Acura Coupes and Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Sunroof Panel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1986-89 Integra

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Slide the sunshade all the way back. Pry the plug out of each mount bracket cover, remove the screw, then slide the cover off to the rear.
  2.  
  3. Close the glass fully. Remove the nuts from the front and rear mounts on both sides.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glass by lifting it up and pulling it towards the front of the vehicle. Once the glass is removed, pull the sunshade out. When removing the sunshade it is correct to bend the sunshade slightly to aid in the removal.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Sunroof components-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 2: Sunroof motor and frame removal-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 3: Sunroof cable replacement-1986-89 Integra

1990-93 Integra

See Figures 4, 5, 6 and 7



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Fig. Fig. 4: Sunroof components-1990-93 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the sunshade rail end to remove the panel-1990-93 Integra

  1. Slide the sunshade back and open the sunroof. Pry off the rail cover, remove the mounting nuts and deflector arm pin. Remove the deflector.
  2.  
  3. Remove the caps from the sunshade rail end and remove the mounting nut. Slide off the sunshade rail end.
  4.  
  5. Close the glass and remove the mounting screws from the sides of the panel.
  6.  
  7. Lift the panel up and forward to remove. Pull the sunshade forward and out of the rails, bending slightly if necessary.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the sunshade and the panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the mounting screws and the rail ends. Install the caps.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 6: Sunroof motor and frame removal-1990-93 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 7: Guide rail and cable removal-1990-93 Integra

  1. Install the deflector and rail covers.
  2.  

1986-90 Legend

See Figures 8, 9, 10 and 11

  1. Slide the sunshade all the way back. Pry the plug out of each mount bracket cover, remove the screw, then slide the cover off to the rear.
  2.  
  3. Close the glass fully. Remove the nuts from the front and rear mounts on both sides.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glass by lifting it up and pulling it towards the front of the vehicle. Once the glass is removed, pull the sunshade out. When removing the sunshade it is correct to bend the sunshade slightly to aid in the removal.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 8: Sunroof components-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 9: Remove the cap over the bracket cover mounting screw-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 10: Panel mounting nuts-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 11: Sunroof motor and frame mounting scheme-1986-90 Legend

1991-93 Legend

See Figures 12 through 16



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Fig. Fig. 12: Sunroof components-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 13: Remove the cap over the bracket cover mounting screw-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 14: Panel mounting nuts-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 15: Sunroof motor and frame mounting scheme-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 16: Cable replacement-1991-93 Legend

  1. Slide the sunshade all the way back. Pry the plug out of each mount bracket cover, remove the screw, then slide the cover off to the rear.
  2.  
  3. Close the glass fully. Remove the nuts from the front and rear mounts on both sides.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glass by lifting it up and pulling it towards the front of the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  

Vigor

See Figures 17, 18, 19 and 20



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Fig. Fig. 17: Lift and place the sunshade on a block to lift the sunshade over the bolt during removal-Vigor

  1. Open the sunroof and remove the rail holder cover, rail cover, sunshade rail holder, wind deflector, link stopper and the lift-up guide.
  2.  
  3. Using the sunroof wrench, manually move the glass forward and remove the front sliders from the sunshade rails. Be careful not to scratch the roof paint with the slider.
  4.  
  5. Lift the sunshade rail and place a block to raise the sunshade rail above the bolt to prevent interference.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the link slider from the inner cable sliders and remove the glass. Pull the sunshade forward and out.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the sunshade and the glass panel. Connect the link sliders.
  2.  
  3. Remove the block and connect the front sliders. Open the roof with the manual wrench.
  4.  
  5. Install the lift-up guide, link stopper, wind deflector, sunshade rail holder, rail cover and the rail cover holder. Close the roof.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 18: Removing the link from the sliders-Vigor



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Fig. Fig. 19: Sunroof motor and frame mounting-Vigor



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Fig. Fig. 20: Rail and cable replacement-Vigor

PANEL HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT



See Figures 21 through 25

  1. Check the height of the panel compared to the roof. The height of the panel weatherstripping should be:

    1986-89 Integra: 0.04plus or minus0.06 in. (1.0plus or minus1.5mm)
     
    1991-93 Integra: 0.04plus or minus0.02 in. (1.0plus or minus0.5mm)
     
    1986-90 Legend: 0.04plus or minus0.06 in. (1.0plus or minus1.5mm)
     
    1991-93 Legend: 0.08plus or minus0.02 in. (2.0plus or minus0.5mm)
     
    1986-89 Integra: 0.04plus or minus0.02 in. (1.0plus or minus0.5mm)
     

  2.  
  3. Remove the cover and loosen the mounting screws.
  4.  
  5. Use shims to raise or lower the panel height, front and back as necessary.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 21: Sunroof panel height adjustment-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 22: Sunroof panel height adjustment-1990-93 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 23: Sunroof panel height adjustment-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 24: Sunroof panel height adjustment-Vigor



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Fig. Fig. 25: Sunroof panel rear height adjustment-Vigor

 
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