On Jan 8, 2006, at 9:36 PM, Mark Andy wrote:
> I've got a weak garage door that has a wound spring around a rod at
> the front top of the door...
> Do I just need a couple rods of the appropriate size to wind a
> little more tension into the spring? Presumably I should put a rod
> in, hold it, and loosen what looks like a set screw, then wind a
> turn into it, reset the set screw, test, etc.?
> Doors are pretty heavy... Should I do this with the garage door up
> or down? Seems like the spring would have less tension on it if
> the door was up, but I dunno about how much access I'd have...
> Appreciate any pointers. Thanks!
If you don't know what you are doing with garage-door springs, hire
someone that does. These things can be lethal to the novice.
Phil Ethier West Side Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1962 TR4 CT2846L, 1992 Saturn SL2, 1993 Suburban, 1994 Miata