Garage Door Close


Old 05-21-03, 05:17 PM
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Garage Door Close

The door goes up fine but coming down it chatters and shakes. It does not come down smooth at all. Any ideas or adjustments I can make to close smoother. Also the chain does not look very tight when the door is closed, It hangs slightly due to slack. Thank you Ed
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Old 05-23-03, 07:43 PM
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There are a ton of adjustments on your door and any of them may cause your problem. Disconnect the door from the opener and see how it works by hand. You should be able to see where it is hanging up. You could have some loose or bad rollers. The springs may be out of adjustment. If you don't feel comfortable working on your GDO, by all means get a professional because some things on your GDO can be dangerous to work on.
In what position is the door when the chain appears to be loose and hanging? When the door is closed you may see the chain hang a little. In any other position the chain should appear to be tight. If it is hanging all the time there is an adjustment at the end of the chain. You loosen one nut and tighten the other until you get the slack out of the chain.

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