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The moonroof on my 2002 lincoln towncar is stuck open. I can hear the motor when I push the open button, but the motor sounds dead when I try to push the button to close. Could it be jammed? Is there a manual way to close the moonroof?

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Temporary Fix: unsnap off the access door in the overhead ceiling liner behind the sunroof opening;
Use a 4mm hexagon Allen wrench to wind it closed.

Posted on Jul 15, 2011


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Sliding Roof Panel
The electric sliding roof panel is available as an option.
The system operates in the following manner:

  • When the roof sliding panel switch (15B691) is rocked rearward, the roof opening glass (500A18) slides into the storage space between the roof trim panel (51968) and the roof panel (502B98) exposing an opening over the front seats.
  • Momentarily pressing then releasing the roof sliding panel switch will activate the one-touch opening feature. The roof panel will slide fully rearward automatically. Pressing the roof sliding panel switch with the sliding roof panel moving will cancel the one-touch operation.
  • When the roof sliding panel switch is rocked forward with the roof opening glass fully back in the storage space, the roof opening glass moves forward from the storage position.
Near the end of the forward travel, the rear portion of the roof opening glass moves upward on two lifter arms. This allows a weather-tight seal when the roof opening glass is closed.
  • When the roof sliding panel switch is rocked forward with the roof opening glass fully forward, the rear of the roof opening glass pops up to the VENT position.
  • With the roof opening glass in the VENT position, rocking the roof sliding panel switch rearward closes the roof opening glass.
  • The roof sliding panel opening shield (50988) is manually slid forward and backward to cover the opening when the roof opening glass is in the flush position. If the roof opening glass is in the forward position when the roof sliding panel switch is rocked rearward the roof sliding panel opening shield will be dragged rearward by the roof opening glass.
  • The control module provides the logic for the roof panel operation.

could be the switch.

  • The Sliding Roof Panel Will Not Slide Closed or Will Not Vent Up
  • Sliding roof panel module.
  • Sliding roof panel switch.
  • Control module.
  • Circuitry.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

  • gerry bissi Sep 13, 2009

    SECTION 501-17: Roof Opening Panel

    2002 Town Car Workshop Manual



    1. Remove the map lamp assembly.

    1. Remove the map lamp housing.

    1. Disconnect the connectors.

    1. Release the tabs and remove the switch.



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hello it sounds like its hung up on the track probaly needs the sliding track greased you can try to put a little pressure towards the way it opens while holding the button down providing the fuse isnt blown check to make sure you can try same thing i explained if you have a manuel crank alternitive goodluck

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SOURCE: My 2003 LIncoln Navigator liftgate is not working.

check relay and fuses,make sure that automatic liftgate is on. You will have to to the command center and go through the defaults and make sure that the system is on. if you are not comfortable doing that, disconnect battery for approximate ten minutes, this will reset the system defaults.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009


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SOURCE: fuse # for 1991 lincoln towncar trunk latch motor

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