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Old 08-27-2012, 06:09 PM   #1
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garage door opener with sagging chain, but only in warm weather


I have a Sears garage door opener that works fine, but its chain sags during the warm time of the year, and doesn't sag during the cold weather.

As I say, it works fine, but that sagging chain for about half the year bothers me.

Is it OK as is? ... or should I spend some big bucks to have some guy come out and turn a screw?

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garage door opener with sagging chain, but only in warm weather


Metal expands in the heat. chains get longer. If its working don't fix it. You could make it be too tight in the winter.,

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