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Moonroof won't open, has power & Cables o k

1999 SL2 Saturn. New moonroof installed 2 years ago, barely used, will not open now. Motor works, cables attached, assembly moves 1/2 inch when switch is on to open. Glass was removed, still won't open. It acts like it wants to, but wont pop up and open. Whole assembly was new and installed at a Saturn dealer. Any advise will be helpfull T.Y.

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The original roof parts were likely plastic and had a tendency to crack. I recently replaced the tracking (sunroofdoctor.com) in my daughters 1997 and it was simple but not easy; but works great. Sunroofdoctor sells rebuilt "modules" with the plastic parts replaced with aluminum parts. About $360 after 'rebate'. Good luck.

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  • Rig Veda May 23, 2010

    Btw, there are 4 water drain tubes on each corner of the moonroof. If you decide to replace be sure to shoot compressed air through the tubes while they are disconnected and accessible. Two of the ones on my project were plugged with water trapped within which, if this happens, will leak into the car at least ruining the headliner and upholstery. This should be done every few years anyway. Remove glass, grab a strong small flashlight and follow the track back to the corner and shoot air through.

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