Chamberlain Power Drive Assembly & Installation Manual

Chamberlain assembaly and installation manual garage door opener power drive.
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Please read this manual and the enclosed safety materials carefully!
Fasten the manual near the garage door after installation.
The door WILL NOT CLOSE unless the Protector System
and properly aligned.
Periodic checks of the opener are required to ensure safe operation.
The model number label is located under the light lens on the front panel of
your opener.
There are two types of garage door openers pictured. Yours may appear slightly different.
This garage door opener has been designed and tested to offer safe service provided it is installed, operated,
maintained and tested in strict accordance with the instructions and warnings contained in this manual.
PD210D • PD212D
is connected
PD610D • PD612D • 7920KD
PD612KLD • 48930D
When you see these Safety Symbols and Signal Words on
the following pages, they will alert you to the possibility of
serious injury or death if you do not comply with the
warnings that accompany them. The hazard may come
from something mechanical or from electric shock. Read
the warnings carefully.
When you see this Signal Word on the following pages, it
will alert you to the possibility of damage to your garage
door and/or the garage door opener if you do not comply
with the cautionary statements that accompany it. Read
them carefully.
The Chamberlain Group, Inc.
845 Larch Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-1196

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  • Page 1

    There are two types of garage door openers pictured. Yours may appear slightly different. This garage door opener has been designed and tested to offer safe service provided it is installed, operated, maintained and tested in strict accordance with the instructions and warnings contained in this manual.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Information ..... 23 Using your garage door opener ....23 Using the wall-mounted door control .

  • Page 3: Completed Installation

    PLANNING Identify the type and height of your garage door. If you have a one-piece door, follow the assembly instructions contained in this manual and refer to the Installation Instructions One-Piece Door for installation procedures. Survey your garage area to see if any of the conditions below apply to your installation.

  • Page 4: Tools Needed, Opener Contents

    Stepladder Pencil Your garage door opener is packaged in one carton which contains the motor unit and the parts illustrated below. Note that accessories will depend on the model purchased. If anything is missing, carefully check the packing material. Parts may be stuck in the foam.

  • Page 5: Assembly Hardware, Installation Hardware, Installation

    Idler Bolt (1) Spacer (2) Rail Grease Insulated Staples (30) Ring Lock Washer Fastener (3) 5/16" (7) Screw Screw 6-32 x 1" (2) 6AB x 1-1/4" (2) Lag Screw 5/16"- 9 x 1-5/8" (2) ASSEMBLY HARDWARE Threaded Trolley Shaft (1) Lock Nut Lock Washer 1/2"...

  • Page 6: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Assemble the Rail As a temporary trolley stop, insert a screwdriver into the Idler hole 10" (25 cm) away from Pulley the front of the rail, as shown. Hole Window Cut-Out 10" (25 cm) Window Cut-Out Bolt Trolley Stop Hole Lock Nut Front Rail (TO DOOR)

  • Page 7

    Remove Fasteners from Top of Motor Unit Bolt Run Cable Through Cut-Out Window Chain and Cable Do NOT remove Chain/Cable from box Cable Loop Idler Bolt To avoid serious damage to opener, ONLY use bolts/fasteners mounted in top of motor unit. Attach Rail to Motor Unit Bolt Install Idler Pulley...

  • Page 8

    Assembly of your opener is now complete. Threaded Trolley Shaft To avoid possible SERIOUS INJURY to fingers: • Securely attach chain spreader. • NEVER connect garage door opener to power source until instructed to do so. Chain and Cable in...

  • Page 9: Important Installation Instructions

    4. Disable ALL locks and remove ALL ropes connected to garage door BEFORE installing opener to avoid entanglement. 5. Install garage door opener 7 feet (2.13 m) or more above floor. 6. Mount emergency release handle 6 feet (1.83 m) above floor.

  • Page 10: Install The Header Bracket

    INSTALLATION INSTALL THE HEADER BRACKET NOTE: You can fasten the header bracket within 4 feet (1.2 m) of the left or right of the door center only if a torsion spring or center bearing plate is in the way; or you can attach it to the ceiling when clearance is minimal.

