There are considerable variations in the price of garage door opener repair depending on the seriousness of the problem. Simple fixes such as readjustment of the travel limits and the force have the lowest cost. More complex repairs such as the replacement of a motor or a chain are more expensive.
The total price of repair is formed by the cost of labor and the cost of any replacement parts used. The cost of labor depends on the amount of work involved and on the level of expertise which is required for resolving the problem. It depends on whether the repair takes place during standard work hours or outside of them. External economic factors such as the price level in the local area also play a role. The cost of the replacement part depends on its type and availability. Plastic moving gears cost a few dollars, capacitors cost a little more and circuit boards are the most expensive of the bunch, relatively.