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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-20-2013, 10:43 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Yes it is. Thanks

Yes it is. Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-19-2013, 06:57 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi all, Posting back as promised. I had to get...

Hi all,
Posting back as promised. I had to get a garage door guy to get my door balanced. However, we found that the limits kept changing each time the garage door was closed or opened. So we looked...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-15-2013, 02:22 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi Mike, I think I finally got the limits to...

Hi Mike,

I think I finally got the limits to work. I was having problems to get the limits to stay. I think it is probably because the garage door is not balanced and may be causing too much drag...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-14-2013, 01:30 PM
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Posted By alu2007
I am trying again this morning. Will post back...

I am trying again this morning. Will post back results
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-13-2013, 09:03 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi Mike, As you indicated, I have been trying...

Hi Mike,
As you indicated, I have been trying to adjust the limit switches with just the trolley (i.e the door is not connected). . I was able to decrease the down travel limits to position the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-13-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Thanks WindowsonWashington! I have been trying to...

Thanks WindowsonWashington! I have been trying to play with the limit switches now :(
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-13-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Thank you guys. That was the issue with the...

Thank you guys. That was the issue with the trolley. It was out of sync. The trolley moves now..but now seems like it is a limit issue. On the opener end the trolley stops much before it hits the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-11-2013, 11:22 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Thanks Mike and nealtw. I will give this a try...

Thanks Mike and nealtw. I will give this a try tomorrow (Friday) and post back. Have been opening and closing the garage door manually for the past two weeks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-11-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By alu2007
http://youtu.be/-qgSZ5P4SsU

http://youtu.be/-qgSZ5P4SsU
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-11-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By alu2007
The gears rotate fine with the chain off. They...

The gears rotate fine with the chain off. They rotate completely clockwise and anticlockwise and hit the limit switches as in the first video

With the chain on and with some slack, when I press...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-10-2013, 07:34 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Yes the side with the adjustment bolt tightens....

Yes the side with the adjustment bolt tightens. So basically should I remove the chain and let the motor run without the chain until it hits the other end of the limt and then put the chain back and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-04-2013, 02:51 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Thanks nealtw. I will check it out

Thanks nealtw. I will check it out
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-04-2013, 09:58 AM
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Posted By alu2007
No problem. Thanks for trying to help.. It is...

No problem. Thanks for trying to help.. It is just a confusing problem.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-04-2013, 08:49 AM
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Posted By alu2007
I have the garage door disconnected from the...

I have the garage door disconnected from the trolley. Do the springs still get used when the door is disconnected. I am still learning things :confused:
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-04-2013, 08:47 AM
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Posted By alu2007
The adjustment bolt is there...I have attached a...

The adjustment bolt is there...I have attached a photo. When I shot that video with my phone it was initially inverted and I had to rotate it to straighten it out. So I dont know what happened there....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-03-2013, 06:45 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Videos added. Trolley moves fine with chain...

Videos added.

Trolley moves fine with chain removed off the motorhead
http://youtu.be/lOXXnectGC8

Gear and Sprocket/Motor rotates fine with chain removed. This is how I understand it. When...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-02-2013, 10:14 PM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi Mike, I replaced the gear and sprocket on...

Hi Mike,
I replaced the gear and sprocket on the motor head. It is the part in the middle at this link. I did not replace the worm gear...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-02-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By alu2007
It is a liftmaster 1/3 HP about 13 years old. I...

It is a liftmaster 1/3 HP about 13 years old. I did not change the position of the trolley when I changed the gear/sprocket . I will post pictures and videos later in the day. I have to get them off...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-01-2013, 06:49 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi WindowsonWashington, I sent you a PM with my...

Hi WindowsonWashington,
I sent you a PM with my email address in case FirehawkMike can provide any insight. Thanks again for your help
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-30-2013, 07:59 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Hi all, Restating the problem.. Problem:...

Hi all,
Restating the problem..

Problem:
Trolley is on door side. Not against stop bolt on the opener side. Garage door no longer opens

What I have tried so far:


Replaced gear and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-23-2013, 03:09 PM
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Posted By alu2007
I have been trying it this afternoon. With chain...

I have been trying it this afternoon. With chain disconnected the motor moves. With chain connected (garage door is disengaged), the motor just hums and the chain on one side tightens up.

I did...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-23-2013, 09:25 AM
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Views: 4,386
Posted By alu2007
Thanks. I changed the gear and sprocket if that...

Thanks. I changed the gear and sprocket if that is what you mean. It did not fix the problem though.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-22-2013, 09:42 AM
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Posted By alu2007
Garage door does not open (trolley stuck?)

Hi all,
My garage door started misbehaving and finally stopped opening. The other day I closed the garage door but it opened up right away after closing. After a couple of attempts it stopped...
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