Why my garage door starts to close then goes back up

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Your garage door is likely the largest opening on your home, so it’s important to have peace of mind that it is functioning properly. If having an issue your garage door starts to close then goes back up


One question some homeowners ask is why their garage door closes, then immediately reverses to the open position. possible reasons why your garage door hits the floor then goes back up

You Need to Replace the Logic Board

Your garage door’s logic board is the brain of your garage door opener. This brain can wear out in time, so you could need a replacement. When the logic board wears out, it can cause your garage door to close, then open.

You Need to Adjust the Limit Switch

Your garage door is programmed to travel a certain distance before it closes.  If it closes before that distance has been traveled, something is wrong — and it reopens to help prevent any damage or safety risk.

You Need to Adjust the Travel Down Setting

your garage door opener’s limit switch governs where your garage door stops when being raised or lowered. If your garage door isn’t staying open or staying closed, you may need to adjust your limit switch.

You Need to Check for the Presence of Any Blockage

check for anything that blocks it and check the photo-eye sensor to see if anything in front of it and it's working correctly. Your garage door will sense even the slightest blockage, which will cause it to go back up to maintain safety and prevent damage.

Are you still having trouble closing your garage door? Call Metro Garage Doors. We work with highly skilled technicians who can come to your home 24/7 any day of the year. We will quickly look at the garage door, diagnose the problem, and fix it on the spot.

We have a lot of experience over the years, so we are very competent when it comes to garage doors. Whatever problem you may be facing

We have worked with different brands on sensors, including:

•             Chamberlain

•             Liftmaster

•             Genie

•             Craftsman

We are dedicated to solving any problem. If you need emergency garage door services in Northern Virginia 202-600-6778

Need quick service? Call 202-600-6778 for commercial garage door repairs in Washington DC, Frederick MD, Alexandria VA, Fairfax VA, Silver Spring MD, Arlington VA, Bowie MD, Ashburn VA, Rockville MD, Gaithersburg MD, Vienna VA, Pasadena MD, Potomac MD, Annapolis MD, Falls Church, VA Springfield VA