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Garage light flickers without activating any openers. If opener is activated, light momentarily stops but then continues to flicker. Door does not open.
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 8 months ago
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T​his sounds like the safety beams might be out of alignment. Safety beam lights should be solid and not easy to vibrate or shift when door is in motion. Sometimes the mounting bracket can be bent back into acceptable alignment easy enough. You can verify this simply by moving one beam into position and have another person operate the door switches/remotes. If the door works properly problem solved, if not then you will most likely need to contact a local service provider to further troubleshoot as it may be a communication problem or circuit board issue.

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 8 months ago

G​reetings... Just following up to see if you needed further assistance or if the information and recommendation were helpful? if not let me know and I will continue looking for another possible solution.

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