  • Page 11: Mount The Header Bracket

    Mark Bracket Holes Center bracket on the “center of garage door” line and the Bracket horizontal line made in Step 2. Mark the top and bottom Horizontal Line bracket holes Highest Point of Travel Center of Garage Door Ceiling Mount the Header Bracket (Optional) NOTE: If your installation requires that the header bracket be mounted to the ceiling.

  • Page 12: Position And Hang Motor Unit

    To avoid possible SERIOUS INJURY from a falling garage door opener, fasten it securely to structural supports of the garage. To prevent damage to garage door, rest garage door opener rail on 2 x 4 placed on top section of door.

  • Page 13: Fasten The Door Bracket

    HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL REINFORCEMENT Horizontal and vertical reinforcement (not provided) is needed for light weight garage doors (fiberglass, aluminum, steel, doors with glass panel, etc.). A horizontal reinforcement brace should be long enough to be secured to two or three vertical supports.

  • Page 14: Attach Door To Trolley

    ATTACH DOOR TO TROLLEY Attach Emergency Release Rope and Handle Secure handle with overhand knot and heat seal rope. ENGAGED C20 Emergency Release Handle RELEASED Pull Emergency Release Rope to Disengage the Trolley Pull Down to Release Trolley Connect Curved Door Arm to the Door Bracket Ring Fastener Connect Curved...

  • Page 15: Installing The Door Control

    CAUTION INSTALLING THE DOOR CONTROL Strip Door Control Wire Strip 7/16" (11 mm) Insulation Wire Door Control White Button Wire Red/White Wire Terminal Screws Position Door Control, Route Door Control Wire to Motor Unit and Secure with Insulated Staples. Permanently Mount 2 Safety Labels Using Adhesive Backing, Tacks or Staples, If Necessary.

  • Page 16: Installing The Light Bulb(s), Electrical Requirements

    INSTALLING THE LIGHT BULB(S) Flex Sides of Light Lens to Remove Lens from Tabs WARNING ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS CAUTION Plug Motor Unit into Power Outlet RIGHT WRONG NOTE: Plug motor unit into grounded power outlet. If a grounded outlet is not available, contact a qualified electrician to install a proper outlet.

  • Page 17: Install The Protector System

    INSTALL THE PROTECTOR SYSTEM The safety reversing sensor must be connected and aligned correctly before the garage door opener will move in the down direction. NOTE: DO NOT operate the opener at this time. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE SAFETY REVERSING SENSOR When properly connected and aligned, the sensor will detect an obstacle in the path of its electronic beam.

  • Page 18

    No Higher Than 6" (15 cm) Above Floor NOTE: The safety reversing sensor must be connected and aligned correctly before the garage door opener will move in the down direction. Wing Nut Wall installation (optional) Inside Garage Wall Fasten 2x4 to...

  • Page 19

    Insulation Wire Connect Safety Sensors to Motor Unit Locate the quick connect terminals on your garage door opener, they are located on back panel. Insert the two white wires into the white quick connect terminal and insert the two black/white wires into the grey quick...

  • Page 20: Adjust The Up And Down Travel Limits

    ADJUSTMENT ADJUSTMENT STEP 1 ADJUST THE UP AND DOWN TRAVEL LIMITS Limit adjustment settings regulate the points at which the door will stop when moving up or down. To operate the opener, press the door control push bar. Run the opener through a complete travel cycle. •...

  • Page 21: Adjust The Forces

    ADJUSTMENT STEP 2 ADJUST THE FORCES Force adjustment controls are located on the back panel of the motor unit. Force adjustment settings regulate the amount of power required to open and close the door. If the forces are set too light, door travel may be interrupted by nuisance reversals in the down direction and stops in the up direction.

  • Page 22: Test The Safety Reversal System, Test The Protector System

    The door will not move more than an inch, and the opener lights will flash. The garage door opener will not close from a remote if the indicator light in either sensor is off (alerting you to the fact that the sensor is misaligned or obstructed).

