07:19AM | 12/11/06
Member Since: 12/10/06
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I have a problem with my 10 year old stanley garage door opener. It stopped working a few days ago. When I try to open or close the garage door, I just hear a humming from the motor and the light flashes. It almost seems as though there is resistance from the garage door. HOwever, if I pull on the release arm, I can open and close the garage door manually fairly easily. Also, if I turn on the garage door opener, the chain moves back and forth now. If I reconnect the release arm, the garage door now opens and closes as usual. However, if I can come back in about 10-15 minutes, the garage door does not open again. Do I just have a bad motor that needs to be replaced? I already tried playing with open/closer force adjustments and don't seem to work.


09:10AM | 01/26/07
Member Since: 01/25/07
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i am having the same problem with my 15 year old opener it does the same humming and will not open, have you received any answers
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