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Sears craftsman garage door opener

Door will not close with remotes or pad unless i hold down the close button until it is shut. the light just blinks otherwise. nothing blocking sensors.

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  • tkahern Jul 25, 2008

    garage door will not work with remotes or wired opener. When a button is pushed I can hear the clicking on the opener, but nothing happens. I tried resetting the openers but that does not seem to work. What now??

  • melissac_110 Aug 18, 2008

    door will not close with remotes or pad unless i hold down the close button until it is shut. the light just blinks otherwise. nothing blocking sensors.

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    1/3 HP Craftman opener. Won't close with remote. Just flashes. only way to close is to press and hold garage button until it's fully closed. To try and fis it, I unlatched the door opener from the door and let it run along the rail w/o the door attached. When I pressed it to go down w/o the door on it, it encountered the same problem. hence not due to the door itself. i also put the "down" force dial on full power. Still did not overcome the problem.

    Perhaps lubricate??

    Thanks for any help you can provide.

    Regards, J

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HOLDING DOWN THE WALL BUTTON OVERRIDES THE SAFETY EYES.
WHEN HOLDING IT DOWN MAKES THE DOOR CLOSE PROPERLY THE PROBLEM IS IN THE SAFETY EYES.

ARE BOTH LEDS ON? - CHECK FOR A LOOSE OR BROKEN WIRE.
ARE THE EYES WIRED CORRECTLY?
ARE THEY AIMED AT EACH OTHER?

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