Sliding glass door bad wheel?


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Old 01-18-21, 08:57 AM
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Sliding glass door bad wheel?

Andersen sliding glass door installed 1995, new construction. Last week I realized that when sliding open/closed it sounded like a "bad wheel" with a consistent, rhythmic bumping much like a shopping cart bad wheel sounds and feels. I've inspected the track itself, to the extent that it's visible to me, and found no dents or damage. It sounds and feels like it is the bottom of the door. No dragging or scraping sounds, just a rhythmic bumping. Moves easily enough.

Are there "wheels" on the bottom of the door? I've yet to search internet or call Andersen but will do so soon. Thank you all in advance.
 
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Old 01-18-21, 09:04 AM
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Yes there's going to be two sets of rollers on the door.
https://andersen.force.com/aw/s/arti...lacement-Guide
 
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Old 01-18-21, 11:36 AM
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Andersen doors usually have a top stop that is screwed on. You just remove that stop and it allows the top edge of the sliding panel to tip inside, then you just lift it off the track. Then you can inspect/replace the rollers. Pretty simple.
 
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