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Old 6th June 2006
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I have a 92 9000 s and the sunroof does not do anything when i push the switch. No noise or attempted movement at all. I can open it the crank. Any tips for troubleshooting would be appreciated.
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Obvious one, have you checked the fuse, if not it might be the switch, failing that the motor could be u/s.
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I have already checked the fuse, and will check the switch. Thanks!!!
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So it is the motor. Now how would one go about replacing the motor?
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Try swapping the switch before you replace the motor. Sometimes, over the course of years and several accidental spills, the switches inside become corroded to the point at which they no longer function. This is what happened to me and a switch from a junkyard cured the problem.
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I cleaned the switch and now i hear a click coming from right by the manual crank box. So it seems that it is indeed the motor. Any tips or tricks for replacing the motor?
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You should be able to find a pretty good "howto" in the workshop manual for removing the inner roof.

While you're at it. I can recommend you to take a look at the inner side of your roof where the sunroof "slides/hides away". I had to fix the entire inner part of my roof because of bad rust protection from the factory. The rust had almost gotten all the way to the outer side of the roof.

Perhaps these problems are most related to sweden and the salt on the roads here.. But it wouldn't hurt to check if youre there..

If I find any, I might be able to get you a picture of the corrosion I had..
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I cleaned the switch and now i hear a click coming from right by the manual crank box. So it seems that it is indeed the motor. Any tips or tricks for replacing the motor?
I too had that problem, i removed the relay and opened it up.
Found that a part from the coil was melted somewhat and sticking up
and the switch inside the relay wasnt making contact.

so do check the relay before you try changing the motor.

Also, upon changing the car battery, the sunroof now works alot better,
seems it might not have been getting enough power.

things i went thru while trying to diagnose the problem.

sounds weird enough but that's what i went thru.

EDIT: Btw hello everyone
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