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Broken electric eye on garage door opener. How to bypass it to open door

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The eyes do not stop the door from opening - They only work on the close cycle.

If the door will not open at all it may have a broken spring. Try unhooking the door from the opener.

If it works manually try the opener with the door unhooked.

NOTE: holding down the wall button overrides the safety eyes. This is the only bypass available (you need to get a new eye to replace the broken one.

Hope this helps

Posted on Apr 28, 2011

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