The Strut Connector Kit

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Step 1

Installing the strut on The top panel.

Disengage opener by pulling down red cord.

Disconnect J Bar From Door Bracket

Slide J Bar towards Opener So It’s Out Of Your Way

Step 2

Remove Top Door Bracket

Step 3

Remove Top Door Roller Bracket On Each Side Of Door

Step 4

8, 16, and 18 Foot long strut kits have a pre-drilled hole in the center of the strut or the strut connector.

Align hole on strut with the center bracket holes. 

Use a 7/16 – 1″ self tapping screw and attach strut to top of door frame

NOTE: 9 foot strut kits do not have a pre-drilled hole in the center. 

Step 5

Attach strut with one 7/16 – 1″ long screw to hold strut in place.

Level strut

Step 6

Insert self tapping screw into top hole at the end of strut

Slide top End brackets underneath strut and attach with screw

Step 7

Adjust J Bar and attach to center bracket.



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