Spokane, WA. Sometimes your power has gone out, sometimes there might be an actual emergency, other times you might just need to check to see if your garage door is broken. The emergency release cord is the red rope that hangs from the door trolley. This position is achieved by pulling the release cord down and away from the door, towards the motor. The emergency release cord disconnects the trolley through attachment point from the opener carriage so that the door can slide along the track, without the automated carriage.
How to Reconnect a Garage Door Opener After a Power Outage
Through the attachment point, the trolley is also connected to the opener carriage. If your garage door opener has a button that opens the garage door and another button to close it, press the "close" button. At this point, the emergency release cord on your garage door should be reset and ready to be used in the case that you need to move your garage door manually. In relation to the emergency release cord, the trolley has two positions: In both instances, you will hear a loud click as the attachment point reconnects.