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Garage door opener troubleshooting

Garage door opener troubleshootingWhen your garage door opener suddenly stops operating properly, the explanation and solution are usually pretty easy to deal with.
Here are the most common problems, along with the most likely repairs for each.
For adjustments and repairs that aren’t self-evident, check the owner’s manual or contact a professional.

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    Helpful troubleshooting links


    Garage door does not open completely

    The limit switch may need to be moved toward motor unit.

    Garage door opener does not operate with either the remote or the wall switch.

    The power source has probably been disrupted. Make sure the motor unit is plugged in. Check the circuit breaker, fuse or GFCI.

    Garage door reverses before hitting floor

    The close force probably needs adjusting

    Garage door reverses immediately after hitting floor

    The close limit switch probably needs adjusting.

    Garage door won’t close all the way

    The close limit switch needs adjusting. If not, see if the door is binding when raised and lowered manually.

    The garage door opens, but the motor won’t stop running

    The limit switch probably needs to be moved away from the motor unit.

    The garage door won’t open or close with remote control

    There are several possible solutions: (1) Move closer to the door (you might be out of range); (2) Make sure that the antenna on the motor unit is hanging down; (3) If the door functions fine with the wall switch, replace the battery in the remote; (4) Reprogram the remote.