Worn out plastic gears are a typical issue with chain-driven garage door openers. Luckily, the gear of Austin’s greater garage doors repair is neither troublesome nor costly, and it should just require an hour of your investment. In this way, on the off chance that you abruptly find that the engine on your garage door opener sounds like it’s running, yet the door isn’t moving, checking for worn gears is the principal thing you ought to do. Here are the means engaged with assessing and changing garage door opener gears.


Unplug the garage door opener. Draw the crisis discharge rope, and afterward close the garage door by hand. Expel the cover from the garage door opener.

Examine the Gears

Look at the white plastic gears.

Do the edges give off an impression of being exhausted or destroyed?

Assuming this is the case, you should change them.

Discover the make and model of your garage door opener, and afterward begin looking for another apparatus pack.

Amazon and other online retailers convey numerous mainstream equip units, extending in cost from about $18 to $30.

In the event that you are in a greater rush, you ought to have the capacity to discover a pack at a neighborhood garage door opener merchant.

In the event that your examination uncovers gears that seem, by all accounts, to be fit as a fiddle, you may have a more significant issue with the garage door opener.

You might need to locate a decent repair individual to get an expert supposition.

Gather Your Tools

A commonplace apparatus substitution will require the accompanying devices:

1/4-inch nut driver

3/8-inch nut driver or attachment

5/16-inch nut driver or attachment, with augmentation

1/8-inch Allen torque

Flathead screwdriver

5/32-inch punch

Release the Circuit Board

On some garage door openers, you may find that releasing the circuit board and giving it a chance to dangle will give more space to work. Simply evacuate the screws and let the board hang, off the beaten path.

Extricate the Chain

The bind is appended to a tensioning bar. Utilize a torque to release the nut on the bar. Note that you may require a second torque or forceps to shield the chain from turning.

Evacuate the Gear Assembly

Evacuate the sinks holding the apparatus place. Lift the whole gathering out of the unit. Next, you should expel the helical rigging from the pole.

This apparatus is held set up with a stick, which is evacuated by tapping a little punch with a mallet.

On the off chance that the stick demonstrates hard to evacuate (and they frequently do), shower some WD-40 on the stick and let it absorb for a moment.

Reassemble the Gear Assembly

Presently you have to introduce the new helical apparatus get together. Put a thin layer of the oil incorporated into the pack on the rigging. With the gears back set up, fix the chain as coordinated in your proprietor’s manual. Supplant the cover on the garage door opener, connect it back to, and begin making the most of your currently working garage door opener.