Nissan Car 350Z & Maxima 1999-06

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. If there is excessive wind noise, check the wind deflector (if equipped) and make sure the sunroof is adjusted.
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  3. If there are water leaks, inspect the following:

    Sunroof adjustment
     
    Drain hoses
     
    Weatherstrip
     

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  5. If the sunroof rattles, inspect the following:

    Sunroof adjustment
     
    Weatherstrip
     
    Link and wire assembly
     
    Drain hoses
     

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  7. If there is excessive operation noise, inspect the following:

    Sunroof adjustment
     
    Weatherstrip
     
    Link and wire assembly
     

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  9. If the retained power operation does not operate properly, inspect the following:

    Retained power operation mode setting
     
    BCM power supply and ground circuit
     
    Door switch
     
    If necessary, replace sunroof motor assembly
     

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  11. If the motor does not stop at the sunroof fully-open or fully closed Position, inspect the following:

    Initialization procedure check
     
    If necessary, replace sunroof motor assembly
     

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  13. If the sunroof does not do the interruption detection, replace the sunroof motor assembly.
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Removal & Installation
Motor
Maxima

CAUTION
When removing the sunroof motor, be sure that the sunroof is in the fully closed position. Never run the removed sunroof motor as a single unit.



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Fig. Removing sunroof motor-Maxima

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Position glass lid assembly in the fully closed position.
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  5. Remove roof console assembly.
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  7. Remove the sunroof motor screws (3).
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  9. Disconnect sunroof motor harness connector (2), then remove sunroof motor (3).
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To install:


CAUTION
Before installing the sunroof motor, be sure to place the link and wire assembly in the symmetrical and fully closed position.

  1. Move the sunroof motor laterally little by little so that the gear is completely engaged into the wire on the sunroof unit and the surfaces becomes parallel. Then secure the sunroof motor with the screws. Tighten to: 17-23 inch lbs. (2-3 Nm).
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  3. To complete installation, reverse remaining removal procedure.
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