Toyota Camry 1983-1996 Repair Guide

Power Sunroof

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Using a taped flat-bladed tool, remove the cover and the power roof switch.
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  5. Remove the inner rear view mirror, sun visors, and the front assist grip, if equipped.
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  7. Remove the front pillar garnishes and remove the front side of the headliner. On some models, it may be necessary to remove the upper and the lower side garnishes to allow enough clearance for the headliner.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the common sliding roof-1983-91 models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the common sliding roof-1992-96 models

  1. On some models, remove the four screws from the wind deflector and extract it from the vehicle.
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  3. On 1992-96 models, disconnect and remove the sliding roof control relay.
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  5. Disconnect the electrical wiring, remove the fasteners and remove the drive motor.
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  7. Remove the side guide rail trim covers.
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  9. Apply tape to the vehicle to protect the finish and remove the screws holding the glass into the roof.
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  11. Remove the roof from the vehicle lifting outward and slightly forward. Take notice of shim positioning and install in original location on installation.
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To install:
  1. Install the roof onto the vehicle from above. Take notice of shim positioning and install in original location.
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  3. Install the screws holding the glass into the roof.
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  5. Install the side guide rail trim covers.
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  7. Connect the electrical connector, install the drive motor and install the fasteners.
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  9. On 1992-96 models, connect and install the sliding roof control relay.
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  11. On models prior to 1992, install the wind deflector and secure on the vehicle with the retaining screws.
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  13. Install the front side of the headliner and install the front pillar garnishes. Install the upper and the lower side garnishes, if removed.
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  15. Install the inner rear view mirror, sun visors, and the front assist grip, if equipped.
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  17. Install the roof switch and cover.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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