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#875705 - Sat Aug 18 2012 02:51 AM Door Won't Open from Inside
c-10ken Offline
New Guy
Registered: Sun Jul 01 2007 12:00 PM
Posts: 44
Loc: Riverton, UT
Do I just need to take off the panel and adjust something?
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#875761 - Sat Aug 18 2012 08:06 AM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: c-10ken]
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Registered: Fri Jun 09 2006 12:00 PM
Posts: 654
Loc: Northeast Massachusetts
more like reconnect a lever or latch or unbend something. not much in there to adjust if its like the 55-59 series
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#882029 - Tue Sep 11 2012 05:15 PM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: tomctomc]
Roadmarks Offline
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Registered: Tue Oct 30 2007 10:06 AM
Posts: 884
Loc: Raleigh NC USA
The long rod from the handle to the latch is bent or disconnected.
lube all the pivot points well as you go.

best wishes,

Les
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#882065 - Tue Sep 11 2012 08:02 PM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: tomctomc]
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New Guy
Registered: Sun Jul 01 2007 12:00 PM
Posts: 44
Loc: Riverton, UT
Thanks. I'll poke around
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#882067 - Tue Sep 11 2012 08:03 PM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: Roadmarks]
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New Guy
Registered: Sun Jul 01 2007 12:00 PM
Posts: 44
Loc: Riverton, UT
Thanks. I'll get inside and check it out.
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#882069 - Tue Sep 11 2012 08:07 PM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: c-10ken]
Markeb Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 26 2008 01:41 AM
Posts: 343
Loc: Washington state
There is also some minor adjustment available at the remote control (the piece the inside door handle attaches to). Perhaps the following tech pages will be of help:

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#882071 - Tue Sep 11 2012 08:10 PM Re: Door Won't Open from Inside [Re: Markeb]
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Registered: Sun Jul 01 2007 12:00 PM
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Loc: Riverton, UT
Awesome! Thanks!
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