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Garage door my garage manual door is not square.when i close it, itgets jamed at the right hand door jam .thanks

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If this is the man door (not the one for a car) the fix is fairly simple by placing strips of cardboard behind either the front or back of the hinge opposite of where it is rubbing. ex. If it is rubbing at the top place a 1/4" strip of cardboard behind the front of the top hinge and/or the back of the botom hinge. What you are trying to accomplish is moving the door away from the jamb.

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Hi hope i can help. Please be careful working on garage doors, and especially the springs. They can be very dangerous. It seems to me that the rails might be out of alignment. Looking at the door from the inside. There are bolts at the upper rail near the bend. Lightly loosen them up to take any stress off. Then run the door up and down. If this seems to work bring the door back down and tighten the bolts.

Hope this works!

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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