I am currently 1,600 miles away from home and storm clouds are approaching. MY 99 NISSAN QUEST SE SUNROOF WON'T CLOSE. I kept opening it more and more thinking I could give it 'running start'. It has lots of interior room, a comfortable ride, and fairly nimble handling. dealer fixed it in no time must only have needed bit of grease. I pried the button cover for the sunroof off with a couple of small screw drivers. Get in the car and close the doors. About 1/3 of the way open it started to squeal and kept opening. You should regularly clean your sunroof tracks so debris doesn't build up in the tracks. Bonus! Sunroof Won't Stop at Close: Motor Defective. The sunroofs are opened and closed by an electric motor, and sometimes this motor can fail. Check the fuse. I need to run the re-alignment sequence, but the motor will not run continuously to do it. Next I pull out the plastic knob on the sunroof motor assembly to disengage the limit switch. 2011-2017 Gone now. When we pressed the close button nothing happened. 3 Answers. Re: 2003 Jetta TDI Wagon with sunroof that will not close. Sunroof won't close fully. I checked fuse 34 but its fine. If you hear a clicking noise, that indicates the motor has both power and ground. 2016 volvo xc90, 2006 VW Beetle cov Jan 11, 2018 #3. Volvo :: Electric Sunroof Won't Move At All (stuck Closed) May 29, 2012. I have already pulled the fuses and the other int. Sunroof won't close all the way. We DID have a programming issue / software fix such that the sunroof button would open/ close the sunroof but have … Register or Log In now! The standard engine was a fairly lively 2.9-liter inline six-cylinder. A sunroof is an excellent way to get additional sun or air into your vehicle. Remove the dome light cover by inserting a flathead screwdriver under the edge and prying it away from the light. When you press the close button, sometimes the sunroof will make it about halfway and then go back open. Need some help troubleshooting my sunroof. Seems to be a common fault on these so sort of wished I decided against a sunroof. Hi, My wife noticed a few drops of water from around the sunroof switch area yesterday. The sunroof went on the blink it started with what sounds like a pinch condition. The middle of the road is a Dangerous place, you have to take sides. I took car with 5 different small issues + the sunroof. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jul 2, 2018. Yes, a total waste of money, but I do like the bright interior that comes with it, but it doesn't need to open. 3 Posts . Have a 94 Toyota Camry, Sunroof only works in glide position, but won't close right in tilt? The guides that the lift arms follow may need to be pushed forward if they have become stuck in the open position. The two main causes of a stuck sunroof are a lack of power and debris stuck in the sunroof's tracks. This is my first post! This will reset the computer. This is my first post! I pulled the motor down and held it in front of the AC vents and tap it with a wrench for 10 minutes and it would run for a second at a time. I am the second owner and have had my 2005 xc70 for 6 years. Feb 16, 2012 Location naples,FL TDI 2016 TDI touareg Aug 22, 2014 #21 This is probably the same thing that can happen to power windows, somehow they unlearn the proper close position. Sunroof problems are not unique to Volvos and are not always age-related. Now, push and HOLD the sunroof button up (vent position). Last night I opened the sunroof on my 2009 TDI sportwagen for the first time in many many many months and it would not close. Pull the dome light fixture down. Camry 2012+ :: 2014 XLE Sunroof Won't Auto-close Sometimes; Elantra GD (2013+) :: Sunroof Will Suddenly Open Or Close All By Itself? Is there an iternal fuse in the motor? Press the sunroof switch to the close position until the sunroof window stops at the front soft stop in the fully closed position. With the help of your post I was able to close the sunroof. once you have rescrewed them on, make sure the marks match up. The local dealer says the "stop" mechanism in the motor has failed and the only solution is to replace the motor or live with the nuisance. 2. The sunroof on my '95 Odyssey will slide back and forth correctly, but the back stays popped up and will not close so that it will be flush with the roof. How to Troubleshoot a Sunroof That Won't Close. More on the Volvo S80. You may be able to "override" that feature by keeping the close button held down. Turn on and off the car 5 times. Steve 22 Posts . If you can hear the motor trying to operate then you must have a stuck sunroof. [Inquiry:] My sunroof will not stop in the closed position and therfore the user must get out and look at the roof to make sure it is closed properly. A sunroof is an excellent way to get additional sun or air into your vehicle. Attempt to close the sunroof. