I like that link. It doesn't look quite like the one I used to fix my
sunroof, but it has all of the information needed. The only thing I have to
say about the write-up is that he (Karl) makes reference to some torxs
screws that are a bit of a PIA to get to. I don't recall having any problems
because I could get to those screws with the top tilted up and the inner
panel pushed back.
TO THE Original Poster
I suspect your problem is really the levers and linkages that operate the
roof, not an errant bolt.
Having said that, at the rear of the panel there is a mechanism that
operates as a water channel -- or something to that effect -- that can get
trapped on the inner panel. If you can get your roof to tilt up, you will be
able to see parts that can get on the wrong side of each other. The three
17mm nuts that are exposed in the tilt mode are key to getting your roof
back on track, no pun intended.
On Wed, 04 Jul 2007 15:59:21 GMT, "Jeff Strickland"
Me too, I looked at buying an E36 that had some sunroof trouble a
while ago, googled for info, saw that link and added it to my
bookmarks. I knew it would be useful one day, even though I eventually
didn't buy the car.
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