A small, thin screwdriver may be all you need to convince the rubber to go back where it should be. The retract feature will work, but the sunroof no longer locks down properly, causing it to rattle over bumps. These screws set the alignment. A larger gasket would be better. I am trying to get the sunroof closed though and cant due to what I have discovered to be a broken cable on the right side. Note that there have been multiple versions of the fan, with updates issued for some used as replacements early on. Put your key in the slot but dont start the car Press and hold your sunroof button in the sunroof tilt position.
Side it inward and back slightly, but be gentle. I made it move forward and it stuck about and inch from closing. A little different disassembly is that I reinstalled these arms. Note how it is held in place. Have you got some small spanners maybe that could be used sideways on? If the sunroof drains are clogged, Honda knows entry and exit and they have to be unclogged with compressed air. If you have windows andor your sunroof open and you hold the bmw logo long enough the windows and sunroof will start to close however dont stop pressing it until they are completely shut as it will stop and youll have to hold the button down again.
The sunroof glass had exploded. My battery had been disconnected so I held the tilt function like you said and voila! As you are looking at the glass sliding back take notice of a black piece of metal that runs side to side not front to back. Probably the dumbest question ever. What I used were the little discs that you can buy to put on the bottom of furniture so that it doesn't scratch a wood floor. If these steps fail its time to get out your manual sunroof crank tool.
Tilt the deflector arms backs and remove them. When I Quote Originally Posted by bmw-mania jonx - one thing leads to another. If you have changed your battery sometimes the sunroof will only let you use the tilt function. This is what you might see. However the next day I noticed the sunroof wasnt flush with the roof so I proceeded to align it. You have to have the new plastic peice on the arm prior to install cause of the way they lock together.
If it fails, substitute an appropriate vented battery. After that, your tilt stops functioning. I was wondering if there is a way for me to force Quote Originally Posted by Rsavory Dont force it or youll break something expensive. Remove the motor and gearbox. The motor drive computer then sense the high current driven caused by the motor sudden stop when it reachs the resistance. Update this thread if you find anything out.
Solo lift method is to push up from inside the car, turn the glass 90 degrees, then tip it and lower it into the car. Step 10 There is a short rubber cover at the back of the opening. None are specific to the 6-speed as far as I know, and very few are specific to the 540i versus the other models. Nothing is obstructing the mechanisms, so I'm surer it's a wiring problem. Step 18 Pop the rear rubber cover in place.
My sunroof is stuck open on my 2003 540. Also for check engine light on, make sure that the gas cap is on tight; however, this seems rarely to be the actual cause. I had stuck it out of the way with the slipstream deflector. However it does fully slide open and close again. Step 5 Using a screwdriver, remove the sunroof glass sides from the tilt hinge slider pins Part 9 in the diagram.
Mine is black because my car is a year 2000. What have you tried to fix it? I hope this helps Did this work for your sunroof? My wife and I played around with every piece this weekend and finally solved it. One of the less known about fuses that can cause all this to go out is the fuseable link. Open the sunroof, and you will see a small drain hole at each of the four corners of the opening. Apr 07, 2014 It may not be clogged. If brake light reported, check third brake light bulb which frequently is overlooked.