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Sears GDO: won't open completely

Posted by cciaffone (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 5, 09 at 11:45

I recently had to readjust the up limit to keep from
binding on the bolt. Worked great a few days. Now it
will not open all the way -- about 8 inches shy. If I
run it down just a bit, then back up, it often goes all
the way up. Have played with the up force (max) and up
limit (no effect).

Could this be old rails binding old trolley wheels
on the door??


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RE: Sears GDO: won't open completely

Could be something binding. Try releasing the opener and operating the door by hand. Also take a look at the drive gear. It is white nylon and is just in front of the motor.

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