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Drive gear for garage door just broke

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by Zac808, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Dec 19, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    Zac808

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    The gear broke apart from the drive housing. What are my options? Do I have to buy a whole new motor? FML:mad:
     
  2. Dec 20, 2009 at 5:00 AM
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    this happened to me in the past you can get parts for your opener i replaced the fbre drive gears in mine
     
  3. Dec 20, 2009 at 7:27 AM
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    Yeah...Depending on how old the unit is you should be able to get replacement parts. Take a photo of what you at looking at for broken parts and post it...Might be able to give you a better idea.
     
  4. Dec 20, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    I ended up buying a Champberlain Whisper Drive. My wife wanted a quieter opener anyway.
     
  5. Dec 20, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    Excellent choice- I have a chamberlain chain drive and even that is quiet.
     
  6. Dec 20, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    Get a 1/2 hp or 3/4 hp Chamberlain Whisper Drive. It's belt driven so it's super quiet. I bought mine at Lowe's and it came w/ 2 preprogammed remotes, outdoor keypad, garage mult-functional control, and remote garage door indicator. It was $198. I had to buy an extension kit since my garage door is 8 ft. But the package is setup for up to 7 ft.
     
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