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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:21 pm    Post subject: 996.2 Sunroof problem Reply with quote

I have a 2002 C4S with a sunroof. It began jamming and stopping so I took out the entire assembly, removed the motor and used my battery drill to run the sunroof open and closed. I could hear the load coming on the drill during the mid open position and therefore the problem seems to be with the assembly rather than my motor. I searched the web for solutions only to find that my symptoms were not limited to just my car, there are many late 996s and 997s out there (my assembly is a 997 P/N introduced on the 996.2) with the same problem.

I lubed up the cables and runners but it didn't improve it.

Many seem to solve it by installing a new motor, but in many cases it doesn’t solve the problem.

I am happy to strip apart my frame and cables to see if I can find a problem but it leaves the car unusable and it doesn’t look like sub assembly parts are available anyway.

So my question is – Are there any 996.2/997.1 sunroof fixing specialist on here, or has anyone been brave enough to strip their assembly apart for an autopsy, or does anyone have a spare sunroof frame assembly sitting in their garage that they are willing to donate in the interests of science, or sell for a small fee?

2002 Seal Grey C4S

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like you're having a sunroofnightmare Grin

I am sure Cheshire removed his sunroof recently, do a quick search, it was not long ago Thumb
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