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ELECTRIC ROOF OF MY E36 IS NOT WORKING. HAVE CHECKED THE FUSES AND ARE OK.

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Its possible that you have any dirty in the internal or any wire broke.

Check it and tell us news.

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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Resetting & Replacement

Circuit breakers are located inside the fuse panel. They are automatically reset when the problem corrects itself, is repaired, or the circuit cools down to allow operation again.

One of the less known about fuses that can cause all this to go out is the fuseable link. It is in a black plastic box near the battery. It is an appx 60A thin metal strip fuse. Check the website link to the right for more info.

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The sunroof is equipped with an emergency closure feature should the sunroof motor fail or the vehicle has lost electrical power. To close the sunroof under these conditions:
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  2. Using the 6mm hex key that is included with the tool kit, insert the key into the hex socket and turn the socket to close the sunroof.
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Fig. Remove the trim panel to access the sunroof motor

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Fig. Insert the 6mm hex tool from the tool kit and turn the hex socket to close the sunroof


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Fig. Sunroof components-E30 3 Series shown, E36 similar

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Fig. Sunroof lid retainer clip location-E30 3 Series shown, E36 similar
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  3. Close the sunroof lid and loosen the screws on each end of the gates.
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