How to release the spring tension on a Sellwood attic ladder. Models: P30, D28, D30, D36, Q24, A25, A28, A36
Pull down the attic ladder and lid until the upper and lower stay arms lock into position.
Position a step ladder underneath the attic ladder.
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On one side of the ladder, undo the M8 bolt and nylock nut that connects the upper and lower stay arms together. Always hold onto the upper stay arm and don’t let go, rotate upwards to ease off the spring tension.