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Craftsman Garage Door Opener

Posted by rmh2394 (My Page) on
Mon, May 26, 08 at 17:24

I recently had to change the gears in my Sears GDO because the original gear was stripped to a pile of dust. It worked fine for about 6 weeks when it started acting up again. When I pulled the cover off, the new gear was already stripping just like the original one which took at least 7 years to strip. Any thoughts?? I first thought of the springs, but the door does not seem to be too hard to lift as if the springs were weakening....


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RE: Craftsman Garage Door Opener

Did you grease the new gear with the lubricant included with the gears? This is an important step.


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