Genie always makes reliable and powerful garage door openers. When a garage door opener by Genie does not work as it should be, there are hundreds of reasons causing the malfunction. Instead of buying a new garage door, you better to check the garage door source of problems. Make sure that your garage door always well maintained by check the good condition of the garage door. Make sure the garage door well lubricated and well balanced too. Check the Genie garage door opener capacitor too, if your garage door opener acts up.
You will detect that there is a problem related to your Genie garage door opener capacitor when you try to troubleshoot anything that should be done when a garage door opener stops to operate and when you see the opener, the capacitor blew and start to leak fluid at the connections. The malfunction capacitor also found when you operate the door opener, but only buzzing noise occurs. When a capacitor blew, it makes a popping sound and you will smell something burnt with smoke coming out of the opener. The capacitor will surely leak afterwards.
Do not hesitate to directly find Genie garage door opener capacitor replacement, it indeed saves you a buck rather than calling a professional assistance or buying new garage door opener. Try to find it online by matching the models, the series, and the number.
You might need to consider buying Genie Garage Door Opener Motor Starting 19988A Capacitor as your capacitor replacement. A genuine capacitor replacement of this 19988A capacitor is compatible with almost all Genie ½ horsepower garage door openers. This capacitor works in 70 Microfarad (MFD), 220 Volts AC (VAC), and 60 Hertz (Hz). The exception models that not compatible with this capacitor are Genie models GPS-1200 Stealth, PMX-1200 and Excelerator model Garage Door Openers. You can visit online stores to look for the right capacitor or go to the nearest Genie garage door opener dealer.