Is it time for a garage door motor replacement?

Have you noticed that your garage door is making more noise than usual, running slow or not running at all? These can all be signs that you need a new garage door motor. The team at River City Doors has you covered with over 150 years of combined experience; you know you’re in good hands.

Tailored motor replacement and service solutions

Our team of 10 qualified technicians are ready to have your garage door running like new. All of our technicians have a range of quality motors for all garage doors in our service vehicles ready to be installed. Once you call in the experts, one of our team will come out to your home and assess the issue to offer cost-effective, tailored solutions for all garage doors.

We offer more than just motor replacement too, including service and repairs. Our technicians will determine what is best for your garage door and always remain transparent with you throughout the process. We service, repair and replace all makes and models including Panelift door motors across South East Queensland.

River City Doors motor replacement



It is important to take notice of your garage door and seek professional advice when any new noises, damage or wear and tear begins to appear, to ensure the lifespan of your garage door. Knowing what to look for is vital to keeping your garage door running smoothly for years to come.

  • Age of the motor
    Time can fly by when we live busy lives, it is important to check the date of installation of your motor to ensure that it hasn’t lived past its expiration point.
  • Unusual noise
    If your motor is beginning to make noises during the operation of the motor such as grinding or scraping, this could mean that you need a new motor..
  • Slow operation
    As your motor begins to age it can cause your garage door to not open and close efficiently. They can struggle with workload as your motor ages.
  • Safety reversal issues
    Garage doors come with safety reversal feature that cause the door to reverse if an obstacle is in the way. If your motor begins to fail, this feature may not be effective when needed, leading to a high safety risk.
  • Inconsistent movement
    If your garage door begins to display signs of open or closing with inconsistent movements such as jerking or uneven operation it can be a sign of motor problems.