Garage Door Opener Repair Guides

These repair guides can help you fix garage door opener yourself. Need help diagnosing the problem? Check out our garage door opener repair help page for troubleshooting tips and solutions. Give us your model number for specific repair recommendations and to find the right garage door opener replacement part.

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How to Replace the Safety Sensor for a Garage Door Opener

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If your remotes don’t work and the lights on the motor unit blink when you press a remote, the safety sensors may have failed. This guide will help you replace them.

How to Replace the Logic Board on a Garage Door Opener

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The logic board is the brains of the garage door opener. If the remote doesn't work or the door doesn't open and close properly, the logic board could be the problem. This repair guide shows you how to fix it yourself.

How to Replace a Garage Door Opener Wall Control

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If you push the control button on the wall control and the garage door doesn’t move, the control is defective. Replace it in less than 15 minutes.

How to Replace the Drive and Worm Gears on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

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If your garage door won’t move, the drive and worm gears could be broken. This guide will help you replace the gears.

How to Replace the Motor on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

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Get your garage door moving again by replacing a defective motor in your garage door opener.

How to Replace the Gear and Sprocket Assembly on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

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Learn how to replace the gear and sprocket assembly on your garage door opener if the drive motor runs but the door won't move.

How to Replace the RPM Sensor on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

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Learn how to replace the RPM sensor if the door only moves 6 to 8 inches at a time and the LED light flashes 5 times.

How to Replace the Battery in a Garage Door Opener

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The garage door won't move during a power outage if the battery is dead. Here’s how to replace it.

How to Replace the Belt on a Belt-Drive Garage Door Opener

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A damaged or broken belt on your garage door opener could be the reason it won’t move the door. Here’s how to fix it.

How to Replace the Chain and Cable Assembly on a Chain-Drive Garage Door Opener

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If your garage door won’t move, the chain and cable assembly on your garage door opener could be broken. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace it.

How to Replace the Motor on a Belt-Drive Garage Door Opener

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The garage door won't move if the motor is defective. Here’s how to fix it.