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Capacitor, 70MFD - 37954R.S

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Genie replacement garage door opener 70MFD capacitor. 

  • Compatible with Genie screw drive model garage door openers: 2562, 2564, 2568
  • Genuine Genie replacement part 
Sku: 37954R.S

 PDF Instructions replacing the 37945R.S Capacitor 

37945R.S Capacitor Replacement Instructions 

This repair will require removal of the unit from it’s mounting hardware and repairs made on a bench or floor. Refer to your Owners Manual and/or Installation Poster for proper assembly and carefully read and understand all warnings and cautions pertaining to your unit.

WARNING
BE SURE ELECTRICAL POWER HAS BEEN DISCONNECTED FROM THE INPUT POWER LINES PRIOR TO REMOVING THE MOTOR COVER.

WARNING
ALL REPAIRS MADE TO THIS GARAGE DOOR OPENER  MUST BE PERFORMED WITH THE GARAGE DOOR DISCONNECTED FROM THE OPENER AND IN THE CLOSED POSITION.

1. Pull Emergency Release Cord on Carriage to disengage Opener to close door if necessary. (If unable to lower door using Opener, use extreme caution manually closing door. Before pulling Emergency Release Cord, make certain people and objects are clear of door opening.)

2. Unplug Opener Power Cord from power receptacle.

3. Open Lens Cover by pressing middle tab inward and remove Light Bulbs. FIG. 1.

4. Remove Wall Control and Safe-T-Beam wires from Terminal Block located on side of Opener FIG. 1. Use small common screwdriver to press in on orange tabs while gently pulling wires from block. Mark wires to help facilitate replacement.

37954R.S Capacitor replacement instructions for Genie garage door openers

 

 

5. Remove the Cotter Pin & Clevis from Door Arm to separate door from Opener. FIG. 2.

37954R Capacitor replacement instructions figure 2 for Genie garage door openers

6. Remove Motor Head and Rail Assembly from mounting brackets and set on a clean work surface or floor.

7. Remove the 6-7/16” self tapping bolts from the Rail/Motor mounting straps and pull Rail from Motor Head. FIG.3. Set Rail Assembly aside.

Capacitor replacement 37954R.S instructions figure 3

8. Remove two 5/16” screws securing Powerhead Cover to Chassis. FIG. 4.

9. Remove Control Board Grounding Wire (green) FIG. 4.

Genie capacitor 37954R.S replacement instructions figure 4

10. Unplug these Harnesses from Control Board. FIG. 4. (DO NOT remove control board as illustrated. Shown for clarity only)
• Motor Harness
• Opto-Luctor Harness
• Power Cord Harness

11. Powerhead Cover can now be removed from Opener Chassis for repair.

12. Pull Motor Starting Capacitor from bracket.

13. If replacing the Capacitor only, remove wires (2-Yellow, 2-Orange) and replace the Capacitor in reverse order FIG. 5-A. Skip to step 15.

Genie garage door opener capacitor 37954R.S repalcement instructions figure 5

 

14. If replacing Capacitor Bracket, remove screw and replace Bracket and Capacitor in reverse order. FIG. 5-A.

15. Hang Powerhead Cover to Chassis to install harnesses.

16. Install all Wire Harnesses onto Control Board. FIG. 1.

NOTE: Be certain to install all harnesses in the correct position being sure to install with locking tabs facing each other. (See Harness Detail FIG. 6).

Replacing the capacitor 37954R.S instructions

17. Install Control Board Grounding Wire (green) FIG. 4.

18. Secure Powerhead Cover onto Chassis using 2- 5/16” screws. FIG. 4.

19. Install Rail to Motor Head Assembly using Coupler, Mounting Flange, and 6-7/16” self-tapping screws. FIG. 3.

20. Reinstall Opener Assembly in reverse order as removed. Reference your Owners Manual and Installation Poster.

21. Install Wall Control and Safe-T-Beam wires. Install Battery Backup and/or Network Harnesses if applicable.

22. Install Light Bulbs and close Lens Cover.

23. Plug Opener in.

24. Clear and reprogram Limit Controls per Owners Manual.

 

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • Is there a replacement capacitor for a genie garage door opener model number 2560/m?

    Yes, the part number is 19988A.S

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