Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Repair > General DIY Discussions

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-10-2011, 04:18 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 0
Share |
Default

Garage Door Opener Help


I have come to the internet world to plea for help with a garage door opener problem I'm having. I know it has to be something stupid that I am overlooking and just need some outside help.

The Problem:
I have a 2 year old Chamberlain 1/2 HP Garage door opener. Whenever I close the garage door the trolley and chain begin moving down the rail but the garage door doesn't go with it. This is only for a second. The trolley then basically runs into the door and pushes the door down the railing. The door doesn't fall, it just gets pushed by the trolley before moving.

I tried adjusting the opening and closing distance and that didn't do anything. I made sure everything is connected properly on the railing. I even checked the sensors because everyone says that's the first thing to do.

I have run out of ideas and need some help. Suggestions? Thoughts?

Thanks!

jwysocki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2011, 04:28 PM   #2
Old School
 
Willie T's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: St. Petersburg, FL Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond them.
Posts: 3,634
Rewards Points: 0
Default

Garage Door Opener Help


Did you check that the little rope pulled disconnect (if it has one) hasn't slipped out of the notch it's supposed to be in to engage the door? Some doors are different than others, but I think you will get the idea from looking at this.

http://www.liftmaster.com/pdfdocs/a2537m.pdf Pages 11 and 27... I think.

__________________
"True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and only that which is."
FranÁois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Willie T

Last edited by Willie T; 04-10-2011 at 04:36 PM.
Willie T is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
garage door opener, trolley


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weatherproofing garage help Perfik Building & Construction 2 10-17-2012 03:30 PM
The 12-Gauge Garage Jack Olsen Project Showcase 28 07-08-2012 10:21 PM
Raising up my garage jimmyfloyd Building & Construction 5 09-17-2009 10:39 PM
Garage Wiring issues jimmyfloyd Electrical 20 06-08-2009 02:57 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.