Toyota Pick-ups, Land Cruiser, and 4 Runner 1997-00

Power Sunroof

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



When removing any interior garnish pieces, always have a small supply of extra clips on hand. You will very likely break a few upon removal.

4Runner


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Fig. Sliding roof components4Runner

  1. Remove or disconnect the following components:

    Rear room light
     
    Back door scuff plate
     
    Rear header trim
     
    Back and rear doors scuff plates
     
    Rear seat side garnish
     
    Deck side trim
     
    Front door scuff plate
     
    Center pillar lower garnish
     

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  3. Unbolt the front seat belt shoulder anchor.
  4.  
  5. Using a taped flat-bladed tool, remove the center pillar upper garnish.
  6.  
  7. Remove the following parts:

    Assist grips
     
    Front pillar garnish
     
    Control switch
     
    Inner rear view mirror
     
    Front room lamp
     
    Sun visors and holders
     

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  9. Remove the clips securing the headliner. Lower the headliner.
  10.  
  11. Unplug the drain hoses and connectors. Remove the nuts and bolts and roof housing assembly.
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  13. Reinstall in reverse order. Tighten the housing assembly bolts to 65 inch lbs. (7 Nm) and the seat belt shoulder anchor to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
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Land Cruiser
  1. Remove the following parts:

    Back door scuff plate
     
    Rear seat
     
    Right and left quarter side trims
     
    Rear seat side garnish
     
    Rear door scuff plate
     
    Cowl side trim
     
    Front and rear door opening trims
     
    Center pillar lower garnish
     
    Front seat outer belt shoulder anchor
     
    Center pillar upper garnish
     
    Front seat outer belt shoulder anchor adjuster
     
    Both rear seat outer belt shoulder anchors
     
    Quarter pillar garnish
     
    Rear pillar garnish
     
    Assist grips
     
    Front pillar garnish and sun visors with holders
     
    Inner rear view mirror
     
    Front and rear room lamps
     
    Back door opening trim
     
    Sliding roof opening molding
     

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  3. Remove the control switch by unscrewing the cover. Separate the cover from the body, and then unscrew the switch body. Unplug the connector. Remove the body with bracket.
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  5. Remove the clips retaining the headliner.
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  7. Unbolt the drive gear control relay, then unplug the connector.
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  9. Remove the gear mounting bolts and bracket. Separate the drive gear from the unit then unplug the connector.
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  11. Remove the sliding roof garnishes. Pry loose the inner side garnish clips.
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  13. Remove the sliding roof glass. Remove the nuts and shims. Be sure your have all six of the shims. Pull the glass upwards to remove it from the vehicle.
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  15. Remove the drip channel.
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  17. Remove the wind deflector.
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  19. Disconnect the drain hose, then remove the roof housing.
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  21. Adjust the drive rail to a closed and tilted down position. Using a flat-bladed tool, slide the link forward or backward to align the two marks shown in the illustration.
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To install:

  1. Adjust and install the drive gear assembly as follows:
    1. Remove the screw and cam plate cover.
    2.  
    3. Remove the large screw, washers and shim.
    4.  
    5. Turn the driveshaft with a screwdriver to align the housing and gear point mark.
    6.  
    7. Install the cam plate cover with the screw.
    8.  
    9. Install the drive gear assembly with the four mounting bolts.
    10.  
    11. Plug in the connector.
    12.  

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  3. Install the drive gear control relay and bracket, and then attach the connector.
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  5. Install the remaining parts in the reverse order of removal.
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