The pictures here depict common garage door problems experienced by homeowners. This scenario needs to be addressed in order to prevent further damage to your garage door and garage door, operator. Homeowners can easily damage garage doors when they are not aware of the broken spring, whether torsion or extension. Many people feel that they need a new operator to fix the problem. However, if you do not realize that you have a broken spring and continue to use your operator; you will damage that unit resulting in replacement. This is why it is always best to consult a professional before making a costly mistake in repairing your garage door.