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

 o
garage door opener interrupter cup

Posted by coldnose (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 21:27

I have a classic garage door opener problem: motor moves chain about a foot, then reverses it about a foot and stops. Happens just the same with the door engaged or disengaged.
I've checked the archives which tell me I should probably be looking at the interrupter cup and maybe the rpm sensor.

My question is: how difficult are these parts to access generally on an older Craftsman 1/2 horse chain unit. Are they fairly accessible with the unit in place after removing the cover, or will I have to take it down? Anyone ever done this or familiar with it?
(The problem opener is on my folks' garage in another town. I'll be visiting soon so I'm trying my best to anticipate what I'm up against!)

Thanks as usual for any help!!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: garage door opener interrupter cup

EASY TO DO.
take the cover off the garage opener, you will see the interrupter cup on left side in rear of opener,the RPM Sensor is right next to it.


 o
RE: garage door opener interrupter cup

Also see your post at Tool Shed.


 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