Question: Scott from New Mexico wanted to know: I need to do some service on my FAAC barrier gate and would like to know the best way to remove the spring counterweight? Answer: With the gate in the upright or open position, you ought to be able to safely release the pressure by loosening the tensioned nut until the spring is free enough to be able to manually remove without exerting too much force. Have questions regarding our products? Our technical sales and support team is standing by if needed, just give us a call at 1-800-730-8382 or contact us by e-mail as we are eager to assist you for all your access control equipment needs. Find the access control product you’re looking for today.