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Old 11-09-2010, 07:42 PM   #1
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My garage door opener dies yesterday. The gear was worn to death. Anyway I went to HD and bought Chamberlain HD900D garade door opener. Everything installed fine except there was a problem with the laser sensor. Please see the attachment. The roller/torsion spring rob kit keeps breaking the laser sensor. So when the door closes, that metal breaks the laser before the door touches ground and the door opens back up. Basically, the door is tripping itself.

How can I resolve this issue? I appreciate your help.
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Old 11-09-2010, 07:46 PM   #2
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mount them under that arm if possible?

The doors I install have the cable connecting to the pressed metal piece, not with the arm. Has your door been 'repaired'?

Or install a set of mirrors ??? j/k

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There is so little space under the arm. I can try to install it there but even leaves on the floor will break the laser?
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Is there an adjustment on the arm length so you could conceivably pull the arm with laser further into the room, maybe far enough to miss the part of the garage door that's causing the issue? Add wood blocking to generate extra length if necessary.
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How important is the laser to you? You can always take it out and bypass it in the wiring...
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i was able to install it in that little space under the arm. it is touching the ground so i think it will be super sensitive. that worked great.
if it becomes too touchy, i may have to use some wood as an extension.
thanks for the suggestions

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