Garador Mk4 & type F steel framed canopy door
THE COMPRESSION SPRINGS USED IN GARADOR MK4 & TYPE
ASSEMBLIES ARE OVER TWO METRES LONG WHEN RELEASED. IF THE TUBE, LOCATING
PINS, OR PLASTIC COLLAR ARE DAMAGED, THERE IS A DANGER THE SPRING MAY
EJECT VIOLENTLY WHEN THE OLD ASSEMBLY IS REMOVED SO DO NOT POINT THE
BOTTOM END OF THE SPRING AT ANYONE, INCLUDING YOURSELF. KEEP OTHER
PEOPLE WELL CLEAR OF THE WORK AREA. IF IN DOUBT, THIS WORK SHOULD BE
CARRIED OUT BY AN EXPERIENCED INSTALLER.
SAFETY GLASSES AND GLOVES SHOULD BE WORN AT ALL
REMOVAL OF THE OLD SPRING
1. Open the door and support the front
of the door with a suitable prop so that the brackets,
which slide up and
down the tracks, are about 150mm from the top of their travel.
2 Pull off the spring cover plate to
gain access to the spring assembly
doors these covers are secured with pop rivets)
3. Having read carefully the above
safety notes, pull the bottom of the tube away from the track.
4. Grab the top collar of the assembly,
and pull it downwards to release it from the bracket.
5. Remove the retaining pin from the
top of the door frame and retain this pin for re-use.
Pull the inner spring eye down through its
locating hole. The old assembly is now removed.
FITTING THE NEW SPRING ASSEMBLY.
1. Offer the assembly up to the frame
and push the spring eye through the hole in the top
of the frame, pre-curving the inner spring will make this easier.
2. When the eye comes through the frame, thread the retaining pin through it, leaving the end
of the pin
hooked over the side of the frame. Ensure that the spring eye sits in the
notch of the
retaining pin. Push the inner spring body behind the door
bracket retaining nut.
3. Turn the top collar to face the
sliding bracket, and pull it down, against the force of the
until the collar can be located under the bracket.
4. The collar should slot in between
the forks on the bracket, and it may be necessary
to manipulate the collar
until this lines up and slots in place.
5. Push the bottom of the spring tube
into the track, and push on the spring cover plate.
6. Remove the prop from the front of
the door, and close the door, which should now operate smoothly.
work is undertaken at your own risk
The Garage Door
Spares and Automation Specialists
Amourelle Products, Unit 16 James
Scott Rd, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 2QT
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