Corolla 2006-2007

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof



Diagnosis & Testing


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Fig. Sunroof limit switches-2003-2006 Corolla



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Fig. Sunroof limit switch test -2003-2006 Corolla



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Fig. Apply power and ground to the motor: reverse polarity to turn it the other direction



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Fig. Sunroof relay schematic



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Fig. Sunroof relay test

Removal & Installation
Motor

Specific to:

Toyota Corolla 2003-2006


NOTE
The headliner must be removed to remove the sunroof motor.



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Fig. Interior trim pieces-2003-2006 Corolla



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Fig. Headliner assembly -2003-2006 Corolla

  1. Using a taped screw driver, carefully pry off the front and rear door scuff plates.
  2.  
  3. Remove both cowl side trim boards.

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    Fig. Remove both cowl side trim boards

  4.  
  5. Remove the door opening trim from all four doors.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower center pillar garnish from both sides by pulling/prying up.
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  9. Remove the seat belt anchor covers and remove the seat belt bolts to remove the belt anchors.
  10.  
  11. Remove the center pillar upper garnish on both sides.
  12.  
  13. Remove the rear seat cushion by pulling up at the front.
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  15. Remove the seat back and the side covers.

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    Fig. Remove the rear seat side covers



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    Fig. Remove the room partition board

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  17. Remove the 2 clips and 2 built-in clips and remove the room partition board.
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  19. Remove the roof side garnish inner panels.
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  21. Using a clip remover, remove the 7 clips, pull out the belt from the slit and then remove the package tray trim panel assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the seat belts through the slits to remove the package tray panel

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  23. Carefully pry off the trim panel from both front (windshield) pillars.
  24.  
  25. Remove both sun visors.
  26.  
  27. Remove the map lamp assembly (1 screw and 4 clips).

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    Fig. Remove the map lamp

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  29. Remove the 2 assist grip screw covers, then remove the 2 screws and the assist grip.
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  31. Remove the sun visor clips by twisting them counterclockwise.
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  33. Remove the sunroof trim opening molding.
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  35. Release the clips and remove the headliner.

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    Fig. Release the clips and remove the headliner

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  37. Using a T25 Torx® wrench, remove the 4 screws the sliding roof glass. Pull the glass upward to remove it.
  38.  
  39. Remove the weather strip.
    NOTE
    Remove the drive gear with the sliding roof fully closed.

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  41. Disconnect the connector.
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  43. Remove the 3 bolts and remove the motor/drive gear assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the sunroof motor

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To install:

  1. Remove the cam plate from the sunroof motor.
  2.  
  3. Turn the drive gear to align the point marks, then reinstall the cam plate.

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    Fig. Align the point marks to install the motor

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  5. Install the motor/drive gear assembly and torque the 3 bolts to 48 inch lbs. (5.5 Nm).
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  7. Connect the wiring and test the motor.
    NOTE
    After installing the motor assembly, the marks must be aligned with the roof fully closed.

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  9. Install the weatherstrip.
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  11. Install the glass panel and torque the bolts to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
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  13. Check the alignment of the weatherstrip and roof panel at the corners. There should be no more than 0.060 in. (1.5 mm) difference. If necessary, loosen the Torx® screws and adjust the glass panel.
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  15. If the panel does not close properly or is cocked in the opening:

    Remove the motor again with the panel fully closed.
     
    Adjust the sliding panel forward and backward as needed by loosening the screws.
     
    Adjust the roof rail by sliding the cable forward or backward to align the 2 marks, as shown in the illustration.
     
    Install the drive gear and sliding roof glass.

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    Fig. Align the marks to adjust the roof panel glass



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    Fig. Secure the wiring harness as shown

     

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  17. Align the markings, install double-stick tape and attach the roof wire harness. Install the 3 clips.
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  19. Install the headliner and make sure the sliding roof panel still works correctly.
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  21. Install the lights into the headliner.
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  23. Install the remaining interior pieces in the reverse order of removal. Torque the seatbelt anchor bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
  24.  

Switch

Specific to:

Toyota Corolla 2003-2006

  1. Remove the map lamp assembly (1 screw and 4 clips).

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    Fig. Remove the map lamp

  2.  
  3. Disconnect the wiring and remove the switch.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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