Genie Garage Door Opener Repair Parts: Repairing Worn Gears

July 12, 2014 | By Rahma | Filed in: Door Opener Accessories, Troubleshooting Tips.

Genie garage door opener has various models and one of them is the Chain Drive opener. The chain drive from Genie is known as a reliable garage door opener and have reasonable price. As any other garage door opener product by Genie, this Chain Drive is very easy to install. Users even can install without assistance from professionals, as the parts are simple to be assembled and are lightweight.

When you find your Chain Drive garage door opener seems like running when you try to engage the opener and it is supported by the sounds of the motor, but the door does not move, you may have a problem with your Chain Drive garage door opener parts. It is likely due to shredded plastic gears or worn gears. Instead of purchasing new garage door opener try to perform Genie garage door opener repair parts.

To do Genie garage door opener repair parts, you need to disconnect any electrical connection toward the opener. Next, pull the emergency release rope and close the door manually. Check the opener by uncovering the opener cover. You need to locate the gears and inspect is there any damage on the gears. If you find the plastic gears are shredded or worn, try to find the replacement of the gear kit. The gear kit includes two new gears, washers, and tube of grease. You may not find difficulties in installing the gears as gear kits are including the instruction of how to install the new gears.

To perform Genie garage door opener repair parts, the worn gears you need to loosen the circuit board by unscrew the retaining screws of the circuit board. Next, try loose the chain attached to tensioning rod using a wrench and loosen the nut on the rod.

Next, unscrew the retaining screw that holds the gear assembly and take out all of the gear assembly from its place. After you take out the old worn gear, try to install the new gear assembly to the shaft. After you put everything back in its place, plug the opener and try to operate the door.

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If you find the plastic gears are shredded or worn, try to find the replacement of the gear kits.


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