So let's start by opening the sunroof all the way. After it stops check the height. So last night the sunroof was acting up and the only thing I could get it to do was to go up bit by bit with the vent button. For usage guidelines, see the. Do not release the sunroof switch until the sliding roof panel has stopped completely.
The rest of the job follows the factory procedure. In the trunk on the left side is access to the sunroof motor where you can manually close the roof. Key in hand I head to the garage then 5 minutes later problem solved, just held the vent button for 5 seconds, thought I heard a click here but it may have been my imagination and then closed it. It has info on how to close the roof manually via the sunroof motor as described above by Haasman. Any help would be most appreciated Does the motor still work? After it stops check the height.
Open the sunroof up again and pull off the plastic guides by tapping it off. These tend to break easily so buying a couple new ones from the dealer will save you some headache. It's time to take out the deflector, you will see that the deflector is hold by 2 plastic clips. Another note: If the whole thing won't work, you can reach the two bolts securing the cable to the sunroof carriage through the tip-up vent panel. You can see the remaining 4 rail screws on each side.
He found it and fixed it. Reattach the accordions, slide it back then forth. Loosen both sides, push the glass up and tighten both sides. Re: Sunroof won't close - Saab 9-5 Bulletin Board - Saabnet. I was a pretty happy camper by this point.
Ok with all the voices not one said anything about the obvious troubled spot with the sun roof. Solution is to replace your wiper motor. It is greasy, keep a towel or other item in the cabin to protect the interior, simply threading it out through the window with a towel on the windowsill works. But, being the tightwad that I am, I figured I'd try it myself first. Check the lines and cylinders for leaks.
With the metal roof removed, the hard part is over, then it's just a matter of carefully following the factory service manual procedure - which, I must say, is a little vague in some areas. Do it on both sides and the deflector will come out. You will need to disengage the switch mechanism to do this, here's my next shortcut, use it at your own risk: To service the cable, I close the sunroof completely. The instruction for the recalibration are on page 132 of. Can anyone point me to a guide or explain how that would be done. The other important ones are the 6 screws that attach the arms to the transport bridge.
Your mileage may vary, do it at your own risk. On mine it was a bottle cap that some one had tried to throw out. Using the old material as a template, cut out a new section of material. Another thing: The hex-shaped plastic hides a smaller hex and a lock-nut. With the sunroof closed, and the shade open, you will see two accordion looking pieces on either side. Prices are based on current wholesale, Dec-2005, and of course are subject to change, etc.
I believe it is a 17mm nut. Hello, If your 9-5 is equipped with a sunroof you may experience a problem of the sunroof closing only half way. It also said to lube the rails, and the felt pads on the lift arms, which seemed weird but I did it anyway. If you are just taking the roof apart to clean it, the only nuts that need to be removed are the 2 on each side with the wide washers that attach the metal roof to the bracket on the lift arms. Click here to see all the! You can run the cable out manually, using the hex drive, 17mm lug wrench size if the clutch isn't set too tight many are too tight.
They just snap into place with two tabs one in front one in back connecting them to the glass. This allows the rear of the roof panel to pop pretty far upward. . It only moves a couple inches, but that's all you need to reveal the front guide rail screw. Now the deflector it out and sunroof will open and close all the way. Photos are here: If I ever do this again, there are a couple things I'd like to add photos of, like what the plastic install guides look like when inserted, etc. They just snap into place with two tabs one in front one in back connecting them to the glass.