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Old 02-13-2014, 06:11 PM   #1
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2001 zx3 sunroof stuck open

It was nice out today so I decided to let some air in on my drive to work by opening my sun roof. Now it wont close all the way, it stays open about 3-4 inches. It looks like its hitting something on the drivers side. It gets hard to crank and the divers side stops moving but it looks like the passenger side wants to keep moving. I have had it open and closed in the last few weeks.

This is the first time I have ever had a sunroof so I don't even know where to start looking. Any ideas?


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Old 02-13-2014, 07:22 PM   #2
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Look up in the rail to see if something is caught in the track. I had a problem with mine where there was an acorn in the track.

This is a factory electric sunroof- right?
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:00 PM   #3
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2001 had no option for a sunroof. It's aftermarket.
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:15 PM   #4
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Look up in the rail to see if something is caught in the track. I had a problem with mine where there was an acorn in the track.

This is a factory electric sunroof- right?
the little black bar that deflects wind... check underneath it I had a piece of tree ecscriment also.
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:24 PM   #5
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If he's cranking it then it's a mechanical sunroof and not electric. If there's nothing jammed in the tracks the cranking mechanism may have skipped gears or something.
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:42 PM   #6
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Its factory 2001 had the manual sunroof. I was able to get it closed by hitting it with wd40 and lifting on the divers side. the vent part works. I'm going to leave it till spring and warmer weather.
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Yea definitely a bad thing to have a sunroof stuck open in this weather.
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