Troubleshooting Garage Doors

Cause: Frayed or broken cable.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door -Frayed cable should be replaced before it breaks.

Cause: Worn extension spring cable pulleys.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door -Pulleys should be replaced.

Cause: Broken extension spring.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door to replace extension springs.

Cause: Broken torsion or extension spring.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door – your spring should be replaced – if you have to springs both should be replaced as they have gone up and down the same number of times and the other may break in the near future.

Cause: Track is bent or set too tightly.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door to straighten, adjust or replace track.

Cause: Spring tension has loosened.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door to add tension to springs.

Cause: Broken spring.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door – your spring should be replaced – if you have to springs both should be replaced as they have gone up and down the same number of times and the other may break in the near future.

Cause: Broken torsion spring.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door – your spring should be replaced – if you have to springs both should be replaced as they have gone up and down the same number of times and the other may break in the near future.

Cause: Worn Rollers

Solution: Replace the worn rollers – recommend servicing entire door, lubricating door parts.

Cause: Broken extension spring and/or Broken extension spring cable.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door to replace spring and/or cable.

Cause: End bearing plate is tilted, Frayed cable, Misaligned reinforcing strut OR worn extension spring cable pulleys.

Solution: Call Coast Garage Door to Straighten or reinforce the bearing plate as needed. File the shaft and replace the bearing as needed, Replace cables as necessary. Space the strut evenly on the sections or Replace worn pulleys.

Cause: Dry rollers, bearings or hinges.

Solution: Lubricate as needed – DO NOT use WD40 or heavy oils as they attract dust and grit which may cause ongoing problems. We recommend Super Slick Slick Stuff a Hi-technology cleaning lubricant for extreme conditions and tough jobs. It is a greaseless product that will lubricate, penetrate, clean and protect in a wide range of applications and in freezing weather. Unlike other lubricants, Super SlickSlick Stuff does not contain mineral spirits, kerosene, or other additives such as wax, silicones or Teflon that can gum up the works. Great for bicycle chains, fishing equipment, reels, outboard motors, and other valuable equipment. Solves more problems for a longer time. It cleans and then protects.