troubleshooting motors

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by carl leeks, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. carl leeks

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    voltage between L1 and L2 is 240 to a garage door motor, in between this area is the up button that is open, would this voltage change
     
  2. MaxHeadRoom

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    The control for the door opener is via low voltage control. The motor is controlled directly by a up/down relay contacts.
    What is your detailed question and concern?
    Max.
     
  3. carl leeks

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    the door dose not rise when the up button is pushed. Meter A reads 240 volts L1 to L2 at all times. Meter B reads 240 volts when the up button is pushed, but no movement of the door occurs. Meter C reads 240 volts when the down button is pushed, and the door attempts to move further down. Based on these measurements, what is the most likely problem?
     
  4. JoeJester

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    What is the model number of the garage door opener?

    Do you hear the motor turn at all ... even if it's stalling?
     
  5. MaxHeadRoom

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    The vast majority of G.D.O in N.A. are made by Chamberlain, There is a generic schematic floating around out there.
    When you say L1 L2, what point in the circuit are you measuring?
    The up/dwn button and the safety limits etc are usually all low voltage and controlled by a receiver/logic card.
    Max.
     
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