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installing the sunroof motor, what window position?
Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:39 PM
what position should the window be in before reinstalling the motor?
is there anything more to it than just getting the motor to the closed position, and positioning the glass brackets to the close position?
i didnt see any real markings and couldnt find anything in the fsm about it.
Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:03 AM
I could be way of base though. Got pictures of this getup?
Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:56 AM
In my 98, the window doesn't stop when it's all the way open. It has a slip clutch or something in there. If you hold the button down all the way open, you can hear the motor laboring.
It stops half way closed (so you don't close your head in it??), and it stops when it's closed. When it's closed, if the motor keeps turning, it flips the back up. When you flip the back down again, it stops in the closed position.
The linkage is pretty tricky in that if you keep running the motor it'll close, then flip up. So there's a breaker in there to stop the motor at closed, and to stop the motor at half way. I found it easiest to run the motor till it stopped in the closed position, and install it with the roof closed. That's an easy index to find and should work pretty well.
Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:50 AM
99 and 98 should be the same, the parts i got from the junkyard were from a 98 and are identical to what i have in my 99.
Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:53 AM
i'll try to document the procedure if i can remember to do so, sometimes i just get into the project and forget all about taking a few pics
Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:09 PM
whats the best kinda lube for a sunroof track?
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