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You should check the operation and safety mechanisms of any automatic garage door opener probably twice a year or so, to ensure that they are operating safely. If you place a 2x4 flat on the floor, the door should reverse when it hits it. If you remove the 2x4, the door should close fully but not try to close after it's closed (the opener should not be ...


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If you look at the torsion spring bar at either end you will see a fitting with four holes perpendicular to one another and perpendicular to the axis of rotation of the torsion bar. Sometimes this fitting is at the center of the bar rather than the ends but it's on there somewhere. If you can find two pieces of steel pipe or socket wrench with a long handle ...


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Unless you know how to unload the tension on the torsion spring, this is not safe for you to do yourself. There are plenty of videos on the internet that show you how to do it, but be aware that the consequences ofusing the wrong tools or doing it wrong will likely result in serious injury, such as broken bones or amputated limbs, or death. You should ...



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