Garage Door Repair Motor Repair



garage door motor installation means replacing a malfunctioning door opener. This is the only motor in the whole garage door complex. The motorized door opener is not the one responsible for the actual lifting f the door. This function is done by the series of pulleys, cables, and most importantly, of counterbalance springs installed along the door. The motor is only responsible on how will the door open and close, and the amount of force exerted by the door. In some, the door motor functions much like a lock- holding the door closed.


Most problems involving garage door malfunction is related to the motor and most need garage door motor installation services. Door won’t close or open all the way, and/or rolls back up immediately before or after hitting the floor are some of the most common problems. Almost all of these only require a few adjustments with the close limit switch. If the motor is already old or when it requires too frequent adjustment and maintenance, it may be time to install a new motor. Other reasons to avail of garage door motor installation service is when it is too old that some key features are lacking. Newer models come with better security features (like a keypads to enter codes to unlock, rolling codes, etc.), safety (sensors for any object 6 inches from the ground to stop the automatic closing) and noise control. Older versions rattle and create too much noise while in use.


Garage door motor installation guides are as follows:


 New Motor for a Garage Door


Garage door motor installation means replacing a malfunctioning door opener. This is the only motor in the whole garage door complex. The motorized door opener is not the one responsible for the actual lifting f the door. This function is done by the series of pulleys, cables, and most importantly, of counterbalance springs installed along the door. The motor is only responsible on how will the door open and close, and the amount of force exerted by the door. In some, the door motor functions much like a lock- holding the door closed.


Most problems involving garage door malfunction is related to the motor and most need garage door motor installation services. Door won’t close or open all the way, and/or rolls back up immediately before or after hitting the floor are some of the most common problems. Almost all of these only require a few adjustments with the close limit switch. If the motor is already old or when it requires too frequent adjustment and maintenance, it may be time to install a new motor. Other reasons to avail of garage door motor installation service is when it is too old that some key features are lacking. Newer models come with better security features (like a keypads to enter codes to unlock, rolling codes, etc.), safety (sensors for any object 6 inches from the ground to stop the automatic closing) and noise control. Older versions rattle and create too much noise while in use. 

Garage door motor installation guides are as follows:

Remove the old motor door opener. 


Remove the switch first to avoid electrocution. The entire motor unit hangs overhead, directly above the garage door. The power unit is found at the back of the garage, hanging from the ceiling. One end of the power unit is attached to a track on the garage door, the other to a header bracket that is located on the header.


Disconnect the sensors. Remove the bolts that connect the motor to the bracket. Also, remove all the other hardware connected to the garage door.


Lay out all the materials of the new motor system on the floor. Read the accompanying manual very carefully.Start measuring at the center of the garage door towards the header. Mark holes for the mounting bracket.

Use a socket driver to drill the holes.

Fasten the front part of the track to the bracket. Make sure that the track is at a 90-degree angle to the door.Attach the metal hanging straps of the track to the motor unit.Fasten the other end to the ceiling.Firmly connect the opener arm and the track to the garage door.Take the motion sensors and install them 4 to 5 inches above the level of the ground.Connect the wirings of the sensors to the switch. Plug it to the opener.Test if the garage door opens and closes.Make adjustments in the close limit switch as necessary.


If the problem persists, maybe it’s time to contact a company, like an garage door motor installationservice provider to fix it.

Contact us now at (760) 317-4466 to reach one of our technicians about the motors