Best Electric Gate Repair in Southlake | A1 Gate Guys

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A1 Gate Guys is the number one rated automatic gate repair in Southlake Texas. A1 Gate Guys is go to automatic gate company for certified and reliable swing or slide gate service, repair, and replace. We repair most makes and models of residential slide and swing gate openers. The staff here at A1 Gate Guys are always available for emergencies or during normal business hours.

A1 Gate Guys is aware that gate operators do not always malfunction during regular business hours, so no matter what the time of day or night it is 24/7. All our electric gate technicians have attended several swing and slide gate operator schools, and obtain their certifications. We are the best electric gate repair in Southlake because, we only employ the best of the best. Experience the difference by having one of our gate operator repair technicians provide you with a professional repair, service, sale, or new operator installation. You can always be assured at night in Southlake knowing that your automatic swing or sliding gate opener will be in tip top shape.

It is always in the best interest for you the homeowner, to repair or have repaired any minor issues that may arise from your automatic swing or sliding gate operator prior to them potentially causing a bigger more expensive issue. Your electric swing and slide gate operator can or could be malfunction for several different reasons.

Here are a few actions you can try to do on your own, for you do it yourselfer type individuals.                                  

  1. Inspect the surrounding area to ensure there is nothing physically interfering with the movement of your automatic, electric, battery backup, or solar slide gate operator, such as an object or obstruction on the “V” track or an object interfering the in gear or belt mechanisms compartment. If you find an object that is causing the interference, sometimes it can be as easy as powering off the automatic, electric, battery backup, or solar slide gate operator or swing gate operator and removing the object or obstruction.
  2. Verify that your automatic swing or sliding gate opener, solar swing or sliding gate opener, battery backup swing or sliding gate opener, or electric swing or sliding gate opener has electrical power going to it.
  3. You should check the breaker that the automatic swing gate operator or electric slide gate operator is connected to by switching the breaker off and switching the breaker back on again.
  4. Note: If it is a solar powered swing or slide gate opener you will need to check the batteries to ensure that they are fully charged and connected correctly at the terminals. 4a. Inspect the batteries to ensure they are free of any type of corrosion.

4b. If corrosion is built up on the batteries or on or around the terminals and cable connections.

4c. You should disconnect the battery from the connection terminals and clean the     corrosion off both the batteries and connection terminals.

4d. Then reconnect the terminals onto the batteries and see if that works.

  1. Just 1 10th of the solar panel being blocked from direct sunlight can cause the batteries not to fully charge, thus causing the solar powered swing or slide gate operator not to function properly.
  2. What the LED’s on a LA400 board indicate:
  3. Alarm – This LED will illuminate when the gates gets a double obstruction. Will flash 3 times if batteries are low.
  4. Maglock – This LED will illuminate while opening and closing and be off when the gate is on a limit. This will only happen as long as Dip #2 (Mag) is On.
  5. Gate 1 – These are the open/close relays. These LED’s will illuminate when the board is providing 24VDC to the motor terminals.
  6. Gate 2 – These are the open/close relays. These LED’s will illuminate when the board is providing 24VDC to the motor terminals.
  7. Accessory Ovld – This LED will illuminate when there is more than 250 mA being drawn or a short across the accessory power output.
  8. Ovld – This LED will illuminate when there is more than 250 mA being drawn or a short across the switched accessory power output.
  9. Power – This LED will always be illuminated when there is AC or DC provided to the board.
  10. Chgr Ovld – This LED will illuminate when there is a short across the AC input.
  11. Fuse Open – This LED will illuminate when the fuse is bad. The fuse will blow out if there is a short on the batteries or if the batteries are bad. 
  12. Motor(s) need resetting when: (SL3000UL)
  13. Reset Motor LED light flashes once, THEN System ON LED will flash rapidly.
  14. Audio Alarm ON: (SL3000UL)

Probable Cause:

8a. Gate has encountered two consecutive obstructions while trying to close or open.

