My door stops closing and I have to keep stop and starting it. There are times when it works great but more times it doesn't. Can anyone tell me how to fix this.
Several things can be happening.
[*]The counter balance springs may need adjustment. I would recommend contacting a door repair company to make this particular adjustment because handling these springs is extremely dangerous if one does not know what they're doing.
Please report back your progress, we're always interested to know how things work out. :)
Another issue, I speak from experience, is the old pull cord on the door that comes down and blocks the electric eye. Some times it swings out of the way and sometimes it doesn't.
And an electric eye that is not solidly mounted.
I just helped a family relative with the same problem. The garage door kept getting stuck going down and would automatically reverse until eventually you hit the button enough times and the door would finally close all the way. It ended up being the "Down" pressure adjustment for the door, same as suggested by A.Spruce. Made the adjustment and haven't had any more problems. Hope this helps.
Thank you so much. It is cold up here so for now we are going to adjust the down pressure button. Hope that solves it. will let you know the results.
Just wanted you to know that your advice to set the down timing on the garage door worked. We are thrilled now that we no longer have to keep pressing the remote anymore. You are the most valuable resource and much appreciated by us.
thank you so much.
You're welcome. Glad we could help. :)