volvo xc90 sunroof shade stuck


Thread starter Scottie88; Start date Dec 3, 2020; S. Scottie88. When I checked mine, I found two screws VERY loose and one about to fall out. You can see these at the corner of the sunroof. 4. I opened my cars roof sun shade and it won't close... the sun roof opens and closes but the shade curtain is stuck in the open position. One of the pre-molded pieces actually snapped as I was playing with it. Not only do they effectively protect against heat and irritation from sunlight, they also give the car a stylish look similar to tinted windows. Remove two small Phillips screws near the rear of the motor housing, 1 10mm nut at the front, and one large Phillips screw that connects the motor ground to the body just in front of the motor (front and rear refer to the ends of the car that have headlights and brakelights respectively). It can be purchased from the manufactures website or from one of the retailers listed on the site. First, raise it to the vent position and from the outside, press down on the inner panel to locate the spring clips. Share your favorite Volvo XC90 photos as well as engage in discussions with fellow Volvo XC90 owners on our message board. Front air deflector hinges and side pivot arm pins. With not too much trouble you can get the cables indexed to each other. I have a vague memory of some cables and small springs? It'll be IN STOCK at your local dealer (unless they just sold the last one...). couldn't move. Twist the sunroof so that the front tabs slide out of the tracks. I then applied some grease to the surface of the cam with the hope of minimizing further wear and put everything back together. Remove the micoswitch holder pin at the corner (some have a slot to adjust switch position and small retainer clip) and remove the microswitches as a pair (they are soldered together). [Tips from George Holmer] To convert your manual sunroof to a electric one and enjoy the luxury of a smooth, button operated opening and closing of the sunroof, simply do as follows: At a breakers yard, find a sunroof motor, a motor cover colour matched to your headlining and a switch matching your dash style. The sunroof liner can then be slid back out of the way (don't push it to far back)under the roof and above the headliner. To reinstall, mount it back in the roof opening in the vented position. Not covered under warranty as not manufacturing and I should have cleared the drains? With panoramic. Problem solved. Loosen each of these 1/2 of a turn. Sunroof Removal. Said it was going to cost $2,900 to fix. Now the motor can be reinstalled. The front four control the height of the sunroof in the front and the last two control the sitting position of the sunroof in the rear. The front of the roof pops up into position only by riding up on the collapsed wind deflector. Sunroof stuck closed – fix stuck sunroof MVS Forums Contributor brandonbeach14 disconnected his 2001 V70’s battery, and now his sunroof won’t open. The only manual that will adequately address this is the Volvo factory body manual (Body Fittings: Exterior/ TP 8202201). Can't guess why except they're about the right age to fail, and they're among the earliest cars to have this unit. Turning the screw with a screwdriver will depress the button and allow you to move the sunroof BUT, it also adjusts the stop location for open and closed. Get as much wire as possible. See the Sunroof Sag section for details. How is the perforated sunroof cover during mid summer day? (passenger side is one inch lower than driver side. Reassemble case and epoxy switch case cover (you'll never do this again). There are four in the front and (depending on model) two on either side in the middle, and two on either side in the back. Move the sunroof to the 'all the way open' position. Totally shocked - car is less than 2 years old, under warranty and barely used since last service in August by them. Pull on these to remove the headliner from the exterior part of the sunroof. Dec 3, 2020 #1. Now, turn counter clockwise till it locks. When the motor is engaged, the The cardboard was positioned so that the follower would contact it, thus compensating for the presumed wear to the tip of the follower. Alternatively, some silicone sealant would have done the job in minutes. I think the gasket around the glass was compressed over the previous 11 years. Volvo XC90 Forum is the premier Volvo XC90 community. Once this piece snaps in two, the back of the sunroof sags down in the resting position due to the lack of support, making it IMPOSSIBLE to get it sitting right ever again. Sunroof: Replace Crank with Motor. Might be a good idea in your case since you are concerned about the hoses being clogged. Right where the headliner panel slides over the tray there Now re-connect the ground lead on the battery and test sunroof. This is not the case, it just rained and the headliner is wet. If the motor still just clicks then it will likely one of the two microswitches located in the timing gear cover. They can be clogged with undercoating. Worked slick. You'll see them on the front and rear of the opening. NONE of the newer volvos sunroof brackets were snapped, and all were in perfect working order. The steps are as follows: Vertical adjustment: The screws should be slackened off. The result that when the motor Volvo owners say they weren't told the sunroof drain tubes needed maintenance, something the owner of a 2004 XC90 says they wish they would have known. A used seal may be appropriate if a new one is unavailable. If the motor won't line up, move the control arm forward on one side The Volvo Genuine Part number is 9483170. Once home, remove the sunroof rank handle and then the cover to expose the mechanism. The switch makes a clicking sound but the sunroof does not move. There are 2 clips that are best removed/gripped with needle-nose pliers, unclip them and these will release the head-liner cover from the moving panel. I found one of mine had dried out grease and was nearly ready to break. In the US, buy it as "Creeping Crack Cure" from any West Marine or Boat US stores or from the Home Improvements catalog. [Inquiry] I removed my crank to try to adjust the position of the sunroof. [Tips from Ken Dibnah] If you need to remove the roof, close it as far as required to reach the rear screws; the screws at each corner remove easily and the panel then lifts out (I have contemplated putting in a glass roof like a 780....hmmmm). The CTCCC bottle is squeezable and has a fine nozzle with a tiny cap on top, so tiny it is very easy to loose. If the sunroof needs more extensive repair, remove all screws and lift out the sunroof. The headliner will release from these two clips when you push it back. Replace your sunroof supports and mechanics with the newer design from a junker. lightly soapy water & a razor blade. Could it be a sunroof problem if water is leaking from the rear heat duct below the driver’s seat on a Volvo S40? The device that is connected to the motor/crank via screw cables slides back and forth in these tracks, raising and lowering the panel, which will not be possible unless you can move the crank/motor. My 1995 940 sedan's moon roof had a thin black gasket drop out and can't figure out which edge it goes on. We offer one of the largest collection of Volvo XC90 related news, gallery and technical articles. 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