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Old 07-06-2005, 04:34 PM   #1
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Default My aftermarket POS sunroof just died need help

As the title says the sunroof just jammed then I heard a pop and the gears skipping. Now the sun roof is stuck slightly open. I tried to move it but it isn't closing. I pretty sure its shot any ideas on what I can do. Or does anyone have such a incident happen to them also. Let me know before I play doctor with my sunroof and cause more damage.



P.*.I think it'* going to rain tonight in New york
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1. Get a tarp!
2. Do you know where it was installed? My aftermarket came with a lifetime warranty. Workmanship and all
3. Two choices if it'* not covered. Pull the headliner and try to fix/rig it closed or have a reputable shop that installs them mess with it for you.

Good luck...and yes...it looks like we are getting rain again tonight.
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1. Get a tarp!
2. Do you know where it was installed? My aftermarket came with a lifetime warranty. Workmanship and all
3. Two choices if it'* not covered. Pull the headliner and try to fix/rig it closed or have a reputable shop that installs them mess with it for you.

Good luck...and yes...it looks like we are getting rain again tonight.
Well I got it to close at least but now its shot. I pulled the headliner down ( not very hard since my roof liner was put up by idiots) I cant get to the motor mechanism If I were to guess the motor popped the chain so now it'* worthless. I bought the car recently so I don't know where the sunroof was put in but I'm sure I'm going to have to replace the whole unit :( . ANy one have an idea how much this would cost or any soultions to this problem. Thanks for your help in advance I'm going to go cry over my car now.
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Hmmm, well not sure how much to fix it, but getting a new aftermarket power moonroofs can cost from $400-900. Depends on if they go down and into the roof, or roll back ABOVE the roof.
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Hmmm, well not sure how much to fix it, but getting a new aftermarket power moonroofs can cost from $400-900. Depends on if they go down and into the roof, or roll back ABOVE the roof.
Mine goes down into the roof
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Hey man don't sweat! I have an aftermarket roof too, and I simply went to the junkyard and got a new motor assembly from a buick with a similar roof for $50. Chances are the plastic gears are the only thing thats stripped, and they're part of the motor assembly.

Why is it you can't get to the motor?
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Sounds like a viable thing...
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Hey man don't sweat! I have an aftermarket roof too, and I simply went to the junkyard and got a new motor assembly from a buick with a similar roof for $50. Chances are the plastic gears are the only thing thats stripped, and they're part of the motor assembly.

Why is it you can't get to the motor?

I thought the gears led to chains that go inside the rails .I believe one of the cahins broke inside the rail. I will post pics tommaorw if i can.
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On the up side, soon you will be enjoying a nice new sunroof.
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