[Homestead] Garage door opener knowledge out there?
genegerue at ruralize.com
Mon Dec 6 19:05:23 EST 2004
Warren, you obviously know much more than I do about these things.
It is a screw type, a Genie Pro 88, for what that's worth. There are no
After I lubed it, it would start to open the door but only travel about
twelve inches, then it would reverse itself, as if it had hit an
obstruction, and then go back to the beginning position, where the door is
closed. After some time I tried it again and it worked. Then, later it did
the false start, stop, and return to Go routine. This morning, it opened
the door, I drove out, hit the remote, nothing happened. I ended up
disengaging it and closing the door by hand. After I closed it by hand, I
reengaged it. When I returned home, it did not open. I opened the door by
hand, reengaged it, tried it while looking at it. The motor comes on for a
brief period, then shuts itself off. I removed the housing and observed the
clutch at the back. When the motor gets the signal from the transmitter it
comes on but there is no clutch movement. I am wondering if the many false
starts, stops, and returns perhaps stripped something inside.
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