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foggs

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The garage door wasn't working at all. The controller board had a clearly burnt out transistor which I replaced.

The door now opens but doesn't close. It seems like it can't change direction.

Which components would be the most likely culprit?
 

foggs

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Make model garage door opener photographs does it have limit switches???
It's a Brano Industries Pro - Alpha. It looks ancient.
It has limit springs - no actual clicky switch. I assume it's running a current down the track.
 

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Maybe some other components are also damaged. There may be broken traces too. It's not only a burnt transistor. You may need to check the whole board with a multimeter. Troubleshooting a PCB without the layout is quite difficult. Redesigning the system is sometimes easier. You can consider implementing this design:


It is a smart control for the garage-door motor with an animated RGB-LED Stripe when the door is moving. optional button. Standalone or with Home Assistant
 

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It's a Brano Industries Pro - Alpha. It looks ancient.
It has limit springs - no actual clicky switch.
Clicky switch. Never heard that, it's cute.
I hope this helps it's a 2000
 

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Geraldransomeson441

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Its look like your garage door having sensor issues few months ago i am also facing the same issue. Check the sensors near the garage door and make sure nothing is obstructing them. Also, inspect the wiring for any damage. If the problem persists, consider consulting a professional for further diagnosis and repair.
 

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The garage door wasn't working at all. The controller board had a clearly burnt out transistor which I replaced.

The door now opens but doesn't close. It seems like it can't change direction.

Which components would be the most likely culprit?
It's great that you were able to fix the initial issue with the burnt-out transistor. If the garage door now opens but struggles to close and change direction, the limit switches or the motor relay could be potential culprits. Check these components for any damage or misalignment, as they are critical for the door's proper functioning. Good luck with the repairs!
 
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