Garage Door Cable & Drum Repair

Replacing A Garage Door Cable (Torsion Spring)

In the following video, you’ll learn a detailed & safe procedure to replace a broken cable for a Torsion Spring-equipped Garage Door.

Also check out this excellent .pdf guide on the same subject.

Warning: Never try to unwind a torsion spring with a screwdriver!

Materials Required

  • safety glasses
  • winding bars
  • wrenches, sockets, ratchet (3/8″ – 7/16″ – 1/2″)
  • ladder
  • vice grip pliers
  • c-clamps
  • file
  • work gloves

Replacing A Garage Door Cable (Extension Spring)

YouDoItStore shows how to replace a broken cable for a Extension Spring-equipped Garage Door.

Also check out their excellent .pdf guide on the same subject.

Warning: Never try to work on an extension spring door when the door is down and the spring is under tension!

Materials Required

  • safety glasses
  • winding bars
  • wrenches, sockets, ratchet (3/8″ – 7/16″ – 1/2″)
  • ladder
  • vice grip pliers
  • c-clamps
  • file
  • work gloves

How to Adjust Garage Door Springs

In 3 minutes, Weston Hanline shows how to adjust and align a Torsion Spring-equipped Garage Door.

The same techniques can be used to adjust your door after replacing a major component.

Warning: Never try to unwind a torsion spring with a screwdriver!

Materials Required

  • safety glasses
  • winding bars
  • wrenches, sockets, ratchet (3/8″ – 7/16″ – 1/2″)
  • ladder
  • vice grip pliers
  • c-clamps
  • file
  • work gloves

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