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My lift master garage door goes down but will not stay down i put new cencers in it and they are right just will not stay down it goes all the way down then just goes right back up How do i adjust this?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Two days

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I know there are two adjustments one on the back and one on the side but i don`t know whitch way to turn it

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Home Improvement
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