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This will require removing the glass moon roof itself in order to properly redo the fabric for the panel cover. The following is a step by step process as to how to accomplish this: Disconnect the negative battery cable....
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My 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander sunroof wont work
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander sunroof to not function. The most common failure points are the sunroof switch, wiring harness fault, sunroof track, or sunroof motor failure. If no noise is heard at all...
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Sunroof won't close all the way
Hello. A few different things may be going on. The first thing to do is make sure nothing is stuck in the crack or holding it open. This includes the track or the window itself. Make sure upon visual inspection...
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My car has an electrical failure due to rain leaking inside, what do I need to repair?
This could end up being a costly repair unless the pigtail replacements for the wiring harness are available. First, the water intrusion has to be repaired. The water has to have been leaking inside the vehicle for some time or...
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Sun roof won't close and I can hear a click from the roof but nothing happens.
Hi there. Check the sunroof track and see if anything is in its path. Old dirt can cause the sunroof to not open and make it stick. If the track is clean and clear, then most likely the motor to...
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When the sky slider closes, should it push down on the seal when completely closed to prevent water from getting in?
Hi there. Check the sky slider cables and make sure that they are lubricated. The cables should be lubricated every couple of oil changes. This will allow the mechanism to operate smoothly and fully seal. If you need further assistance...
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Hi there, I have a Chevy blazer ZR2 and replaced my Sunroof. Now when it rains, water comes in from the top near the passenger back seat.
Hi there. Check the seal to the sunroof and see if its torn or damaged. Also, check the sunroof and make sure that its mounted properly on the track. The sunroof could be out of alignment causing the water to...
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Water leaking inside roof top by driver side, by rearview mirror and above passenger visor.. Only when rains no sunroof. 97 Mazda
Hi there. If your vehicle is equipped with a soft top or it's a convertible then the seal that connects the top to the cab front base may be split or has a tear in it. Remove the top cover...
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I'm trying to replace the sunroof shade.
It is possible the old piece may have had broken locks and now the new piece will not stay put because of the same reason. If this is the case, the next section or the entire sunroof assembly may have...
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Sun roof needs repair.
Hi there. Check the track to the sunroof and see what is damaged on it. If the track is bent or broken, then you will need to remove the track from the sunroof. Click here to view the steps in...
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Sunroof stuck open
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing you should do is check your owner's manual for more information on how to close the sunroof in cases like this. To repair the issue, we need to look at the...
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2006 ram 1500 sunroof wont close
Hello, thank you for writing in. Start by checking the fuse again. When there is something wrong with the switch or the sunroof's wiring, it can cause the fuse to short out. This needs to be the main focus to...
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How much does it cost to replace a sunroof motor on a 1997 Toyota 4Runner
Hi there - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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leaking nwater left back passenger floor
If you have a sunroof then you most likely have clogged roof drains for the sun roof and the water is overflowing into the car. With sun roof open look at each drain and using a can of compressed air...
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2013 explorer sunroof won't close. The fuse is ok, no motor noise
You may have a defective sunroof motor or the track is binding but you should have the body computer scanned to see if the sunroof motor is being activated when switch is pushed. You may have a defective switch. ...
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my 2005 hyundai elantra sunroof is stuck. it looks like it needs to tilt up in the back to seal up with the rest of the car.
You may have a broken roof track or something is binding the roof glass slide. Try to open the roof and lube the slides and try closing it. If the track is broken then the entire track will need to...
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Water leaking from inside car from roof 2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Hi there - most sunroofs leak because of clogged drain tubes - usually the front 2 of course. They clog up with grit from tree leaves and road grime. Take a length of monofilament fishing line (25 lb test works...

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