I have a craftsman garage door opener, my motor is running and dosen't
seem to be binding. My chain is not turning nor the sprocket either. I
unlock the door and lifted the door up manually and it I lifted it up
with no resistance. I was in touch with the dealer because it wasn't
going when I need it to so we adjusted it over the phone. Do you think
I need service? Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
I have the same problem with my craftsman 1/2 HP garage door opener. I
unlatched it and manually open the door. I have attempted to open and
close the door numerous times, but the chain even though it is on the
sproket. It only hums loudly, but will not rotate.
It seems as the though it's locked up. Any suggestions before I go
purchase another unit which costs around $130 and probably about an 1
hour or more to unistall and reinstall a new unit.
What is really making you so angry to make you act out like you did?
I perfectly understood the expression "adjusted it over the phone".
It meant that the customer was walked through the process using a phone.
Maybe "walked" was a poor analogy since no one was literally walking.
Okay, I'll try again: The user received verbal instructions on how to
adjust the door opener while communicating with a telephone.
Does that help?
Not really Julie.
Can you state definitively from the OP's words whether he's saying he
still HAS a problem or that he HAD a problem which was solved via a
And if it's the latter, why is he asking for advice on whether he needs
Since you ask why I'm angry, I'll tell you. It's because I'm disgusted
at seeing how our public educational systems are graduating fewer
literate students every year and how left wingers (which I suspect may
number you in their ranks) are willing to take their side and say
"That's OK, as long as think we can understand what you are trying to
tell us, we'll accept that."
Jeff, your diction, sentence structure as well as grammar leaves much to be
You are in no position to cast a shadow upon someone's endeavor of written
expression or lack there of.
It's so easy for the common fool to ridicule instead of helping the fellow
Sounds like what happened to my Craftsman opener. There are nylon gears
in the motor head. My Craftsman opener was 20 years old when I had to
change the drive gear out due to wear.
I don't know what model you have, but you can probably get the repair
kit from the Sears Parts or Repair facilities, where I got mine.
My kit contained a drive gear, a worm drive, bushings, E-rings, and
other parts to recondition the whole drive, and good illustrated
instructions. I only changed the one gear, so I kept the other 18 or so
parts. I have the box right here.
Drive Gear & Worm Set
Contents made in the U.S.A.
MFG Code 125512
I paid $22.72 for the kit incl. tax.
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