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. On my 1991 945, the electric sunroof won't move at all (stuck closed). Some controls were awkward but somewhat improved for 2005. I kept opening it more and more thinking I could give it 'running start'. Unplug any electrical connections. Why do we have a sun roof on UK car? I climbed up and took a look, thinking it was an acorn stuck, but I cannot find anything that would be stopping the sunroof from closing. 26 Posts . The motor visibly twitches clockwise and counter-clockwise in response to the control switch but then stops (or is stopped by the jammed sunroof). View 3 Replies It stays open about 3 inches. This can be caused by a faulty or internally shorted siren module. Got in the car and it won't work again. If your sunroof suddenly becomes stuck open, and it's rainy or cold outside, you've got a major problem. Fortunately, Subaru has a way to manually close … 8 Posts . Never had a problem. It was enough to get the sunroof down. We offer one of the largest collection of Volvo XC90 related news, gallery and technical articles. Turn and push on the screwdriver to work the motor manually. Sunroof won't close all the way. just be careful when reinstalling the screws. Besides, if I did open it, it would blow my hair, and I've only got one left! Volvo :: Electric Sunroof Won't Move At All (stuck Closed) May 29, 2012. Better not test mine then as I never use it! How would I reset the sunroof? About a week ago I noticed the sunroof on my 2014 Audi A4 would not tilt open. I went to close my sunroof (electric) yesterday, and it got about 3/4 of the way closed, then paused and backed up a few inches, like there was an obstruction in the track. 24 Posts . Clean the sunroof tracks, as dirt and debris can cause the sunroof to become stuck open. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 10, 2012. When door is opened courtesy - Answered by a verified Volvo Mechanic Roll down drivers window and close door lock car and wait 1 Minute. It does seam to be struggling to close as if it needed greasing or something. The calibration is complete. Hey folks, So I went to close my sunroof and it closed about a third of the way and then just stopped. I checked the fuse and it looked fine but changed it anyway, still no good. I read your quote about holding button down for 20 seconds and I was able to slide my sunroof close. You will need to remove the J plate on the sunroof to access and resit the sunroof cable. So, you can rule out any part of the motor control circuit. On my 1991 945, the electric sunroof won't move at all (stuck closed). On mine when you closed the sunroof it would close then open back up six inches as if it hit something. How do I fix it? Hi All, Just an update on the sliding roof. My wife opens and closes it several times a day in the summer, then the wind, rain, and snow of winter, plus car washes, all that probably does a good job of washing away the lube. The sunroof won't close on a 1993 camry. If there is high resistance, however, then there is a short and the wires must be replaced. The plaintiffs say that the defect caused them to discover soaking wet floor mats, but that the issue didn’t become apparent until after the vehicle’s limited warranty period. Test the motor by inserting a screwdriver into the center of the motor at the nylon brushing. Sounds like it needs some lube, but the issue is that I need to get it manually closed for tonight. Thankfully mine was under warranty. then close the sunroof, get out of the car and see if the sunroof is flush with the top of the car. if not, use grease like in the previous posts. 1 Answer Sunroof on 1998 chevy cavalier z24 won't close all the way. Today while driving the sunroof suddenly ghost opened (I did not open it...it just started opening) and when I turned the dial to close nothing happened. The panaromic roof looks good and the extra light in the cabin helps. Camry 2012+ :: 2014 XLE Sunroof Won't Auto-close Sometimes Apr 30, 2015. 6) Since I just now discovered this issue, I have no idea how often it will have to be re-lubricated. Sunroof Won’t Operate with UEM 0004 Code Stored 1999-2007 S60/V70/S80 . If you pulled the sunroof back closed, then obviously its not jammed. It was stuck open and wouldn't respond when I pushed the close … S80 Sunroof Won’t Close. Remove the glass from the sunroof to access the lift arms. Turn and push on the screwdriver to work the motor manually. The car is a 2004 xc70 with about 1000 miles. anyone have a similiar problem?? My sunroof / moonroof was stuck open in my 2011 Sienna XLE. It was disconnected for about 45 minutes. It makes no noise, no motor working, almost like it get no power. 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