Overhead Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting Tips

August 21, 2014 | By Rahma | Filed in: Troubleshooting Tips.

A garage door opener is the one of the best device invented in human’s life. The garage door opener will be still the best device if the door opener keep on working smoothly without problem. However, when a problem occurs, a handy manual book will guide the users to cope with the problem. One of the manufacturers in the market is Overhead garage door opener company, the company also provided a clear instruction of how to troubleshoot the garage door opener if the opener is not working properly.

Here are some basic troubleshooting tips to troubleshoot Overhead garage door opener:

One of the main basic things in troubleshooting garage door opener is changing the remote batteries. Do not skip the basic things as simple thing such as a worn out remote battery can be the culprit why the opener isn’t working. Secondly, you need to check the optic sensors of the opener. The optic sensors should be clear and clean from any dirt that blocking the sensors, using a clean and soft rug or cloth will helpful to clean the dirt on the optic sesors. The sensors should be in a proper alignment too, so you can adjust the proper alignment of the sensors with the optic sensors are aimed at each other as they should project the beam of light that should not be interrupted.

Newer models of Overhead garage door opener is equipped with a diagnostic system.

Newer models of Overhead garage door opener is equipped with a diagnostic system.

Newer models of Overhead garage door opener is equipped with a diagnostic system. The system will flash a code as indication of a problem occurs and tell you trough the lights projected what the problem is. Check the roller of the garage door for any malfunctioning, if there is one call a professional’s assistance. Typical problem of a garage door is the springs issue, you can check the springs condition on your garage door opener but not trying to manually fix the springs without any professional assistance. It is a dangerous action and you should not try it by yourself.


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