Garage door openner -sound but no chain movement

craig019April 13, 2010

This AM my 1/2 horse Craftsman openner openned but would not close - the unit sounds like it is going thorugh the motions but the chain is not moving.

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randy427

Remove the casing from around the motor unit. You will probably find that the teeth of a neoprene (plastic) gear have worn away. If so,you can get replacement parts via the Sears website.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 12:15PM
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craig019

Slight change - it is a Steel-Craft openner (1994) model HBW077 and yes when I removed the casing the plastic teeth were worn away - -I am having difficulty finding a web site for parts - any ideas? Thanks

    Bookmark   April 14, 2010 at 10:27AM
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