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The sunroof on my 1999 Audi A4, will not close. It is stuck on the drivers side in the up position. The passengers side is not stuck and will close all the way, but the drivers side is stuck in the up position. I have tried to manually close the sunroof with the tool, but the one side will not budge. The motor is still working because I can hear it clicking, and the sunroof will open fully in the up position, but will not close fully or open in the horizontal position. I have tried to put WD-40 thinking maybe it just needed to be lubricated, but nothing happened. It is summer and I really want my sunroof back to normal, but I don't want to spend lots of money getting it fixed at the dealership, do you think you know what the problem could be?

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SOURCE: radio reset code for 1999 audi a4

Should be in your owners manual or in your glove box. If not the dealer will do this for your free of charge. And many honda for one has a place on their website to retrieve this info. It may require you pulling the radio to get the number on it so that they can retrieve this info. But I called a dealor for someone here last week and got them the code.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

SOURCE: sunroof quit working in open position

the motor went

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you remove the sun shade on the sunroof of

The sunroof assembly has to be removed from the car before the shade can be removed.

Start with the sunroof glass, put the glass in tilt mode and remove the plastic covers hiding the bolts. Mark the bolts with white out so they go back where they were, remove the 6 T25 torx bolts. Push the glass out from the top and remove the glass. This should allow you to remove the shade.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: sunroof will not close

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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SOURCE: sunroof stuck open...electronic switch clicks

The roof slides along a channel actuated by a coiled cord.

Both of the cords pass along a gear attached to the Sunroof motor which pulles the cord tooth by tooth.

There are two plastic wedges that drop into the plastic slides on the sunroof (the plastic slides are behind the more forward metal slides.)

The plastic slides control the tilt of the roof when moved independantly. The plastic wedges join them.

If the roof moves too far back, it is possible for the wedges to stick up and jam the roof open.

This should never happen, but could if the two micro switches on the sunroof motor assy fail to provide feedback to the controller indicating the roofs position.

Access to the Sunroof motor requires you to drop the headliner.

To drop the headliner, the plastic pillar shrouds need to be removed front and back, the seatbelt bolts in the middle secion need to be removed, the oh-**** handle, the front visors, and cabin lights.

3 bolts hold the motor up.

With the motor down you can try* to manually actuate the cords using a flat screwdriver, but move the left and right side evenly a tooth at a time.

Of course of the plastic wedges are jammed, it's not going to budge.

Hope the info is helpful. good luck!

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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