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The sunroof on my 99 chevy malibu will not close. the motor seems to be running fine and the switch works. is there a way to manually close it for now until i can afford to fix it?

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The sunroof oy my 1999 malibu will not close, the motor seems too want to work when i try and open it further but when i try and close it, it doesn't move.

Posted on May 23, 2009

  • woosaw30 May 23, 2009

    ummm i didn't want this to be a solution.. this was supose to be a problem please comment with a solution and help PLEASE.

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2006 Chevy Envoy Denali moonroof stuck open manually close


You mean GMC not Chevy ! Chevy doesn't make the Envoy . There is no way to manually close the sunroof !
Power Sunroof Inoperative
If voltage is not measured on the sunroof switch open signal or sunroof switch close signal circuits, the fault could be in the retained accessory power (RAP) supply voltage circuit, battery positive voltage circuit, or sunroof motor ground circuit. If the sunroof motor is not being powered, neither will the sunroof switch signal circuits.

2

Attempt to operate the sunroof through its full range of functions in order to verify that the power sunroof inoperative fault is present.
Does the power sunroof system operate normally?
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Go to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections in Wiring Systems
YES - Go to Step 3

3
Is the sunroof in the fully closed position?
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YES - Go to Step 4
NO - Go to Step 7

4
  1. Disconnect the sunroof switch.
  2. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  3. Connect a 3-amp fused jumper wire to the low reference circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector.
  4. Connect the other end of the 3-amp fused jumper wire to the sunroof switch open signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector, for 3 seconds.
Did the sunroof open?
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YES - Go to Step 17
NO - Go to Step 5

5

  1. Disconnect the 3-amp fused jumper wire.
  2. Measure the voltage from the sunroof switch open signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector to the low reference circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
YES - Go to Step 13
NO - Go to Step 6

6

Measure the voltage from the sunroof switch open signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector to a good ground.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
YES - Go to Step 14
NO - Go to Step 10

7
  1. Disconnect the sunroof switch.
  2. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  3. Connect a 3-amp fused jumper wire to the low reference circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector.
  4. Connect the other end of the 3-amp fused jumper wire to the sunroof switch close signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector, for 3 seconds.
Did the sunroof close?
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YES - Go to Step 17
NO - Go to Step 8

8

  1. Disconnect the 3-amp fused jumper wire.
  2. Measure the voltage from the sunroof switch close signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector to the low reference circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
YES - Go to Step 15
NO - Go to Step 9

9

Measure the voltage from the sunroof switch close signal circuit of the sunroof switch harness connector to a good ground.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
Go to Step 14
Go to Step 10

10

  1. Disconnect the sunroof motor harness connector.
  2. Measure the voltage from the battery positive voltage circuit of the sunroof motor harness connector to a good ground.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
Go to Step 11
Go to Step 19

11

Measure the voltage from the retained accessory power (RAP) supply voltage circuit of the sunroof motor harness connector to a good ground.
Does the voltage measure near the specified value?
B+
Go to Step 12
Go to Symptoms - Computer/Integrating Systems in Computer/Integrating Systems

12

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Measure the resistance from the ground circuit of the sunroof motor harness connector to a good ground.
Does the resistance measure less than or equal to the specified value?
5 ohms
Go to Step 16
Go to Step 20

13

Test the sunroof switch close signal circuit for a short to ground. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
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Go to Step 23
Go to Step 18

14

Test the sunroof switch low reference circuit for an open. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
Go to Step 23
Go to Step 18

15

Test the sunroof switch open signal circuit for a short to ground. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
Go to Step 23
Go to Step 18

16

Test the appropriate sunroof switch signal circuit for an open. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
Go to Step 23
Go to Step 18

17

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the sunroof switch. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
Go to Step 23
Go to Step 21

18

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connectors of the sunroof motor. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
Go to Step 23
Go to Step 22

19

Repair the short to ground or open in the sunroof motor battery positive voltage circuit. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you complete the repair?
--
Go to Step 23
--

20

Repair the open in the sunroof motor ground circuit. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you complete the repair?
--
Go to Step 23
--

21

Replace the sunroof switch. Refer to Sunroof Switch Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
--
Go to Step 23
--

22

Replace the sunroof motor. Refer to Control Module References in Computer/Integrating Systems.
Did you complete the replacement?
--
Go to Step 23
--

23

Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you find and correct the condition?
--
System OK
Go to Step 2

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have you checked the fuse for the sunroof motor fuse bo lower dash drivers side cover/lid should give list , the owners manual should tell you how to manually close roof if fuse is ok ,have included a link to a hyundai forum as these sites have lots of advice and info
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Sunroof on 1998 chevy cavalier z24 won't close all the way


It can be faulty motor or loose wiring issue or faulty /weak sunroof controlling switch or there is some blockage for sunroof to come down to close or sunroof out of its track the headliner is out of its way.There re many possibilities.All this basics needs to be checked.For further troubleshooting,go through this help link:----
Click the link mentioned below:------
How to Manually Close the Sunroof ? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/how-to-manually-close-sunroof-on-2001.html

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Sunroof on Mazda tribute stuck in tilt position ..switch doesnt seem to activate at all....had a hesitation prob at end of last summer with switch...opened fine this morning..now doesnt seem to work at...


its not the motor I just had the same problem. its the switch. I cant find one to replace it but I know its the switch because I took a piece of wire and jumped across the terminals on the switch itself and the sunroof closed.

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in some cases you r able to relearn the position of the sunroof with the use of a scan tool that all GM dealers have. I advise you to seek a professional to repair this for you.
The scan tool is the key here.

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Earlier models had a sunroof wrench. The manual states that ..."the electronic sunroof system cannot be operated manually. The sunroof wrench that was used in previous models is not provided".

Now that may mean that if you had the wrench it could be operated manually.

I did find something else here :
NOTE: If there is a problem with the sunroof motor so that the
roof lid glass cannot close fully, use an Allen wrench to turn the
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check the switch, it could be broke, play with it on and off and it might work. while playing with it. see if you can help it by pushing the sunroof manually while someone is hitting the switch.

worst scenario would be to hot wire the sunroof motor just to close it tight then you can trouble shoot it further.

let me know what happen,

tnx 4 using fixya,

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