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Easy Garage Door Repair Tips

»Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Garage Door | 0 comments

If your garage door suddenly stops working, you have to know what you can do to put it back to its good working condition. If you own a garage door, then you should know what’s causing the problem. That’s how you provide the best possible solution to the problem. 

Some of the most common garage door issues are listed below, along with some of tips and tricks on how to handle each. If the fixes below can’t solve the problem, be sure to call a Hill District garage door repair expert.  

  1. Remote control and wall switch don’t work. 

If your garage door won’t budge when you press the wall switch or remote control, then there could be a problem with its power sourceCheck the motor unit if it is unplugged. It’s also possible that the fuse, circuit breaker, and GFCI control is faulty. 

  1. Garagedoor doesn’t close. 

There are times when your garage door won’t open or close correctly. A garage door that has this problem could have issues with the close-limit switch or safety sensor. If it’s the close-limit switch that’s faulty, then it needs adjusting. If it is the safety sensor, then it has to be realigned. This problem may also be caused by rusted and damaged rollers. You may either lubricate or replace these rollers.  

  1. Garagedoor reversing.  

When you close the garage door, it should close all the way down. If that’s not the case, then there may be problem with the garage door opener mechanism. Try to adjust the opener system of your door to make it less sensitive. The door rollers may also be faulty. If the rollers are rusted or damaged, then the door may stop prematurely. Proper lubrication may help address the problem.  

  1. Garagedoor won’t open completely 

It may happen that your garage door won’t fully open. This may be caused by the wrong positioning of the uplimit switch of the garage door. To correct the problem, it has to be moved closer to the motor. However, damaged or balky rollers may also cause the problem. Inspect the rollers to see I they’re damaged. If they’re rusty, lubricate them.  

  1. 7.Garagedoor fails during winter. 

Did it ever happen that your garage door won’t work in the winter? If this is the case, then it’s because the rollers tend to get stiff in the winter. If this is the case, you can adjust the sensitivity of the opener and lubricate them Sometimes a garage door that lowers just fine will fail to open, especially in winter. Be sure to check the manual of your garage door to know how to properly adjust its sensitivity level.  

  1. 8.Garagedoor motor is continuously running 

If your garage door opens but the motor doesn’t stop running, then there could be a problem with the up limit switch. Try to move it away from the motor. This is a rather a rare garage door problem but it still happens and you have to know how to fix it.   

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