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What you are looking for is the "Motor shaft...

What you are looking for is the "Motor shaft bearing kit" and is available from Sears for $9.99. I have a feeling this is not going to be available locally and you will have to wait for shipping...
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This information will get you going. You...

This information will get you going.

You probably did not have the motor shaft pushed all the way back when you tightened the coupler after replacing the worm gear. Loosen that coupler up and...
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If you google free truss plans you will find more...

If you google free truss plans you will find more than you can imagine.
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The most common cause of squealing is the Gear &...

The most common cause of squealing is the Gear & Sprocket assembly. The bronze bearing wears out. The part number is 41C4220A and is available at any good door opener service company. It should come...
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I think you have a stripped carriage. This...

I think you have a stripped carriage. This website has some good information.

Genie Carriage Screw Drive Excelerator | Genie Garage Door Opener Carriages...
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Posted By Donald_

A couple things for you to check. Make sure the...

A couple things for you to check. Make sure the trolley isn't jamming against the bolt just in front of the motor unit. This will cause the problem you had with the door being open and just clicking....
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Sorry guys I was in the wrong garage I guess.

Sorry guys I was in the wrong garage I guess.
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Wish I had seen your post earlier. Remove the...

Wish I had seen your post earlier. Remove the bolt the trolley is running into and then run the opener until the door closes. While the door is closed turn the 'up limit' control on the side of the...
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It is an infrared beam between the two sensors....

It is an infrared beam between the two sensors. The beam doesn't turn on and off, it is always on but only affects the closing of the door. If the beam is interrupted while the door is closing it...
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I wouldn't let that "pro" back in my yard let...

I wouldn't let that "pro" back in my yard let alone my garage. Bad door springs do not make the chain "pop off". A bad bearing in the Gear and Sprocket Assembly will cause the chain to come off. That...
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You've done your homework pretty well. The code...

You've done your homework pretty well. The code for the 5 flashes is "RPM sensor or motor overload". The code for logic board failure is 6 flashes. I agree the motor would run for a bit if it were...
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Here is some information straight from...

Here is some information straight from Chamberlain Mfg. Co.

Each garage door opener has its advantages. The chain drive and belt drive are good in all applications, and the screw drive is best...
09-17-09, 12:04 PM
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Sure sounds like you have a stripped drive gear....

Sure sounds like you have a stripped drive gear. It is fixable as a DIY project but without knowing even what brand of opener you have I can't help you further. Remove the cover and look around. It...
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You only need one opener per door and a 1/2 horse...

You only need one opener per door and a 1/2 horse is plenty. The opener will not be lifting the entire weight of the door as it is balanced by the door springs.
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You cannot change the frequency. What he needs to...

You cannot change the frequency. What he needs to do is take the model number of his opener to the Sears store and let them tell him which remote he needs. The model number is on the motor unit and...
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You say it won't close. What does it do? Any...

You say it won't close. What does it do? Any noise? Does it start to run and then reverse? Something must be happening. Will it close when you use the wall control? Do you have to hold the button? Do...
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We seem to be going around in circles. What I...

We seem to be going around in circles. What I would like for you to do is try closing the door with your remote and let us know what happens. Just the facts.
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Gunguy you are correct it was 1993. I've been...

Gunguy you are correct it was 1993. I've been wrong for a long time now.
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Sensors were required on all door openers in 1991.

Sensors were required on all door openers in 1991.
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Posted By Donald_

Does the main light flash 10 times and the door...

Does the main light flash 10 times and the door reverse to the open position when you try to close it with the remote? If so you have a door sensor problem. Each of them has a small light that has to...
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Liftmaster hands down. Wayne Dalton is a piece of...

Liftmaster hands down. Wayne Dalton is a piece of crap with poor customer service and most of their dealers will not service them after they install them. Check your yellow pages for a Liftmaster...
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Liftmaster hands down beats all. The Wayne Dalton...

Liftmaster hands down beats all. The Wayne Dalton is a piece of crap with no customer service and most dealers that install it will not service it afterwards. Too many problems. Check the yellow...
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The capacitor only works to start the motor. Once...

The capacitor only works to start the motor. Once the motor is running the capacitor is completely out of the picture so it is not your culprit. Some electronic components become sensitive to...
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They call that thing a carriage. To install...

They call that thing a carriage.

To install carriage, remove the door arm from the existing carriage. Remove the nuts to the bolts on the screw drive rail at the front header bracket and slide the...
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