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Passenger doors have no power
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Exhaust system issues and multiple malfunctioning within car - 1992 Lincoln Mark VII
The brakes and ABS are clearly the highest priority, being a safety issue. If the exhaust system is rusty or leaking exhaust gases somewhere other than the tailpipe, that should be repaired next. Other items follow in their order of...
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Sunroof draining into side airbag
Hi there, thanks for asking about your 2008 Audi S5. First, check to see if the 4-5 drains for the sunroof are clogged. Clogged drains can cause all sorts of problems if the sunroof isn't perfectly sealed - which is...
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Locking mechanisms malfunction - 2001 Mercedes Benz CL600
Hello. A few things I would look into are the battery and the central lock vacuum pump. A bad battery can cause all sorts of electrical malfunctions. If the battery checks out, I would then move on to making sure...
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Deafening sound from something blowing out through sunroof
Hi there, and thank you for asking about the event that happened with your 2013 Lexus RX450h. Although certainly frightening, this is likely a truly rare event. Most automotive glass has multiple layers of glass, joined by a plastic layer...
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Windows and sunroof broken. 1999 BMW 328is
It could be that both of the motors and/or regulators got damaged during the break in. Since you hear the motor running, it obviously has a complete circuit with good power and ground. The windows must also be initialized every...
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Is my electrical system messing up?
Glad to help you on this. Yes, if the turn signals are not working, even as the bulbs are OK, there is definitely an electrical problem. A certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, would simply trace the circuit until the...
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Yukon Denali Sun Roof Leak Repair
Yes, it is possible to replace just the rubber seal without replacing the entire sunroof. This can be a tricky process to replace. I would suggest having a certified expert, like one from YourMechanic, come to your home to inspect...
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How do I remove moon roof panel?
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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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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Sunroof
If this was a factory installed sunroof, you may be able to contact a Lincoln/Ford dealership and get one. The odds of the dealership you go to having it in stock is extremely slim, but they should be on a...
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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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