If you have a track drive opener the next step is to lubricate the opener track with grease.
Loud garage door motor.
Start with a visual inspection of the sections panels looking for any signs of dents bending.
Rollers hinges springs and tracks can make a loud squeaking noise if not properly lubricated.
Test the garage door and opener to make sure that they still work properly.
Use a lubricant like motor oil or wd40 and apply liberally every 6 months before winter and summer.
Using a wrench and socket set to retighten these bolts and screws can potentially quiet the garage door almost completely.
In this video this old house general contractor tom silva explains how to muffle a noisy garage door opener.
As you can hear the motor is very noisy.
3 unbolt and lower motor from mounting straps.
Vibration transfers through the steel framework of the opener and through the home s framing studs and drywall.
Hang the motor from the mounting straps on the garage door opener using rubber pieces.
Using rubber pieces hang the motor from the garage door opener mounting straps.
Metal parts of garage doors need to stay lubricated to function and reduce the noise of a loud garage door.
The rubber absorbs noisy vibrations keeping them from causing the metal support frame from shuddering.
2 place stepladder under garage door opener motor.
A loose garage door opener chain makes loud slapping sounds and causes jerky door movements that smack the rollers against the track.
It could be your garage door opener mechanism that is the source of the problem.
If your garage door is making lots of noise during use you need to perform a visual inspection of all of the components in your garage door system.
So start by tightening the chain find the procedure in your owner s manual.
Test the opener and the garage door to ensure they re working correctly.
Vibration is the cause of most noise problems associated with garage door openers.
You also may just have an older and louder garage door opener.
Suspend the opener from the frame by the rubber pieces.
If the noise is accompanied by your garage door opener having difficulty opening and closing the door it s possible your garage door opener has a bad motor.
1 unplug the motor of the garage door opener.
The garage door noise you are hearing may simply be due to the fact that the door and track supports have loose or missing track bolts and screws causing the door to rattle in its rails.
By the rubber pieces suspend the garage door opener from the frame.
Set motor on top of wood blocks.