Don't include quest specific items in the gear preset, that shouldn't be the issue. Open the logger (bottom right corner, one of the buttons toggles logger) and check if it says you are missing requirements for some quest. It has several quest and skill requirements https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Animal_Magnetism/Quick_guide
In those messages it says it went through all 6 pillars with the air rune, 3 on one side and 3 on the other according to those positions. Were there any missclicks caused by some weird camera angle, was it interacting twice with one pillar, or did it have one extra air rune that wasn't needed at all?