Genie aims DIY markets and make its garage door opener is easy to be installed even though without professional assistance. Users just need to follow the clear instructions on the manual and get the garage door opener worked in a jiffy. One of the prominent element in setting up the garage door opener is setting up the force adjustment. The force adjustment on Genie Pro Max garage door opener is needed as the door will still operate even with minimum force.
You need to prepare a ladder and place it to a place that safe and none of power head moving parts or rail assembly and door is near the ladder. It is better to put the ladder to the side of the power head. Here is the step by step of how to set force adjustment on Genie Pro Max garage door opener.
- Get the door to fully closed position using wall control
- Adjust the Open force by locating the screw on the rear side of the power head. The screw is shown by the OPEN FORCE mark and you can turn the screw counterclockwise carefully until it stops. Try to operate the door using the wall control and see how the door is moving. You can turn the screw in the opposite direction slightly if the door does not open fully. Using the wall control, you can try to activate the door and repeat force adjustment until the door open fully
- Adjust the Close force. To set up force adjustment on Genie Pro Max garage door opener, you hardly need a big effort to turn adjusting screw. As you see the close force screw, you can turn the screw counterclockwise carefully and gently. Try to operate the door using wall control and see whether the door is fully closed or not. You can turn the screw a bit clockwise if the door does not fully close. You can repeat the force adjustment until the door close fully.