03:46PM | 02/13/08
Member Since: 07/13/04
15 lifetime posts
I have a 1/2 Craftsman that is at least 7 yrs old. When I try to open it at the side door, the motor and light come on, the "trolley" thing runs down toward the door, but the door doesn't open. When I release the "open" button, the trolley runs back to the base. I notice one of the photocell sensors near the base of the board is out; however, I was having the above problem when it was on. I can't find the manual either online or in the files I inherited when I bought the house. I've read prior posts but can't figure out where all the parts are without the diagram.

Any suggestions? Thanks!



08:32AM | 02/14/08
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
Sounds like the manual release on the trolley has been tripped.

It needs to be reset.

With a model number I can get you a manual on a similar unit.


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