If adjustment of the rear track hanger is necessary the door must be locked in the closed position because the weight of the door is supported by the rear hangers.
Adjusting clopay garage door springs.
A broken spring will definitely make for a noisy garage door if the garage door works at all.
To learn more about installing clopay garage doors go to our garage door installation overview.
If it was opening too quickly move it to the next lower hole.
If the torsion springs do not increase in tension as the 1 4 turns are added to the springs then you probably have the torsion springs reversed.
Once the spring is free of tension remove from its track hanger.
This is a supplement to the residential garage door instructions referred to as the manual.
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Garage door springs offset the weight of the door and allow it to open and close with ease.
Steel residential garage door installation instructions and maintenance 1 and 2 layer construction in this manual you will find safety information how to prepare the opening installing the new door painting maintenance and replacement parts.
Adjust the springs on both sides of the door the same way.
Hold the garage door in this position by attaching a c clamp to the track at a point below the lowest door roller wheel.
If this is the case do not adjust repair or remove springs or parts to which springs are connected.
Retest the door balance as you did in step 1.
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A problem with the spring tension could cause the door to open or close unevenly improperly or at the wrong speed and adjusting the springs will likely solve the problem.
You must release the tension on the garage door springs before attempting adjustment or replacement.
Clopay garage door installation videos.
Once a job exclusively for trained garage door professionals clopay s ez set torsion spring system makes torsion spring installation faster and easier for the do it yourselfer.
This is an informational video only for a comprehensive guide consult the owners manual however i go over some key steps from start to finish.
Warning high spring tension can cause serious injury or death.
If the door was closing too quickly move the spring to the next higher hole on the bracket.
This is accomplished by opening the garage door as fully as possible until it hits the stop bolt on the track.