If you think it is a high estimate, call around for a few competing quotes. The sunroof tilt function doesn't tilt the sunroof open. January 8, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: There are repair and rebuild kits for the panoramic sunroofs. Can I swap it out, or do I need new guides and so forth? It closes about 3 inches then the motor sounds like it hits something and opens all the way. Trying to roll it back into the roof is another story. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. May 17, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The sunroof needs to come out of the vehicle.
I also suspect that it might be a broken slider. Please diagnose as best as possible based on my description of problems. If you like what you see here, then please visit our and help support the collection and creating of new and informative technical articles like this one. The delete kit can be flexed a little to allow the installation if you have a roll cage installed. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
Any ideas or ways to get such an accomplishment? It will add a bit of weight. The gear of the motor meshes with the opening on the leftÃÂÃÂ--the right-side opening is not used. June 4, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: There are plastic guides you likely need to replace. I would grab a repair manual. With clean hands or gloves , carefully slide back the headliner piece toward the back of the car green arrow.
Is it off a track or something? Roof will go all the way back to open but will not close again unless you go through the full initialisation process. You should be able to see where the sunroof lifter block is broken if it is the lifter, or the lever if it is the lever bracket. Everything I have read has been very vague. The guides fail, requiring a rebuild. I've got a 2003 530i and the moonroof will open and shut with no worries. You can replace the glass by unbolting and removing it, with the cassette installed.
Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. For those of you who have removed the sunroof mechanism and left the original metal lid in place you can still save around 10 lbs by installing this kit. I am trying to remove just the sunroof headliner without removing the sunroof panel itself. Carefully clean out each of the tracks with isopropyl alcohol and cotton swabs. Zero setting is no longer visible to naked eye.
Once this cycle is completed, the initialization and adaptation is complete. Therefore I cannot get a real quote on to what this thing is gonna cost to enjoy it and use it. Manually operate the sunroof by turning the motor see Photo 6 , and take a look at what is going wrong with the mechanism. Thanks July 15, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't think so. Do you know where I can get a replacement sunroof motor cover? Does this mean I will never have a sunroof again? I do know that a couple 2 or 3 of the plastic clips are broken I'm not sure if the slide rails are broken though. In any case, professional prep and installation are strongly advised.
It worked just fine since i got it last year, and now after few weeks of not using, the noise appeared. You've seen the car at Divisionals. I have been able to unsnap it but there are two arms attached to a bar in the rear side that doesn't allow me to take it apart. The sunshade will only slide back about 3 inches and stops. September 13, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Did you initialize the sunroof? If there are parts and an inexpensive relatively way to repair it, I would be greatly interested. Charles October 28, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The track could have debris in it, causing the guides to make noise.
June 5, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not sure on the pricing, our parts specialists will. Need to buy parts for this project? I have a problem with the sunroof on my 1998 318ti. Someone suggested that I need to re-sync the motor even though I did not remove the motor as part of the repair. You will have to remove the glass panel, then remove the shade and replace it. February 7, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You likely need to remove the unit and rebuild it. What can be the source of the noise? When these have been removed, you should be able to lift up on the entire metal roof panel and detach it from the car. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
The motor might not weight a lot, the panel might weight some, but when you add it all up. Inspect this piece carefully, and replace any broken support pieces. You can remove the glass and inspect the cables, etc. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. When I tried to close it only moved forward about 3-4 inches then stopped. The entire sunroof mechanisms were broke to include cables, its holder and motor. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.