Isuzu Ascender 2003-05

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. Check all fuses.
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  3. Inspect battery condition and connections.
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  5. Inspect all grounds are clean and tight.
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  7. Search for applicable service bulletins.
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  9. Check for voltage and ground at sunroof motor and switch.
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Removal & Installation
Motor
  1. Lower the headliner.
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  3. Remove the tie strap that retains the white connector to the drive cable tube sunroof motor wiring harness.
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  5. Disconnect the sunroof motor/actuator wiring harness electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the screws (1) which retain the sunroof motor/actuator (2) to the sunroof module assembly.
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  9. Remove the sunroof motor/actuator (2) from the sunroof module assembly.

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    Fig. Sunroof actuator motor removal

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To install:

  1. Align the splines on the sunroof motor/actuator shaft with the drive gear on the sunroof module assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the sunroof motor/actuator (2) to the mounting bracket, ensuring that the sunroof motor/actuator is fully seated.
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  5. Install the screws (1) that retain the sunroof motor/actuator (2) to the mounting bracket.
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  7. Tighten the sunroof motor/actuator screws to 27 inch. lbs. (3 Nm).
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  9. Connect the sunroof motor/actuator wiring harness electrical connector.
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  11. Install the tie strap retaining the sunroof motor/actuator wiring harness.
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  13. Press and hold the open switch until the glass panel stalls at the hard stop. The glass panel then moves forward several millimeters. This position is called the soft stop or full open position.
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  15. Release the switch.
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  17. Press and hold the open switch within six seconds of step 8, continue holding until the glass panel moves to the closed position and stops.
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  19. Release the switch.
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  21. Install the headliner.
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Switch
  1. Remove the overhead console in order to access the sunroof switch.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the sunroof switch.
  4.  
  5. With a flat bladed tool carefully release the tabs that retain the sunroof switch to the overhead console.
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  7. Remove the sunroof switch from the overhead console.

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    Fig. Sunroof switch removal

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To install:

  1. Position the sunroof switch alignment tabs to the slots in the console.
  2.  
  3. Install the sunroof switch into the console, ensuring that the retaining tabs are fully seated.
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  5. Connect the electrical connector to the sunroof switch.
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  7. Install the overhead console to the roof.
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