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Bad fuse or switch possibly

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

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It may be a circuit breaker.My windows and door locks stopped working,even after checking all fuses and replacing Main Driver side door switch! Found three circuit breakers that you can reset with a paper clip or small screwdriver. They were black with an aluminum cover on top. They don't come out easily,just insert the pin on each one.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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SOURCE: closing sun roof motor bad

LOWER ROOF PANEL UN BOLT MOTOR TO SUNROOF 2-3 BOLTS REMOVE MOTOR THEN SLOWLY PUSH SUNROOF DOWN TILL IT ALIGNS WITH THE ROOF THEN REINSTALL THE MOTOR AND ROOF PANEL.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: BMW X 3 Panoramic sun roof initialization.

title says X5, but description says X3. i'll explain for an X5, but X3 with the pano should be the same. and i'll explain function of the roof, not reprogramming.

button is located on the panel at the top near the front & center windshield. its the switch on the far left on this panel. its a switch that not only toggles, but also slides forward & back.

with your finger in front of the button, slide it back & release. this will make the cover slide back and store revealing the sun roof. you know have 2 options (tilt the sunroof up or open the roof completely).

to tilt it up, press up on the rear of the button and release. the rear of both roofs will pop up. to close, push up and release the front of the button or slide the switch forward.

to slide it open completely, repeat what you did to open the protective cover (slide the switch from front to back). the roof will open completely and stow out of the way. to close, slide the switch forward and release. pano roof will now close.

to close the cover, slide the switch forward again.

neat trick: if you want to tilt the sunroof open without opening the protective cover, press up on the rear of the button (when the cover is closed) and release. the cover will separate in the middle exposing about a 2-3 inch mesh, then tilts the sunroof open. to close, push the button forward again.

also, if you are above a certain speed (can't remember what it is off hand) with the sunroof open or tilted, it will close automatically, then perform the neat trick on its own to keep air coming in.

one last trick: if you want to open the windows and sunroof from outside, press & hold the unlock button (forward button on the key) and you will see the windows go down, then the roof will open to vent. releasing the button will stop the motion of the windows & roof.

hope this answered what you were asking.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: sun roof will nt close cant find the rite fuse

check fuse F1.401, 30 amp in central junction box (in truck). Check your owner manual for fuse information.
Headliner must be removed to access motor.



Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical

  • Roof opening panel
  • Roof opening panel frame
  • Roof opening panel drain hoses
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies
  • Roof opening panel water trough
  • Roof opening panel air deflector assembly
  • Roof opening panel seal
  • Roof opening panel shield
  • Battery junction box (BJB) fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Accessory delay relay
  • Roof opening panel switch


  • The roof opening panel does not open or close
  • Roof opening panel adjustment.
  • Battery junction box (BJB) fuse.
  • Circuitry.
  • Roof opening panel switch.
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly.
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies.


  • The roof opening panel does not open or close — one direction only
  • Circuitry.
  • Roof opening panel switch.
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly.



Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: can't open a 2002 Mercedes c230 kompressor sun roof

It's typically the motors or the special drive tubes that it uses. If you here a clicking noise then the sunroof became to tight and ruined the motor gears. You can actually switch the two motors, one is for the shades and needs less power then the other motor. They are identical, switch them. Nex make sure they are very tight to the 3 mounting bolts, there is a rubber washer bushing that wears out and alloys the motor to flex too much, causing the gear mis-alignment and gear grinding. This works great I do it all the time.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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check fuse F1.401, 30 amp in central junction box (in truck). Check your owner manual for fuse information.
Headliner must be removed to access motor.



Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Roof opening panel
  • Roof opening panel frame
  • Roof opening panel drain hoses
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies
  • Roof opening panel water trough
  • Roof opening panel air deflector assembly
  • Roof opening panel seal
  • Roof opening panel shield
  • Battery junction box (BJB) fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Accessory delay relay
  • Roof opening panel switch


  • The roof opening panel does not open or close
  • Roof opening panel adjustment.
  • Battery junction box (BJB) fuse.
  • Circuitry.
  • Roof opening panel switch.
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly.
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies.


  • The roof opening panel does not open or close — one direction only
  • Circuitry.
  • Roof opening panel switch.
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly.



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