GM Cavalier/Sunbird/Skyhawk/Firenza 1982-1994



The vista vent is a hinged window panel mounted to the roof of the vehicle. The vista vent is opened by moving the latch release handle forward and up to lock it in this position. When open, the rear of the window is raised about 1 1 / 2 in. (38mm).

The vista vent can also be removed completely. First open the panel as previously described. Then press the latch handle release tab and lift the panel up and back to disengage the front hinges. To reinstall the vista vent, position the forward edge of the opening. Line up the hinge blades with the hinge slots and engage completely. If hinge binds in slot, reposition the panel in opening, DO NOT FORCE! Depress the latch release tab and engage striker bar into latch recess. Rotate handle down and back to lock in the closed position.

Never attempt to remove the roof panel while the vehicle is being driven! The panel may either fly off or fall inside which may cause damage or personal injury.