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My electronic gate is making a loud noise when operating and seems to be struggling when openning and closing. It is timber and opens in and out not sliding. I think it may need clog replacement. How do I do that please? Eirena

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  • eirena_m Nov 18, 2009

    HI

    In answer to your question, I don't know. How do I determine if it is electronic,pneumatic or hydrolic? I thought it was electric. It has 'majic button' automation and last time it was serviced, the drive cog on the easyglider motor was replaced. That was about 2-3 years ago..

    Where do I go from here please?

    Eirena


  • eirena_m Nov 18, 2009

    How do I find out which one it is.

  • eirena_m Nov 20, 2009

    Hi

    The clogs are in the motor assembly. The gate is mounted on an arm which is driven by the motor. I could have given you the make and model in the first place instead of asking if the gate is hydrolic etc. Oh and yes timber means wood.

    As my 7 day free access is now about to expire and I still have not been instructed on how to change the cogs I will have to go elsewhere for an answer.

    I think it would be better is you asked all the info you need in the first email e.g. make and model, rather than backwards and forwards with emails until the 7 day free access expires.


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The Gate must be adjusted and squared up before you replace anything, next lublrate the gears especially if it's cold in your area. when looking at the gears if the center wiggles back and forth you know the gears center pin is worn out, if yhr gear teeth don't mesh 90 percent of the way then the gears are worn out.

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Hi Eirena,

The remedy depends on what is making the noise. You would need to identify exactly where the noise is coming from.

When you say 'It is timber', do you mean it is wood?
Also, I'm not sure I understand what you mean by 'clog replacement'.

Since it opens in and out, it could be the hinges, In this case just oiling them could do the trick. Same with the servo mounts.

If it turns out to be the servo itself, I'm going to need a make and model number.

Best regards
Mike


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    Check the control box (usually on or near the post the gate is mounted on), the motor (mounted on the same post and the gate) or the remote for company name and/or model number.

    Chances are it's electric. Hydraulic would be overkill unless the gate was excessively heavy.


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Is this an electric, pneumatic or hydraulically operated system??

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