VIST THE SOURCE AND TROUBLESHOOT GARAGE DOOR ISSUES:
Utilize the drop down menu below to find solutions to common troubleshooting issues related to garage door maintenance and repair.
Select a door symptom below
Door Sticking Garage Door Shaking Cannot Lift Door Larger Gap at Third and Top Section Joint than at Others Door Doesn’t Lock Every Time Door is Closed #1 Lock only-(cable assembly) Top Section is Bent at Top of Center of Door Garage Door Reverses With Opener Bottom Section Hitting Stop Molding Door Moves Side to Side in Track Door Hits Header Door is Noisy Through Open/Close Cycle Door is Hard to Open from Closed Position Door is Hard to Close from Open Position Door Won’t Stay Closed Unless Door is Locked Door Seems to be Binding Near Closed and/or Open Position Weatherstripping on Door Stops is Torn Daylight Can be Seen at Inside Edges Door with Torsion Spring(s) Won’t Lift Properly
Select a spring symptom below
Door starts up and hits ez-set winder brackets Door starts up and hits ez-set winder brackets Spring pops out of winder unit and unwinds Door heavy to lift at first but after reaching the half way point, flies up very fast. Also the door will not balance properly Top of Door not Flush Against Header Windcode door too heavy to lift after all struts are installed Wincode door starts to raise before the springs are wound completely Spring slips on either the winding or stationary cone while being wound, and/or spring “snakes up” while winding Door will not open all the way or cables come off the drums when door is pushed to full open position One cable loose when door is in up position
While some homeowners have the skill and tools to handle a minor repair themsleves, we recommend that issues with any parts be handled by a garage door service professional: