Suzuki Esteem, Swift 1994-02

Moonroof

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Power Moonroof



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. Check the AUTO slide-open operation as follows:


    1. Turn the ignition switch ON.
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    3. If the roof glass is not fully closed, slide or tilt it so that it is fully closed.
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    5. Press the sliding roof OPEN switch for 0.3 seconds or more. The roof glass should automatically slide open and stop slightly before the fully open position.
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  3. Check the AUTO slide-close operation as follows:


    1. Turn the ignition switch ON.
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    3. Press the sliding roof CLOSE switch for 0.3 seconds or more. The roof glass should automatically close.
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  5. If the CLOSE or OPEN switch is pressed while the roof glass is in motion, the roof glass will stop moving.
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  7. Check the AUTO tilt-up operation as follows:


    1. Turn the ignition switch ON.
    2.  
    3. If the roof glass is not fully closed, slide or tilt it so that it is fully closed.
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    5. Press the sliding roof up switch for 0.3 seconds or more. The roof glass should automatically tilt upward until it is fully open.
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  9. Check the AUTO tilt-down operation as follows:


    1. Turn the ignition switch ON.
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    3. When the roof glass is fully tilted upward, press the sliding roof DOWN switch for 0.3 seconds or more. The roof glass should automatically tilt downward until it is fully closed.
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Removal & Installation
Motor
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    If sliding roof is not positioned properly in relation with fully closed position of drive gear, it will not operate properly even though its functional parts are all in good condition. To ensure proper positioning, when removing drive gear assembly, be sure to close sliding roof completely before removal.

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  3. Remove sliding roof weatherstrip.
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  5. Remove roof lining.
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  7. Remove sliding roof glass by removing bolts (torx) (1).
    CAUTION
    After removing sliding roof glass, do not turn ON sliding roof switch so as not to drive sliding roof drive gear assembly.

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  9. Disconnect drain hose.
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  11. Remove control relay and disconnect lead wire connector of sliding roof drive gear assembly.
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  13. Remove sliding roof assembly.
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  15. Remove the motor.
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To install:

  1. Loosen sliding roof glass fixing screws (at 4 locations) and move sliding roof glass up and down 2 to 3 times. In this way, sliding roof glass can be positioned in both vertical and horizontal directions by elasticity of sliding roof weather strip.
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  3. Position sliding roof glass.
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  5. After installing all parts and adjusting properly, check sliding roof for proper operation (open, close and lock).
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Switch

This switch may be by itself, or part of a switch cluster assembly. In any case, the procedure still applies.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove any retaining screws, if equipped.
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  7. Using a screwdriver, pry out the moonroof switch. Tape the screwdriver tip before use.
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  9. Disconnect the connector.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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