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Torsion Springs!....

Posted by Dodgeman on December 24th, 2002 10:43 AM
In reply to carage door springs by neilbeerbower on December 23rd, 2002 10:49 PM [Go to top of thread]

I believe Neil is asking which was to turn the torsion springs.
They need to be turned in the direction that tends to make the coils tighter, not looser. In general, I believe both the right and left have to be tightened by turning the winding mechanism upwards.
But Neil, if you have to ask, it is my strong suggestion that you have a door company or someone skilled in this adjustment do it for you. TORSION SPRINGS ARE DANGEROUS! One slip of the tightning bar and you can break a hand, jaw, or worse.
Please be careful!

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