There are two approaches to repairing an ailing sunroof: the first is to fix what you've got, the second is to replace the whole megillah. The fussiest part is moving the rear wedges back so that the rear panel will close from the tilt up position. My right apron has come undone and water might have been able to leak in through there. Chef Kevin The drive cables for the rear glass have plastic brackets, the tabs on one or both side have broken off. Installing a new sunroof is a big jobyou'll have to take off the interior trim around the door pillars as well as any overhead handles or dome lights, then pull the headliner down, disconnect the sunroof wiring harness, and unbolt the whole mechanism. I had a Lincoln once and the electronic controller went bad with the sun roof open. And now my shader won't go past halfway!.
Toyota Solaras are known for their quiet engines, smooth ride and spacious interior and trunk space. All the greasy bits of sunroofs live between the roof sheet metal and the headliner. Oh well the only other choice is to find a used roof from like a 2009 or 2010 and swap it all over. Be sure to do a function test before putting the interior back together; it may need a little jiggle for a perfect alignment. The motor doesn't even move when I press a button.
It may be under a cover or under the map light lens. I might need the answer some day soon, mines slowing down these days. Thanks, Phil This sure is an interesting topic for me as well. Lift the right front side of the Toyota Solara using a car jack and pla There's nothing quite like cruising around in your Mercedes-Benz C-Class with the sunroof open, until it starts to rain. So i put back the piece I repaired with 2 part epoxy and reassembled the roof. Standard features include an 18. I took a small 12 volt battery with a long wire lead.
Access seems to be just above the sunroof switch. Reason: Automerged Doublepost Yes, the triangles left and right push the rear roof to the open position. To answer your final question, yes, you can do this repair, but it's complicated enough that it may be worth the cost to have a mechanic do it. With winter coming up, I want to get it fixed. Take a screw driver and push both carriages backwards use some but not extreme force. One of the front sliders was damaged when the rear roof jammed and the front tried to un-tilt.
The front sunroof tilts on command, although my rear is stuck. If you find nothing, don't bother putting the sunroof back together because you're just going to end up removing it all anyway. Once closed I put it all back together and then disconnected the switch on the dash so I did not accidentaly hit the switch again. Reason: Automerged Doublepost Hi guys Wanted to open my sunroof, and it tilted while the screen was on its way to the back. For this reason, consumers interested in a Solara must also be willing to purchase a used vehicle. Over the last couple weeks the sunroof started operating slowly and seemed to labor - finally it quit in the almost closed position. With the glass panel still off, turn on the car and cycle the roof control through the open, close, and vent positions to identify problems.
There are 4 wires in the roof window switch hooked up to 2 smaller harnesses that have 2 wires each. Thanks, I was doing this fix, and was stuck on this part. It would work to open the sun roof but not to close it. You must hook up thhooked to example, if the live wire was connected to blue motor wire and the ground wire was connected to red motor wire and it opened it, that would mean you would want to put the live wire to the red motor wire and the ground wire to the blue motor wire When doing these wire connections, it is advised that you have the ignition turned off. Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to help.
Yes, I checked the fuse and relay. Standard features include trailer sway control, easy fuel capless fuel filler and power-adjustable pedals. The moon roof could be opened to let in the fresh air, or closed with the interior cover opened to give passengers a view of the sky. Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions Things You'll Need Flat tip screwdriver Remove the lens on the overhead light by prying it off with a screwdriver. I got my sunroof back at zero expense. The first thing to try is removing the glass panel. Installing fenders on the Toyota Solara is a fairly common process that takes little mechanical skill and few tools.
The fussiest part is moving the rear wedges back so that the rear panel will close from the tilt up position. I will do like most of the other X-3 owners and just enjoy the sun coming in the glass roof. Difficulty:EasyInstructions Things You'll Need Sunroof Wrench Remove the round plug located near the rear center of the vehicle's headliner. When your rear sunroof is open, in the opening gap you can see the control carriage. It also lost the ground to the body. I will do this today or tomorrow and report back. It also lost the ground to the body.