Genie Garage Door Opener Manual: Adjust Up/Down Force

August 14, 2014 | By Rahma | Filed in: Installation Tips.

Genie makes the garage door opener product is easy to install, adjust and program. Today’s Genie garage door opener product is even easier for anyone to perform any adjustment, programming or installation. Genie garage door opener manual provides all users need to perform any project of programming, installing or adjusting. One of the easement of adjusting Genie garage door opener is adjusting up/down force.

You may not change the setting up/down force of an opener, but you can still adjust the force by increasing or decreasing up/down force of an opener. Go to the opener motor unit or power head and find the screws of open and close force. As written on Genie garage door opener manual, you can increase the close force of an opener by turning the close force control clockwise and decrease the close force by turning the close force control in the opposite direction, counter-clockwise. To avoid the door to reverse, please set the close force level at the minimum setting force that allowed by the system.

To adjust the open force you can apply the same method as adjusting the close force. Turning clockwise the open force control to increase open force, turning counter-clockwise to adjust the open force control to decrease the open force. To make the door open smoothly without stopping, you need to set the open force level at the minimum setting force allowed by the system. Both adjustment maximum setting for up/down force level will be stored for the open/close direction in power head memory once the level you wish for is chosen.

perhaps you cannot change the setting of up/down force of an opener, but you can adjust the up/down force that suits the garage door

perhaps you cannot change the setting of up/down force of Genie opener, but you can adjust the up/down force that suits your garage door

The Genie garage door opener manual is also provides the setting to erase the open/close travel limit that stored in the memory. You need to press and hold the SET buttons of up and down set simultaneously for about 5 seconds or until the green indicator light of the opener is blinking. Reprogram the close and open travel limits as written in the manual.

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