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Sunroof won't close all the way. motor runs, but won't lift. some plastic fell in the car as it was cracking

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Something is keeping it from closing all the way? is the front of the roof up against the body? if so than the track is broken

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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SOURCE: 1992 Volvo 940 Gl Sunroof Problem

It is a rather involved procedure requiring the removal of the headliner and all the related trim work of the interior of your car. If you have never done it before it is quite likely to cost less to take it to a dealership for repair.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 PT crusier sunroof will not close, motor must

The motor is gone and the switch could be gone too.

I would replace both to be on the safe side.
The switch is not that expensive. The motor is more expensve.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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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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If the motor is stuck, you can probably hold the switch to the forward position, and smack the roof. This may allow the motor to start working. I don't think there is any way to do it manually.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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