I know from past experiences that the electrical connections to the sensor must be good, or the door opener does not work properly. I had already che...
It was late in the evening. My wife had just come home. The garage door did not want to close when she pressed the button on the remote. It had worked just fine a few hours earlier. My tools are in the garage. Leaving it open all night is not an option.
Step 1: Force it to close?
This is the hard wired switch on the wall. She was able to make it close by holding the pressure plate on the switch down until it had closed.
Step 2: Signs to observe
The light on the ceiling mounted opener flashed as she held the wall switch down to close the door. That is not normal.
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