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

Power Sunroof



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.


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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

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

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

  9. Remove the clips securing the headliner. Lower the headliner.
  11. Unplug the drain hoses and connectors. Remove the nuts and bolts and roof housing assembly.
  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).

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