Continental 2000-2002

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof




NOTE
An outside vendor originally supplied the factory installed sliding roof. The procedure for repair is the same across the model lines with insignificant variations, so only the one repair procedure is given.

Removal & Installation
Glass & Sunshade
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. To remove the outer glass panel, remove the roof sliding-panel opening shield front retaining screws.
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Fig. Location of the roof sliding-panel opening shield front retaining screws

  1. Position the roof sliding-panel opening shield (sunshade) fully rearward to expose the six glass retaining screws. There are three screws on each side.
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  3. To remove the sunshade, unfasten the glass's six retaining screws or bolts and washers.
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Fig. To remove the sunshade, remove the glass's six retaining screws or bolts and washers

  1. Push the glass upward from inside the vehicle, then remove it, being careful not to scratch the glass or roof paint. Be sure to lift the roof-sliding panel opening shield to clear the sunshade.
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Fig. Push the glass upward from inside the vehicle, then remove it, being careful not to scratch the glass or roof paint. Be sure to lift the roof-sliding panel opening shield to clear the sunshade

  1. Push the roof-sliding panel opening shield fully rearward. Slide the roof-sliding panel headlining fully forward.
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  3. Lift the front of the roof sliding panel headlining, slide it forward, and then rotate 90 ° to remove.
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Fig. Lift the front on the roof sliding panel headlining, slide it forward, and then rotate 90 ° to remove

To install:

  1. With the roof sliding panel headlining at an angle, insert one roof-sliding panel headlining rear tab into the channel at the rear of the roof panel opening. Insert the other rear tab and place the roof sliding panel headlining in position.
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  3. Slide the roof-sliding panel opening shield forward, lifting it to clear the roof sliding panel headlining.
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  5. Lower the roof-sliding panel opening shield onto the roof sliding panel headlining. The roof sliding panel-opening shield must be outside of the rail or the roof panel will not work correctly.
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  7. Slide the roof sliding panel headlining and roof-sliding panel opening shield fully rearward.
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  9. Install the roof sliding outer glass panel. Align with the holes for the bolts. Be careful not to push the lifter arm slide out of the track.
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  11. Install the glass retaining screws or bolts and washers, then tighten to 7-13 inch lbs. (0.8-1.5 Nm).
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  13. Position the roof-sliding panel opening shield fully forward, then install the three screws. Close the sunshade, if desired.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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