Garage Door Opener Repair

Tips to Garage Door Opener Repair

Is your garage door not working properly? If it’s not opening at all or making sounds while opening? This can be due to a problem in the garage door opener. Here is a complete tutorial about garage door opener repair.

 What is a Garage Door Opener?

It is a device having a motor that helps in opening and closing of your garage gate by the help of remote or switches. Sometimes there might be trouble in the opener which interrupts normal functioning of the opener causing troubleshooting in the garage door. You can fix this problem in the opener with the help of a few tips and this guide.

Types of Problems you may face;

Here is a list of problems that requires garage door opener repair:

  • Garage door is not operating with a remote or switch.
  • Not responding to the key or remote.
  • Not opening at all.
  • Making sounds while opening.
  • Not closing completely
  • Door is taking too much time to open or opening instantly.

How can you repair a garage door opener Repair?

Follow these simple instructions to repair your garage door opener:

  • Start with checking the garage door by pulling the emergency release cord. If it’s not opening or closing then there is a problem in rollers, springs or tracks rather than in opener.
  • Do your basic investigation, check power supply and remote working.
  • Clean the dust from electric eyes as it may cause trouble in the working of the motor.
  • Replace wall switch if it’s not working properly.
  • Replace the batteries if your wall switch is working but the remote isn’t.
  • Check the working of the sensor, if there is any problem with them align your safety sensors.
  • Check the working and battery of the motor.

Now you know the basics of garage door opener, you can easily check where the problem is and fix it. If you are not able to fix it you might need professional help or replacement of your garage door opener.