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To Properly Measure a Garage Door Torsion Spring

STEP 1: Determine Wind Direction
Look at the end of the spring to determine the wind direction. If the end of the spring points in the clockwise direction it is a left wound spring. If the end of the spring points in the counter-clockwise direction it is a right wound spring.

STEP 2: Measure Inside Diameter
Measure the inside diameter of your spring with a tape measure or caliper. Most common inside diameters are 1 3/4", 2", 2 5/8", 3 3/4" and 6"

Step 3: Determine Wire Size
WIRE SIZE: A spring's wire size can be determined by several different tools or techniques. Use of a caliper, micrometer, or wire gauge are common ways to determine a spring's wire size. If none of these tools are available, you can easily measure how many coils are in 20 inches then divide the amount of coils into 20. (Example: 20 ÷ 80 = .250) or simply measure ten coils of wire to the nearest 1/16th of an inch, and refer to the spring chart below. Important: the spring must be tightly compressed with no gaps with no tension. It's also a good idea to measure twenty coils as a double check.

Step 4: Measure Length of Spring
Use a tape measure to measure the length of the spring to the nearest half of an inch. If the spring is broken measure both segments. Measure spring only, do not include length of winding and anchor cones.

For example: If you measure the length of 20 coils is 5", you may find the wire size on the Spring Wire Chart is .250. and when you measure the I.D (inside diameter) is 1 3/4 = 1.75, and the length of spring is 34. The size of broken spring will be .250-175-34

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Garage door torsion springs, cables, brackets, and other hardware attached to the springs are under very high tension and, if handled or installed improperly, can cause serious injury. For safety reasons, recommends that only a qualified professional install or adjust torsion springs by carefully and properly following the manufacturer's instructions also using the proper specialized tools required. disclaims any and all liability, including any obligation or liability under indemnification agreements with distributors or retailers, for death, personal injury, expense or property damage incurred by consumers who attempt to install or who install torsion springs, parts, etc., purchased from


Measure Your Garage Door Torsion Springs

Please measure your spring(s) exactly.
We cannot accept returns based on mismeasurements.
Call us if you have any questions (416) 500-4906
(all measurements should be made to your broken or unwound torsion springs)

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