Garage Door F.A.Q.: DK Restorations Print E-mail

Broken Spring On Garage Door


Q. Garage door only lifts a couple of inches, stops & reverses back down.
A. Probable broken spring, door out of balance, weak springs or electric opener worn or out of adjustment.




Cable Off Garage Door




Q. Door sitting off level or crooked.
A. Cable off or frayed.






Q. Door will not close or closes partially, reverses & lights flash on the electric opener.
A. Photo eyes (safety sensors) out of alignment, loose wires, dirt or corrosion.

Q. Light bulb keeps burning out .
A. Vibration of an electric opener breaks the bulb filament.  Use rough service (trouble light) bulbs.