Vibe 2006-2007

Sunroof

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Power Sunroof



Diagnosis & Testing
  1. Check that there are no obstructions preventing the sunroof from opening or closing normally.
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  3. Turn OFF the ignition.
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  5. Remove the courtesy/reading lamp assembly that contains the sunroof switch assembly.
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  7. Disconnect the sunroof switch harness connector.
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  9. Turn ON the ignition.
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  11. Measure the voltage from the sunroof switch ignition positive voltage circuit to a good ground, at the sunroof switch harness connector. There should be batter voltage present. If not, repair the wiring to the switch for an open or short to ground.
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  13. Connect the sunroof switch to the harness connector.
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  15. Disconnect the sunroof motor harness connector.
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  17. Connect a test lamp between the sunroof motor open and close control circuits, at the sunroof motor harness connector, sunroof switch side.
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  19. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF. If the test light illuminates, replace the switch assembly
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  21. If the connections, wiring and switch are working normally, the motor should be replaced,
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Removal & Installation
Motor
  1. Disable the air bag system.
  2.  
  3. Remove the center pillar upper trim panel.
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  5. Lower the door opening frame garnish moldings on the front and rear door pinch weld flanges.
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  7. Remove the assist handles.
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  9. Gently pry and remove the windshield side garnish moldings.
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  11. Remove the sunshades and retainers.
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  13. Remove the courtesy and reading lamp/sunroof switch assembly, if equipped.
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  15. Remove the dome lamp.
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  17. Remove the quarter upper trim panel.
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  19. Lower the front seat back cushions in order to gain clearance to remove the headlining trim finish panel.
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  21. Remove the 2 retainers which secure the rear of the headlining trim finish panel.
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  23. Lower the headlining trim finish panel. Remove the headlining through a rear door.
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  25. Disconnect the sunroof motor electrical connector.
    NOTE
     Remove the sunroof motor with the motor in the fully closed position.

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  27. Remove the bolts and motor.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  3. Enable the air bag system.
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Switch
  1. Remove the screw and gently pry the bezel from the courtesy and reading lamp/sunroof switch assembly.
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  3. Remove the screw which secures the courtesy and reading lamp/sunroof switch assembly to the roof.
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  5. Disconnect the courtesy and reading lamp/sunroof switch assembly electrical connector.
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  7. Remove the courtesy and reading lamp/sunroof switch assembly from the vehicle
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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