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Sunroof Problem #437323 Apr 7, 5:09pm Apr 7, 5:09pm
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Sunroof Problem
So I today when I tried to open my sunroof it wouldn't open!! its like I'm not even pushing the button. So after work I went out and tried it again and it worked all the way home. open, close, all that great stuff. But it only works sometimes. Does anyone have any idea what this could be? Or have had a similar problem. confused

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: Celica19driver] #437324 Apr 7, 7:01pm Apr 7, 7:01pm
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First, let's get the basics out of the way (not trying to be a dick):

1) Was the key in the "ON" position at least?
2) Are you sure you were pressing the "OPEN" button on the roof? (I've mistakenly hit the close button thinking I was doing the right thing)
3) Is there a blown fuse? (Granted, if it's working occassionaly, then the fuse must be in tact, but it could be on it's way out)

If all these are in the positive, then you probably have a short. From there, I don't know how to help you other than to send you to someone who knows automotive electronics. Sorry I couldn't be of more help!!


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Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: CRBN BLU] #437325 Apr 7, 9:35pm Apr 7, 9:35pm
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looks like your having the same problem a lot of older toyotas have, good luck wink
btw, i dont have that problem laughsilly

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: dansgts] #437326 Apr 7, 10:16pm Apr 7, 10:16pm
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whats the point of having a sun roof? so a bird can fly over and poop in ur car idunno

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: g96818] #437327 Apr 8, 1:20am Apr 8, 1:20am
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Try to get it full open, then clean the rails with a dry cloth, then spray just a little bit of wd40 happywink





Originally Posted by g96818

whats the point of having a sun roof? so a bird can fly over and poop in ur car idunno

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I love to have that skylight, but I'm always afraid to get one of those little accidents Linked Image that's why I have wind deflector and I tilt and slide only like 5% of my moon roof spineyes happywink

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: morris] #437328 Apr 8, 1:30am Apr 8, 1:30am
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iono i think it makes the car look more aggressive with the sun roof open

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: ghostingcelica] #437329 Apr 9, 3:55pm Apr 9, 3:55pm
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Alright thanks for the tips. I'll try cleaning it and if it still doesn't work, I'll figure out who to take it to

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: Celica19driver] #437330 Apr 9, 4:15pm Apr 9, 4:15pm
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sunroofs are awesome, but rather expensive to get a piece cut out of your car.


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Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: wiredthief] #437331 Apr 9, 4:18pm Apr 9, 4:18pm
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Originally Posted by wiredthief
sunroofs are awesome, but rather expensive to get a piece cut out of your car.
not to mention the rusting problem thumbsdown

Re: Sunroof Problem [Re: g96818] #437332 Apr 9, 5:44pm Apr 9, 5:44pm
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It could be a relay is failing. I had this problem on the Saturn I owned. It turned out it was a relay. Find out if there is a relay used in the circuit to power the sunroof, and see if you can replace it, or if a shop is needed.


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