  • Page 23: Using Your Garage Door Opener

    • The wall-mounted Door Control: Hold the push button or bar down until the door starts to move. • The Keyless Entry (See Accessories): If provided with your garage door opener, it must be programmed before use. See Programming. When the opener is activated (with the safety reversing sensor correctly installed and aligned) 1.

  • Page 24: Using The Wall-mounted Door Control, Care Of Your Opener, To Open The Door Manually

    USING THE WALL-MOUNTED DOOR CONTROL The Multi-Function Door Control Press the push bar/push button to open or close the door. Press again to reverse the door during the closing cycle or to stop the door while it’s opening. Light Feature Press the Light button to turn the opener light on or off.

  • Page 25: Having A Problem

    LED or Diagnostic 5. My lights will not turn off when door is open: • The garage door opener is equipped with a security light feature. This feature activates the light on when the safety sensor beam has been obstructed.

  • Page 26: Diagnostic Chart

    6 FLASHES Motor Circuit Failure. Replace Receiver Logic Board. Your garage door opener is programmed with self-diagnostic capabilities. The “Learn” button/diagnostic LED will flash a number of times then pause signifying it has found a potential issue. Consult the Diagnostic Chart below.

  • Page 27: Hand-held Remote Control, To Control The Opener Lights, Multi-function Remotes

    The owner of the copyright in the garage door opener does not authorize the purchaser or supplier of the non-rolling code transmitter to circumvent that technical measure.

  • Page 28: Change A Keyless Entry Pin, To Change An Existing, Known Pin

    TO ADD, REPROGRAM OR CHANGE A KEYLESS ENTRY PIN NOTE: Your new Keyless Entry must be programmed to operate your garage door opener. Using the “Learn” Button 1. Press and release the “learn” button on motor unit. The learn indicator light will glow steadily for 30 seconds.

  • Page 29: To Set A Temporary Pin, To Erase All Codes From Motor Unit Memory

    You may authorize access by visitors or service people with a temporary 4-digit PIN. After a programmed number of hours or number of accesses, this temporary PIN expires and will no longer open the door. It can be used to close the door even after it has expired.

  • Page 30: Rail Assembly Parts, Installation Parts

    REPAIR PARTS RAIL ASSEMBLY PARTS INSTALLATION PARTS PART DESCRIPTION 4A1008 Master link kit 41C5141-1 Complete trolley assembly 183C158-13 Rail - front (header) section 183C157-9 Rail - center/back section 144C56 Chain idler pulley 41A5807 Chain and cable 12D598-1 “U” bracket NOT SHOWN 183A163 Wear pads 19A47...

  • Page 31: Motor Unit Assembly Parts

    PART DESCRIPTION 41A5615 Chain Spreader 41C4220A Gear and sprocket assembly Complete with: Spring washer, thrust washer, retaining ring, bearing plate, roll pins (2), drive gear and worm gear, helical gear with retainer and grease 41A2817 Drive/worm gear kit with grease, roll pins (2) 41B4245 Line cord...

  • Page 32: Accessories

    Sensor can be easily deactivated when desired. 945CB Multi-Function Door Control Panel: Provides a Lock feature which prevents operation of garage door opener from portable remotes and a Light feature for constant light. 940D SECURITY✚ ®...

  • Page 33: Notes


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  • Page 35: Warranties

    WARRANTIES The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (“Seller”) warrants to the first retail purchaser of this product, for the residence in which this product is originally installed, that it is free from defect in materials and/or workmanship for a period of 1 YEAR from the date of purchase and that the MOTOR is free from defect in materials and/or workmanship for a period of 6 YEARS from the date of purchase.

  • Page 36: How To Order Repair Parts

    CHAMBERLAIN INSTALLATION AND SERVICE INFORMATION IS AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE. For professional installation, parts and service, contact your local CHAMBERLAIN Yellow Pages or call our Service number for a list of dealers in your area. HOW TO ORDER REPAIR PARTS Selling prices will be furnished on request, or parts will be shipped at prevailing prices and you will be billed accordingly.

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