Without any prior issues it is not uncommon for garage door openers to breakdown and need replacing. There are some that is either better to invest the cash in a new opener, or simply cannot be repaired where many issues can be repaired. With an increase of security, safety, efficiency, and decrease in noise pollution, the garage door opener can be beneficial for a number of reasons. When you need a garage door opener replacement, we at AAA Action Doors would like to list the most common red flags below.
Garage Door Won’t Open or Close
This marks a pretty obvious sign the garage door opener is not in good condition when garage door opener is not working as it should. To make certain the opener is not responding because opener remote’s batteries died, and if it continues to malfunction, you will likely need to replace the opener, ensure the tracks are clean and not compromised, double check the batteries in the remote.
Garage Door Limit Switch Problems
Garage door reverses during opening and closing operation. When the garage door closes all the way and then randomly opens again or if the door suddenly reverses while it’s opening, you either have a problem with the safety sensor or a malfunctioning opener. When something crosses through the safety beam, the emergency reversal system is designed to prevent injury or damage. It could need a simple adjustment or could be more serious should there be no obstructions. Contact a pro to determine the extent of the issue and make sure the sensors are properly aligned and if they are. The garage door expert can make the repairs or recommend a replacement if there is a deeper problem.
Garage Door Opener Not Working Consistently
A garage door opener that operates inconsistently might need some repair work is more than likely a wiring problem. When the opener randomly works or doesn’t work, having a professional inspect the opener and run safety tests and diagnostics.
Garage Door Makes Banging Noise when Opening
Unfortunately, it can signify a bigger problem as it is presumed that when the garage door opens or closes, it is supposed to be noisy. Should be addressed soon is strange or loud noises like grinding, screeching, scraping, rattling, and so on. You will likely want to get it replaced, particularly if the garage door opener is older than 10 years.
Garage Door Stuck
Causing the garage door to get stack or stall while it opens or closes an opener that is malfunctioning or defective is one. Leading the garage door to get stack or stall while it opens or closes, it is a serious safety hazard that could not only damage property.
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Be sure to at the very least call in a professional from AAA Action Doors for an inspection service should the garage door be no longer efficiently opening or closing. Replacing or repairing it is the better option once you know all the facts, you can better determine if the garage door opener is repairable. In most cases, older garage door openers will make a replacement a better option. Contact us today!