American Garage Doors

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Frequently Asked Questions - Garage Door F.A.Q.'s

FAQs - Garage Door F.A.Q.'s

 

Here you will find the most common issues home and business owners are having with their garage doors.

American Garage Doors put some Q & A for our customers for better knowledge and awareness in  troubleshooting problems.

 

 

Usually this means that the door may have a broken spring. Our team found this makes the door heavy, the electric opener is made to sense this and shut off automatically. American Garage Doors California, recommends that you do not try and operate the door until repairs have been performed.

 

Usually this means that the door has a cable off track or the cable is Malfunctioning. American Garage Doors California has Found that garage doors can sometimes become so crooked that it damages the tracks. We always suggest you do not try and operate the door until repairs have been Completed.

 

Usually this means that the door has useless rollers. In some cases the actual wheel disengages from the shaft and allows the roller to malfunction. We suggest that all the rollers be replaced. Usually there are a total of 10 for 7ft door and 12 for 8 ft door.

 

 

Usually this means that the drive gear in the electric opener is stripped, not allowing the drive assembly attached to the door to move. We suggest, that you do not try and operate the door. This will cause the motor to overheat and cause more damage. If possible, unplug or turn the power off to the opener.

 

 

Check both safety sensors lights and make sure that both are lit and nothing is in the way between them, if of them has no light on try to check the wire or it may need to readjusted to be in opposite of the other sensor ,keep moving it till the light goes on.