Extension Kits for Genie Garage Door Openers

Extension Kits for Genie Garage Door Openers

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.

Model #: EKCC

Part #: 37301R

Used with: Genie 3-piece, chain drive C-Channel rails

Compatible with models:  3022, 4022, ChainMax 1000, ChainMax 1200 

Installation Instructions


Model #: EKSC

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 

Installation Instructions

Model #: EKBC

Part #: 37302R

Used with: Genie 3-piece, belt drive C-Channel rails

Compatible with models: 3042, 4042, SilentMax 1000, SilentMax 1200

Installation Instructions


Model #: EKTB and EKTR

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

Installation Instructions

Model #: EKTC

Part #: 39027R

Used with: Genie 5-piece, chain drive tube rails

Compatible with models: 2033, 2035, 2036, 3035, 7035 

Installation Instructions

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. 

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@Pat Hogan
We do not make make extension kits for 9ft high garage doors. If your garage door is 9ft in height, you would need to go with one of the professional line model garage door openers, sold at a professional dealer in your area, equipped for a 9ft high garage door.


We have a 9ft garage door

Pat Hogan

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