Garage Door Sensor Repair Danville

Properly working sensors are essential for detecting obstructions in the door’s path and triggering the automatic reverse mechanism. This safeguards your family, vehicles, and belongings from potential harm. However, like any component, sensors can malfunction or become misaligned over time, compromising the garage door’s safety. That’s where Garage Door Repair Danville comes in. 

Inquire now and dial (877) 354-3727. We’ll be ready to answer any questions you might have and schedule a convenient appointment to get those sensors squared away!

Types of Garage Door Sensors

We repair and replace various types of garage door sensors, including:

Reed Switch Door Sensors: These sensors use a magnetic field to detect when the garage door is open or closed.

Infrared Door Sensors: Employing invisible light beams, these sensors detect obstructions in the door’s path and automatically reverse its motion to prevent accidents.

Rolling Switch Door Sensors: Also known as tilt sensors, these detect the position of the garage door and signal when it’s fully open or closed.

We work with trusted brands like Chamberlain, Genie, LiftMaster, Garage Stop, and Digi-Code, ensuring high-quality sensor replacements and repairs.

Signs You Need Garage Door Sensor Repair

Be on the lookout for these telltale signs that your garage door sensors need attention:

  • The door fails to reverse when an object is in its path, posing a safety hazard.
  • The door refuses to close completely or opens unexpectedly.
  • You notice flickering or malfunctioning sensor lights.
  • The door operates erratically or makes unusual noises during operation.

If you notice any of these issues, it’s crucial to have your sensors inspected and repaired promptly.

The Repair Process

Our skilled technicians follow a thorough process to ensure your garage door sensors are functioning optimally:

  1. Comprehensive inspection to identify the root cause of the sensor malfunction.
  2. Sensor realignment or replacement, as necessary, using high-quality components.
  3. Testing and adjustments to ensure proper operation and safety.
  4. Thorough cleanup, leaving your garage area neat and tidy.

Troubleshooting Garage Door Sensors

Before scheduling a repair, our experts may guide you through some basic troubleshooting steps, such as:

  • Checking for obstructions in the sensor’s path.
  • Cleaning the sensor lenses to remove dirt or debris.
  • Ensuring the sensors are properly aligned and securely mounted.
  • Inspecting the wiring for any damage or loose connections.

Why Choose Garage Door Repair Danville?

When it comes to garage door sensor repair, trust the experts at Garage Door Repair Danville. Here’s why we’re the top choice:

  • Maximum 2-hour response time
  • Same-day service
  • Open on weekends and holidays
  • Highly skilled and experienced technicians
  • Competitive pricing and transparent quotes
  • Use of premium replacement parts
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction

Book Garage Door Sensor Repair Near You

Getting your sensors repaired has never been easier. Simply give us a call at (877) 354-3727 and we’ll be happy to provide you with a free, no-obligation quote. Our team is always ready to answer any questions you might have and help you book your sensor repair service at a time that works best for your schedule.


How do I fix my garage door sensor?

While some basic troubleshooting like cleaning the lenses or checking for obstructions can help, it’s best to have a professional technician inspect and repair your garage door sensors. Improper adjustments can compromise safety.

How much does it cost to replace garage door sensors?

The cost can vary based on factors like sensor type, brand, and labor. On average, expect to pay between $100-$250 for professional sensor replacement for most standard garage door systems.

Can you replace garage door sensors?

Yes, garage door sensors are replaceable components. Reputable companies like Garage Door Repair Danville use high-quality replacement sensors compatible with major brands.

What happens when a garage door sensor goes bad?

A malfunctioning sensor can cause your garage door to behave erratically – failing to open/close fully, not reversing when obstructed, or opening/closing unexpectedly, creating potential safety hazards.

How do I know if my garage sensor is bad?

Signs include the door not reversing when obstructed, refusing to close completely, flickering sensor lights, erratic door operation, and unusual noises during operation. Promptly address any suspected sensor issues.

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