Depending on your garage door height, you may need an extension kit for your Genie garage door opener. The height of the garage door opening is the distance from the floor to the top of the garage door opening.
Genie DIY/Retail Store Garage Door Openers
For 7-Foot-Tall Garage Doors:
Genie garage door openers sold in retail stores and for DIY installation are made to be used on garage doors that are 7’ in height. The standard height for residential garage doors is 7 feet.
For 8-Foot-Tall Garage Doors:
Garage doors that measure 8’ tall will need an extension kit. The extension kit will allow the 7’ high garage door opener to accommodate an 8’ high garage door. Below are the 5 options for 8' extension kits depending on what model of Genie garage door opener you have.
Part #: 37301R
Used with: Genie 3-piece, chain drive C-Channel rails
Compatible with models: 3022, 4022, ChainMax 1000, ChainMax 1200
Part #: 37303R
Used with: Genie 3-piece, screw drive C-Channel rails
Compatible with models: 2562, 3062, 4062, 4063, PowerLift 900, PowerMax 1200, PowerMax 1500, Excelerator, MachForce, MachForce Connect
Part #: 37302R
Used with: Genie 3-piece, belt drive C-Channel rails
Compatible with models: 3042, 4042, SilentMax 1000, SilentMax 1200
Part #: 39026R
Used with: Genie 5-piece, belt drive tube rails
Compatible with models: StealthLift 500, SilentMax Connect, SilentMax 750, StealthDrive 750, SilentMax LED Connect, 2055, 3053, 3055, 7055, 7155
Part #: 39027R
Used with: Genie 5-piece, chain drive tube rails
Compatible with models: 2033, 2035, 2036, 3035, 7035
Genie Professionally Installed Garage Door Openers
Genie garage door openers purchased from your local professional dealer vary and can accommodate garage doors from 7’ in height up to 14’ in height for some models. You can locate a Genie dealer here.