow will not close even when holding down the wall remote

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 30 Answers

Don't know for which device. Sounds as if it may be a garage opener?? If it is, check the alignment of the door obstruction sensors located near the bottom of the door frame. Sometimes one can come out of alignment. These sensors shine a beam of infrared light across the opening to sense something in the way. Hope this helps

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The door will open just fine, when closeing the door (by the wall switch) it will not close unless you hold the buttom down. The sensors at the bottom of the door has a green light on one side nad the...


Your door switch is bad. You can get one at home depot, it's nothing more than a door bell button. Your lights are correct and I bet if you try to close with your remote it works. That also will verify it's a bad button.

Mar 01, 2011 | liftmaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener...

3 Answers

I have a craftsman garage door opener and I have to hold the button down in order to close the door. The door opens fine and the sensors are clear. The unit starts to close then stops, the lights start...


When you can close the door by holding down the wall button it IS the safety eyes or wiring.

If the eyes are mounted to the track. Many times the track wll move as the door closes causing the eyes to move out of alignment.
Watch as the door moves down and see if they need to be adjusted.

If the eyes are not both lit - they are out of alignemnt or have a wiring problem. try adjusting them and see if the lights come on. - if not check the wiring

Hope this helps

Jul 12, 2010 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

1 Answer

Liftmaster 1/2 horse Model HBW0777 acts like the safety sensor is stuck (door won't continue down - re-opens when you let go of the wall button. I can close it with the wall button but I need to hold it...


If the main light flashes 10 times when the door reverses it is a door sensor problem. Look closely at the green lights to make sure one isn't flickering ever so slightly. Tweak them a bit.

Mar 22, 2010 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

1 Answer

Okay, I'm having an issue with my Sears Craftsman garage door opener. Not exactly sure of the model number, but can dig it up if that's necessary. Symptoms: 1) Door opens fine from either wall button or...


It sounds like you have a problem with your wall button. I would remove the button from the wall and then disconnect the 2 wires on the back. Remember where they go as they are color coded. You can then momentarily touch the two wires together to check the operation. There isn't enough voltage there to bother you.

One thing to remember. If when the door reverses the main light flashes 10 times it is a door sensor problem and nothing else.

Sep 23, 2009 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

2 Answers

Door will not open or close with remote


What does a normal remote do with the lights?
Is yellow and green normal?

Aug 03, 2009 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

2 Answers

Garage Door Wont Close Craftsman 1/2 HP (1998)


What it is is the electric beams at the door are getting blinded buy the sun or out of line. They are the two black boxes on both sides of the door about a foot from the ground. Put a piece of card board in front of them not blocking the beam dut to block the sun. All that they are is safety beams for kids so they do not get hurt. If you have to move them to the top where the sun will not hit them. Sorry to say though you can not remove them all the way. Also make sure the lite on them is not blinking if so they are out of line.

Good Luck and Please Rate FixYa!

Mar 03, 2009 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

1 Answer

Garage sensor problem


The colour on the sensors doesn't change.
One is orange constantly and the other is green when detecting a signal from the orange sensor.
If the green is flickering, they are not adjusted correctly.Move the green sensor until you get a good solid green. Holding the wall pad button down, just bypasses the sensors.

Try adjusting only the sensors so that they are solid.

In addition, check the little yellow light on the back of the machine and count the flashes.
The number of flashes will tell you what the error is in your manual.

Jun 18, 2008 | Chamberlain Powerdrive PD422D 1/2 HP...

2 Answers

How do you bypass sensors for craftsman garage door opener


The sensors are safety features so the door won't close on someone. When you hold the wall button down it's over riding the sensors, therefore it works when you hold down the button but will not work when you tap it or use the remote. Line up the photo cells so they stop blinking. If they're blinking they think something is in the way...hence not closing. If you can't get them to line up and stop blinking one may be defective. Contact the manufacturer and see if you can purchase a replacement set. They usually aren't too expensive, maybe $20/$40.

Mar 01, 2008 | Seagate FreeAgent Go 250 GB USB 2.0 Hard...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Home Security Logo

Related Topics:

110 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Home Security Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15478 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Are you a Home Security Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...