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Sunroof won't raise up to seal what can i do???

The roof was opened upward as a vent then went to close it something got stuck in it ,the object was removed and then was able to close . the later was re-opened and when it was being closed again looking upward the right side lags a little behind and the rear wont raise up to seal shut.It runs back and forth but won't raise up at all. Please help need to fix this now.

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SOURCE: sun roof on 2003 expedition stuck open?

small cover on older models front center of headliner,motor for roof has a cam that controls operation.I assume fuses were checked..two small switches are riding on this cam.plastic cam messes up switches.you may have to remove headliner to access motor/cam assy.if cables are broken, stuck, assembly may have to be replaced..

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SOURCE: 1996 ford explorer sunroof wont close

This website shows it has manuals and online diagrams like that. Sometimes a dealer parts guy will run you a copy of a parts diagram. It is a 13 year old vehicle- a salvage yard may have something torn apart that you could see.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Sun Roof will not close

My name is doug, i have a problem when the roof is open and it had a cracking sound, Can you help

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 03 expedition sunroof stuck open

Just got mine closed on 2001 expedition sunroof. After removing all Phillips and hex head screws and clips and unplugging the side and rear lights the headliner came right out. Yes it takes a bit of time but once clear I was able to take a hex head to the motor and begin to close it a bit and then tried it with the button and it closed. After trying it several times to make sure it was working I put everything back up and although now short one JC bar screw it is finished. I read that sometimes the motor goes back too far and locks itself out from going forward. Good luck and it is a wee bit cheaper than going to a dealership and pay someone to do it and pay their overhead/profits.

Posted on Apr 22, 2010

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Here's a description the sun roof
Power Sunroof System Components
The power sunroof system consists of the following components:
• Sunroof module
• Sunroof switch
• Sunroof motor, with 2 hall effect sensors and limit switch
• Sunroof window
• Sunroof sunshade panel
• Power supply for the sunroof module: RAP 25 A
• Ground G402

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The override function is used when needing to force a closing of the sunroof window. To override the system:
Turn ignition to ON.
Rotate the sunroof switch to the close position.
Press upward.
The sunroof switch data 6 circuit, or override circuit, will become grounded at the sunroof module. As long as the sunroof module sees this input, it will continue to slide the sunroof window to close, regardless of the other sunroof switch data circuits inputs.

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If you have a 740 with an electric sunroof, when the roof is in the fully closed position you should be able to push the closed switch again and have the rear of the roof pop up to the 'vent' position. If you have a manual roof, after it reaches the closed position you feel a bit of resistance; you then continue moving the crank in the closed direction and the rear of the roof should pop up to the 'vent' position.
If your roof does not move at all, you must NOT pry up the rear edge manually as there are cast tracks at the rear of the panel that hold it in place and you will break, bend, or damage the tracks, roof or the panel.
Most likely it is out of alignment and too tight for the minimal leverage applied by the motor to move it, as well as being thoroughly gunked up. The secret to lack of motion is most likely binding in the up and down motion of the panel. If manual, try moving the crank back and forth, bearing in mind that the first motion the roof makes is that up and down motion at the rear of the panel. If there is resistance to the crank motion immediately, there is 'likely' to not be any damage in the screw mechanism, just binding of the panel in the roof.
If nothing moves as you move the crank towards 'vent', push up gently through that small rectangular opening inside the headliner on the rear of the panel to help it along, by just pushing it free of the roof. The tracks at the rear of the panel move the panel up and down, either to pull it down before retracting or to pop the rear of the panel up for the 'vent' position, and if they are damaged or too gunked up, they will resist opening. The device that is connected to the motor/crank via screw cables slides back and forth in these tracks, raising and lowering the panel, which will not be possible unless you can move the crank/motor. Try to get it high enough to be able to peer inside the roof from the outside to unhook the headliner clips - once you get those, all is revealed and you will be able to see why your roof is not functioning properly.



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My sun roof just opens up wards to vent after installing a alarm my sun roof slid all the open two times & now it only opens to vent


For sunroof related problem,if your exact car model is provided,then it will be better.But in this case,i suggest you to check the link below:----How to Remove Power Sunroof on Acura Integra? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-remove-power-sunroof-on-acura.html
------------How to manually close Sunroof on 2000 Lincoln Navigator? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-manually-close-sunroof-on-2000.html
-----------No power to Courtesy Lights and sunroof? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-power-to-courtesy-lights-and-sunroof.html
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Section 01-17: Roof Panel, Sliding—Electric 1996 Taurus, Sable Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Electric Operation The sliding roof panel (502B98):
  • is available as an option.
  • is electrically operated through the accessory delay relay (controlled by generic electronic module (GEM)).
  • is of self-storing design.
  • requires a specific headliner.
  • utilizes a unique roof console and dome lamp.
  • has an air deflector.
The electrical system operates in the following manner:
  • Two switches control movement of the roof panel.
  • When the SLIDE roof sliding panel switch (15B691) is rocked rearward, the roof sliding outer glass panel (502A82) slides into the storage space between the roof trim panel (51968) and the roof panel, exposing an opening over the front seats.
  • When the SLIDE roof sliding panel switch is rocked forward with the roof sliding outer glass panel fully back in the storage space, the roof sliding outer glass panel moves forward from the storage position.
  • The rear portion of the roof sliding outer glass panel moves upward on two lifter arms near the end of the forward travel, allowing a weather-tight seal when the roof sliding outer glass panel is closed.
  • An AUTO feature allows the SLIDE roof sliding panel switch to be touched momentarily to cause the roof panel to automatically move to the fully open position.
  • When the TILT roof sliding panel switch is rocked forward with the roof sliding outer glass panel fully forward, the rear of the roof sliding outer glass panel pops up to the VENT position.
  • With the roof sliding outer glass panel in the VENT position, rocking the TILT roof sliding panel switch rearward closes the roof sliding outer glass panel.
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  • Open power feed fuse.
  • Circuitry open/shorted.
  • Damaged roof sliding panel switch.
  • Damaged sliding roof panel motor.



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  • Damaged roof panel
  • Obstructed roof panel
  • Guide
  • Damaged drive cable(s)
  • Open Power Distribution Box Fuses 1 (40A) or 4 (30A)
  • Circuitry open/shorted
  • Damaged roof sliding panel switch
  • Damaged sliding roof panel motor

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source: owners manual

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