Now that you're pretty much the "go to guy" on which garage door rollers are cheapest, quietest, or even weather resistant, its time to teach you how to replace your roller. Before we go on, we recommend repairs, adjustments, and replacements to garage doors be done by a qualified garage door technician. If you attempt to do it yourself, it's at your own risk. Anyone installing garage door rollers are responsible for any injury, damage of any kind, or death. Having said this, we know that some of you are determined enough to try to do these repairs yourself. So we are here to help you with a step by step guide on how to replace your garage door roller.
First off, the safety measures.
1) Open the garage door completely and add a clamp about 2/3 up the track.
2) Pull the power release cord to release the garage door from the opener and unplug the garage door opener.
Now for replacing your roller.
3) With pliers slightly bend open your garage door track.
4) Slide the roller you want to replace down to the opening in your track.
5) Use a flathead screwdriver or another tool to ply and remove the old roller
6) Slide the new roller into the hinge and into the track.
7) If you have more than one roller you need to replace, slide the previous roller down the track and repeat the process from step 3 until you have replaced the garage door rollers.