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Sunroof my 87 rx7 sunroof wont open at all. you can here the motor trying to work, but it wont do anything. can any one help!!

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  • Marc Podeszek May 11, 2010

    Yes its the cables that draw the sunroof back and forth that have broken or just loose if you need more info and how to save money and where to go go to collisionrepairadvice.com

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Try to push the button and the back off the sunroof at the same time. your motor might just be going bad. i had he same problem in my car

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Check for any obstruction in the rail.

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Power Sunroof - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION (click over pic for zoom)

Motor
See Figure 1
  1. Remove the sunroof switch panel by pushing it to the side and disengaging the pawl, then pulling it downward.
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Fig. 1: The sunroof switch panel is retained by a metal clip
  1. Remove the sunroof switch bracket.
  2. Unplug the sunroof motor wiring harness connectors.
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  1. Lightly lubricate the drive gear with grease and install the sunroof motor to the sunroof assembly.
  2. Plug in the electrical harness connectors to the sunroof motor.
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Sunroof
See Figures 2 and 3

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Fig. 2: Exploded view of the sunroof assembly on 1993-94 vehicles

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Fig. 3: Exploded view of the sunroof assembly on 1995-97 vehicles-1998 models similar
  1. Tilt up the sunroof lid.
  2. Remove the lid side trim.
  3. Remove the lid bolts and the lid assembly.
  4. Remove the rear drain mount screws and the drain.
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  8. Remove the switch bracket.
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  10. Remove the wind deflector mount holders from the sunroof frame.
  11. Remove the wind deflector.
  12. Disconnect the drain hose.
  13. Remove the sunroof brackets.
  14. Remove the sunroof frame assembly.
  15. Remove the link and wire assemblies.
To install:
  1. Tilt up the sunroof lid.
  2. Install the link and wire assemblies.
  3. Install the sunroof frame assembly.
  4. Install the sunroof brackets.
  5. Connect the drain hose.
  6. Install the wind deflector.
  7. Install the wind deflector mount holders on the sunroof frame.
  8. Install the motor assembly, spacer and clip.
  9. Install the switch bracket.
  10. Install the sunroof switch, interior accessories and headliner.
  11. Install the shade assembly.
  12. Install the shade assembly holders on the sunroof frame.
  13. Install the rear drain mount screws and the drain.
  14. Install the lid bolts and the lid assembly.
  15. Install the lid side trim.

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