Doerr 220v Electric Motor How to Change Directions? Is there a way to prevent -- or at least postpone or minimize -- the peeling? You should have only 2 wires from the wall switch I believe (if that's what that's meant to represent), but other than that seems right. Thanks. It doesn't take a lot for them to overcome the force of the motor. home improvement and repair website. I measured the current coming from the blue wire and the white wire. It probably doesn't give the photo eye flash because it's hitting force error first. The grey wire on the limit switch is probably broken. If there is an issue with your Garage Door, ask a question. My understanding is that the white AC wire connects to the white motor wire. I'm not sure what you mean when you say "track moves freely". All information is provided "AS IS." Maybe I need to also check the red/white wires? I put the multimeter on the blue wire and the white wire, when I hit the door open button, the motor gets 117 volts and the motor hums but does not spin. Feel free to share experiences and advice to fellow Garage Door experts. Unplug it, take the cover off and if it’s broken, strip it back a little and wire but it together, As others have mentioned, stuck on the stop bolt, Undo the stop bolt and then activate the motor, but then do 1 full turn away on the Up travel so it travels less far in the up position, Detach the door from the opener and close it manually. Would it help to put foam insulation or some sort of vapor barrier on the inside surface of the door? We live in Southern California. If it does, you likely have a bad cap (a high failure item). I don't think a typical swinging hinged door would be appropriate as it may strike one of the cars, that may be parked there. If you connected your voltmeter and you don't see voltage, then try another combination of two. Hey guys, sorry for the late reply but if anybody in the future stumbles upon this post here's how I solved the same problem: I am looking for the wire diagrams for these 2 units. So my question is: What kind of locking door can I install between the bays? DoItYourself.com®, founded in 1995, is the leading independent On my garage door, I have a pulley that routinely gets caught in the track and needs to be pried out- perhaps you have something similar going on? Any thoughts? Your sensors. Most motor repair shops (if you have one) will test for free, just takes them a minute. I've checked the capacitor and it is good. 1995-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. Did you somehow manually turn the gears and move the trolley assy via the chain? In the industry? The fourth garage is mine, and no intended for tenant use and has an exterior door in the back. Website operating I then ask the customer the approximate age and usage of the garage door. When I press the control button (either wall or remote) the opener buzzes twice, but the motor does not operate and the door does not move. I use it for a workshop of sorts. Wish Chamberlain/Liftmaster would make schematics available like Genie does. A very common call that I receive is concerning the garage door opener making a buzzing sound when the wall mount button is pressed, but nothing else happens. You may freely link View our Privacy Policy here. If I grab the motor and turn the motor mechanism/shaft, it turns easily, put when the power is going to the motor, motor hums put the motor mechanism/shaft does not turn. There's no way this is up to code (capped hot wire behind the wall).. Look closely and see if it's jammed on the stop bolt (the bolt that prevents the opener from ramming the door into itself). Gotcha. to this site, and use it for non-commercial use subject to our terms of use. I will report back in a couple of hours when I get home. Your hum might just be the motor straining against too much of a load. I scraped and sanded it to bare wood 3 years ago, primed it with Kilz and gave it 2 coats of latex paint. If the motor lurches forward then back into the emergency bolt, something ia wrong. suggestions. It claims to be a 120V 60Hz 4.5A motor, so you should see which two of the contacts are receiving 120V. We welcome your comments and I've checked the capacitor and it is good. Is the traveler jammed up on a stop bolt? House is 70+ years old and has a wooden garage door. [IMG]https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26804890_10157070412603266_7338447368889830800_n.jpg?oh=5f64563aba58459defa703f3f9a42fed&oe=5ADB907D[/IMG] When I press the control button (either wall or remote) the opener buzzes twice, but the motor does not operate and the door does not move. Press J to jump to the feed. I have a rental property with a 4 car garage that was probably a carriage house in the past. All rights reserved. 3947B01022, 60 Hz, 6.0 Amps. I'm having problems with a Lift-Master 1245R (1/3 HP) chain-drive opener. If it's touching the bolt grab a half inch socket and remove it. Drywall stud, sensor says it's there but nothing, any advice? My genie blue max door garage door opener just hums or buzzes but will not lift the door. Your photo eyes. ... Hi Brian, My Genie opener just buzzes when I hit the switch. Make sure the travel setting holds and the door fully cycles without issue. You also need to make sure all gears and pulleys are free to turn. The image below is my understanding of how the wiring to the motor with the capacitor. The motor is Westinghouse E322P775. Questions of a Do It Yourself nature should be I would go the other way- before testing by applying voltage, connect the voltmeter to two of the wires then energize the motor in place. problems contact webmaster@doityourself.com. 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