Solution:

8A. Any re-new command will resume normal operation but not a radio command. Check for obstructions.

8B. You can stop the alarm by using the built-in reset button

8C. You can stop the alarm by using an optional stop button

  1. You can do this by simply pressing your gate opener remote control button to ensure that you hear that the automatic swing or slide gate operator, solar swing or slide gate operator, battery backup swing or slide gate operator, or electric swing or slide gate operator is making a clicking sound.

LA412PKGU Swing Gate Operator Parts

1. Part # 41ASWG-0119         Release key

2. Part # 41ASWG-0594SA    Motor with limit switch harness

3. Part # 41ASWG-0014SA    Rear connector

4. Part # 41AASWG-0597SA Cable 12 V with connector

5. Part # 41ASWG-442SA      Release Lever

6. Part # SOLPNL10W12V     Solar Panel

7. Part # K74-34392                Antenna

8. Part # K1A6636                  Receiver Module – 315 MHz

9. Part # K23-19380                Reset Switch

Accessories:

  1. Part #  893MAX          3-Button Remote Control
  2. Part # 890MAX           3-Button Keychain Remote Control
  3. Part # 877MAX           Wireless Keypad
  4. Part # 828LM              Internet Gateway
  5. Part # 850LM              Receiver Kit
  6. Part # 375UT              Universal 2-Button Remote Control
  7. Part # 374UT              Universal 2-Button Keychain Remote Control
  8. Part # 387LM              Universal Wireless Keypad
  9. Part # 885LM              Wireless Control Panel
  10. Part # 880LMW           Smart Control Panel

If you are still having gate operator issues and cannot figure out what the problem is with your gate operator, please do not hesitate to give us a call anytime day or night. We look forward to hearing from you, and you can always speak to one of our friendly and professional customer service representatives at (469) 277-8333. We will get your automatic gate repair in Southlake done quickly and right.

Here are a few signs that swing or slide gate needs to be serviced or repaired:

  • A loose chain on your automatic gate operator that is hitting the concrete on your driveway.
  • A grinding or squeaking noise or sound is emitted when the automatic swing or slide gate operator is opening and or closing.
  • The solar powered swing or slide gate opener is not charging correctly and is malfunctioning when it is in use.
  • Your gate remote control is lost or stolen.
  • The automatic slide or swing gate operator is moving much slower or even faster than usual.

Whether it is your solar or eletric slide gate opener chain that has come loose or your automatic gate has shifted we have the solution. A1 Gate Guys of Southlake, Texas is an Authorized LiftMaster Dealer and prides itself on the servicing and repairing of the following but not limited to residential driveway automatic, electric, battery backup, and solar powered swing and slide gate. We can do electric gate repairs on the following manufactures: LiftMaster, US Automatic, Eagle, Viking as well as several other types gate operators.

About Southlake, TX

Southlake, Texas is a city located predominantly located in Tarrant County with minor areas extending into Denton County, in the United States of America, state of Texas. Southlake is a suburb of the Dallas Fort Worth Arlington metroplex. As of the 2010 United States Census Bureau Southlake, Texas had a population of 26,575.

The Southlake, Texas area was settled in the 1840s, but was not incorporated as Southlake until 1956, four years after the construction of Grapevine Lake was completed. Although before incorporation, the settlements of Whites Chapel, Dove, Union Church and Jellico made up the current Southlake as it is known today. The area remained mostly rural until the completion of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in the 1970s. Because of the proximity to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Southlake became a booming suburb throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.

As of 2019, the estimated population was roughly 31,000.

Please give us a call if you ever have any automatic gate repair in Southlake, TX. area. We look forward to hearing from you if you ever need our professional gate repair services or new operator installation services. A1 Gate Guys is your trusted full-service gate repair, sales, service, and new operator installation company with trained and industry certified service technicians here in the Southlake, Texas, and surrounding areas.

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