Questions & discussions of garage door operator problems and solutions.

Latest topics

» Sensor problem?
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:07 pm by AndyB

» New Garage Door Controller, Good to Invest?
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:13 pm by liang916

» Raynor 2265RGD Intermittent Problem Opening Door
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:15 am by bankercop

» Compatible remote (2 doors) and keyless entry for Raynor 110-7?
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:43 am by GDZone

» Quirky GDO
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:32 am by GDZone

» Chamberland Safety sensors on am stanley vemco
Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:34 pm by GDZone

» What is the standard garage door size?
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:40 am by brooklynnygarage

» How do you change a garage door spring?
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:36 am by queensgarage

» How to choose a garage door?
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:31 am by njoverheadgaragedoors

Buy Marantec Remotes

Buy Raynor Remotes

Buy Raynor Remotes

Counter


    Genie Screw Drive ~ Model unknown

    Share

    Jed54

    Posts : 2
    Join date : 2012-07-09

    Genie Screw Drive ~ Model unknown

    Post  Jed54 on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:05 pm

    Ok... When it started ...got a call from relative stating several days ago they had a power outage. Went to use garage door discovered spring was broken.. disengaged trolley. They ran the trolley back using opener. It did not stop even when tripping the micro switch on rail. Motor then sparked, also seen something running from the motor... I know details are odd, but this is what I have. Neutral
    avatar
    GDZone
    Admin

    Posts : 225
    Join date : 2009-04-28

    Re: Genie Screw Drive ~ Model unknown

    Post  GDZone on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:51 pm

    Sounds like the opener may have had a power surge (possibly from a lightning strike) and damaged the opener. The limit switch may have gotten fried along with damage to the logic board...you'll have to physically look at the board...if you see burn marks - it's fried.

    The stuff you see running out of the opener is most likely from the capacitor and will need replaced. Depending on how old the opener is it may be better to replace the whole opener instead of trying to replace all the damaged parts.

    Hope this helps.

    Jed54

    Posts : 2
    Join date : 2012-07-09

    Re: Genie Screw Drive ~ Model unknown

    Post  Jed54 on Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:27 pm

    You know I was leaning to the same conclusion.... BUT was uncertain... going to take a look tomorrow, Thanks for your reply . Very Happy

    Sponsored content

    Re: Genie Screw Drive ~ Model unknown

    Post  Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:49 am