Sienna 1998-1999

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof



Removal & Installation
Motor

Specific to:

Toyota Sienna 1998-2003

Toyota states that the headliner must be removed to remove the sliding roof motor. It may be possible to remove the motor by removing only the roof console box.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. Remove roof headlining.

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    Fig. Headliner components

  4.  
  5. Using a screwdriver, remove the garnish. Tape the screwdriver tip before use.
  6.  
  7. Remove sliding roof glass.
    1. Using a Torx wrench, remove the 2 screws.
    2.  
    3. Pull the glass upward to remove it.
    4.  

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  9. Remove drive gear.
    NOTE
    Remove the drive gear with the sliding roof full closed.

    1. Disconnect the connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 3 bolts and drive gear.
    4.  
    5. Remove the screw and cam plate cover.
    6.  
    7. Turn the drive gear to align the point marks as shown in the illustration.

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      Fig. Turn the drive gear to align the point marks as shown

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    9. Install the cap plate cover and screw.

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      Fig. Sliding roof components

    10.  

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
    NOTE
    If the sliding roof position and drive gear full close position are not matched, the sliding roof does not operate normally.

  2.  
  3. Tighten the sliding roof glass to 36 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  4.  

Switch

Specific to:

Toyota Sienna 1998-2003

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. On XLE and LE models, use a screwdriver to remove the 2 lenses. Tape the screwdriver tip before use.
  4.  
  5. On CE models, use a screwdriver to remove the lens. Tape the screwdriver tip before use.
  6.  
  7. Remove the 3 screws and roof console box, then disconnect the connectors.

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    Fig. Removing the sunroof switch

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Check switch for proper function.
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