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When i push the button i hear the motor, but roof won't open. i can move the roof by hand
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I was lucky, the owners manual was still with the car and it addressed this problem. Tells you to remove the cover for the controls to the sun roof. Then remove the screw plug that is located in the forward left side of the control box hole (Need big screw driver to break it lose). Then remove the slug surounding the inner adjustment screw, being careful not to lose any shims or washers. Trun the adjustment screw counter clock wise to close the sunroof down and clock wise to shut the sunroof from the open position.
Looks like the motor is shoot. To prevent this from happening again I disconnected the white with black strip wire to the control pad and unsulated the lead. It can easiely be hooked back up in the future if the motor is replaced.
Good luck all!
Posted on May 05, 2009
SOURCE: Sun Roof won't open
There may be a way to open the sunroof manually by turning the motor with a tool. The motor could be broken and "free spinning" or it could be off track or something is stuck in the track. You just need to take it apart starting with the interior trim the rest should be pretty self explanitory. You may also be able to find a diagram on www.autozone.com.
Posted on May 31, 2009
sound to me that you are having a short in the dash with the radio and sun roof . check the relay see if it gets hot when you open the roof. trase the lines and make sure the two are not wired together.
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
I had that same problem the other night. Started the car the next morning and pushed the switch and it closed, but it will no longer open or tilt.
Posted on Dec 08, 2009
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