Is your garage door malfunctioning? Well, it is not a good sign, and you must get it fixed immediately. But why does your electric gate open by itself? Let’s find out.
Why Does Your Electric Gate Open Itself?
There are a few potential causes for your electric gate to open and close itself. Different solutions may be necessary to solve this, depending on the specific cause.
Here are some potential causes and solutions to try:
1. Interference from other electronic devices
If your electric gate is near other electronic devices, such as a wireless security camera or mobile phone, these devices may cause interference with your gate signals.
Therefore, to fix this issue, try moving the electronic devices farther away from the gates or using a different frequency for your gates.
2. Wiring problems
It is one of the primitive issues. If the wires of your gate are damaged or if they are not properly connected, your gates will malfunction. To fix this, you need to locate the source of the problem and repair or replace any damaged wires.
3. Faulty control panel or sensors
If a control panel or sensors control your gates, these components may malfunction. In this case, ask for either a repair or replacement of the faulty component.
4. Stuck gears or mechanical issues
If your gates are mechanically operated, the gears or other mechanical components may not be working properly. Search for the source of your problem and ask for a repair or replacement of any damaged parts.
5. The intercom
It is often neglected but is quite a complex issue if we look at it from a technical point of view. Intercom trouble can occur, for example, in the case when there is an intercom related to the automation unit’s opening.
The reason may be its wire is too old, or perhaps they are going through a manhole that has a high degree of humidity. Consequently, it would lead to the gate opening on its own without any apparent reason.
Other than that, the malfunctioning of your intercom may be related to the gate’s opening button. If it jams or fails to operate properly, it may send false signals also to the unit.
It’s important to note that if your electronic gate opens by itself a lot, issues may be complex and need professional repair or maintenance. It is best to contact a professional electric gate repair company for assistance; Cypress Garage and Gates can help you with this. Dial (832) 349-2189 to connect with us and get a quote for electric gate repair.