Question about Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener Wireless Keypad Model 976LM Security+

1 Answer

The door only opens partially and then stops

The garage door only opens partially and then stops about a fifth of the way up. I have detatched the emergency rope from the bracket on the belt and manually opened and closed the door.

I re-attached the door to the drive belt again from the fully opened position and it closes perfectly but again only opened partially.

Any suggestions would be awesome. Thanks

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Contributor
  • 504 Answers

IF THE DOOR WORKS WELL MANUALLY.

ADJUST THE UP SENSITIVITY ABOUT 1/8 TURN AND TRY AGAIN.

HOPE THIS HELPS

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My garage door opener does something different every time.Opens partially. Closes partially. Sometimes you have to push button multiple times for it to do anything. Who knows what it will do next.


this is likely a force setting issue, with all the humidity the door might be getting more stiff, on the back or side of the unit there should be a screw it adjust, or you can reference the manual, but before doing so you should release the door from the opener (handle on the trolley) and check to see just how stiff the door is, if the spring has broken you will have to get a door guy to fix it.

Jun 07, 2017 | liftmaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener...

2 Answers

How do you stop the door leaving a foot open at the bottom?


To stop the door in a partially open position, the button on the wall switch or remote should be pulsed when the door is opening from the fully closed position.

Jul 12, 2014 | liftmaster Garage Door 1/2 Hp

1 Answer

Why does my python2 garage door open by itself. partially and all the way?


Change your code. Sounds like one of your neighbors are on your current code

May 07, 2014 | Building Materials

1 Answer

Fifth door on lexus rx330 will not close


may be you should make a diagnostic and you can do it in a garage or you can do it by yourself if you want to do it by yourself you need some tools and you can find some good ones here: diyobd2.fr

Apr 03, 2013 | Lexus Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Door closes but opens inmediatelly and partially,only 1 foot and a half


With the garage door up pull the release cord to disingage the garage door it self in the up position. You can skip the disengaging step, But,It saves ware and tear on the motor.

Then using a step stool you will find limit adjusting plastic slots/screws on the side of the opener.

The left screw is for garage door down.

I would turn the left screw clockwise 1/2 turn or less. then activate the remote opener. noting which way the latching mechanism moved. and so on.

It may take a few adjustments with this proceedure to get it perfectly closed. Then activate the remote to re-engage the garage door it self.

Also, LiftMaster has a web site that you can check out.

Jul 23, 2011 | liftmaster Garage Door Limit Switch...

1 Answer

The garage door only opens partially and then stops about a fifth of the way up


Check to make sure you don't have a broken door spring. Then remove the cover from the motor unit and check the drive gear. It is a white nylon gear and will be obvious if it is bad. If neither of these are the case you can increase the up force. The up force control is on the rear of the motor unit near where all those white wires go.

Feb 22, 2011 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

1 Answer

Random operation of Chamberlain HD900D garage door opener


As for all of us as Experts at Fixya. We would greatly appreciate if you would place your question in the right category so that an Expert with knowledge of this field can provide you with help. Sorry that I could not be of more assistants. I will inform other experts in this field of your issues so that they can redirect to help you. Thank you for using Fixya.

Dec 05, 2009 | Building Materials

1 Answer

GARAGE DOOR OPENER WORKS INTERMITTENLY


Check to make sure your door sensors are properly aligned. They each have a small light and both lights will be on if they are aligned.

Jun 07, 2009 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener Wireless Keypad Model 976LM Security+ Logo

1,510 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sears Building Materials Experts

Glenn Mayer
Glenn Mayer

Level 2 Expert

91 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4340 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5165 Answers

Are you a Sears Building Material Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...