How to Replace a Broken Cable on a Torsion Spring Garage Door?

Answer Replacing a broken cable on a torsion spring garage door requires special tools and an understanding of how garage doors operate. The torsion springs lift the weight of the garage door. When the do... Read More »

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What is the typical cost to replace garage door torsion spring?

A torsion spring will probably cost about $50. or less. and you should be able to have someone install it for the same amount. Carefull, dont try to do it yourself. They have killed people before.

How do I replace a broken garage door spring?

PreparationClose the garage door, and unplug the power to the garage door opener; turn the power off at the circuit breaker box if there is no exterior power cable. Disconnect the arm of the garage... Read More »

How do I adjust a garage door torsion spring?

Secure the DoorLock the garage door in place by putting a clamp on the track above the roller on the bottom of the door to prevent the door from raising while you work.Lock the Adjustment CollarFin... Read More »

How do I open a garage door when the spring is broken?

PrepareFind someone to help push up the door. Locate two 6-foot tall ladders to use as the door is raised. Stand on one end, and position the helper on the other with the ladders. Place a pry bar b... Read More »