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    Garage door sensor won't work when the sun is shining on it

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    tdurbin

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    Garage door sensor won't work when the sun is shining on it

    Post  tdurbin on Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:08 pm

    All of a sudden my garage door sensor will not let it shut when the sun is shinning on it. Don't know what to do about it'
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    Re: Garage door sensor won't work when the sun is shining on it

    Post  GDZone on Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:06 am

    It's a common problem. If you have the side room you could move the sensors a few inches into the garage. Or you could try swapping the sender and receiver sensors from one side to the other. Or you could also try making a small cardboard shield for the side of the sensor to keep the sun off the lens. Lastly you can wait a few weeks and the sun will move to a different part of the sky and you probably won't have the problem anymore (at least until this same time next year).

    Hope these tips help.Smile
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    Garage door sensor won't work when the sun is shining on it

    Post  brooklynnygarage on Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:20 am

    Yes you are right. It's a common problem.

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