Why the Garage Door Is Not Opening?

Why the Garage Door Is Not Opening

Problem About Garage Door Hanging

1. Checking the springs on your garage door is the first thing you must do. On a sectional door, the springs are locate on the header, above the door. Look for the long torsion tube that spans the width of the door, the springs should be right in the middle. Some doors can have up to 4 springs per door. To know your spring is broke. You will need to look for a crack in the coil or if the spring is sagging, you will know it needs to be replace.

On a one piece door, the springs are also easily visible on the side of the garage door. Make sure they get attach properly to the hinges and not hanging loose.

NEVER OPERATE A GARAGE DOOR WITH A BROKEN SPRING! If you have found that your spring get broken, so call a local garage door technician to service it for you. Please note that when you replace a spring, you should replace all of the springs for that door.

2. The next thing you want to do is to check to see if your slide lock engaged or trolley lock has been disengage. As The side locks are locate on the insides of the garage door on one or both sides of the door. The trolley lock, or emergency release lock, is locate on the motor rail. To reengage this motor. Pull the red cord up and towards the door you will hear it latch into place and see that it is in a different lock position. Once the latch get pulled, the motor will become operable. If you want to disengage motor because your motor get broken pull down on the red cord trolley release.

3. The third thing you can do is to check your cables. The door cables are locate on each side of the door and are connect to the torsion tube. Does the cable look like it is out of sync or not wound up correctly? Another easy way you can tell your cable get break is that your door will look crook in the opening consequently.

4. The last thing you can do is to see if you have power going to your motor. It is quite common to have a fuse in your circuit breaker go bad. If your motor is not operating at all when you click on the wall button or your portable remotes. As this might be the problem. So, Check your circuit breakers, plug another source into the outlet. And if needed call an electrical technician.

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