Return to the Garages/Workshops Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Garage Door does not stay up in manual mode

Posted by scandal (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 28, 09 at 19:58

I have a 16' aluminum garage door with tension springs.

The door is very difficult to open and it does not stay up. If I let the door go while lifting it up, it will drop and crash.

I checked out the springs and doesn't look like either of them are broken. I also looked at the pulley wheels and cables on each side and they look fine.

All track wheels look fine.

It seems as though the springs are not working properly.

Is there any way to determine if this is the case?

Thanks,

ScAndal


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Garage Door does not stay up in manual mode

call out a pro and have them adjust the springs. i bet they are just spinning on teh rod.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Garages/Workshops Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here