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Everything posted by geotech1

  1. Thanks Rick, I suppose mine could be a similar problem, although from the noise I've heard coming from the driver's side track, I think that the problem is coming from there. I did have it parked outside the night before this problem started (not typical) with the sunroof tilted. This would have exposed the track to anything blowing around. If I find anything with the inspection camera, I’ll update the post. Unfortunately, the model I ordered doesn’t record images, as the more expensive units can.
  2. I was able to close the sunroof by using the "emergency" hex wrench that's located under the overhead console. There is definitely something going on with the drivers track either foreign matter or track failure. By chance I had ordered a Milwaukee 2300-20 inspection camera last week. I should have it in a few days and will "tilt" the sunroof, and use the camera to check the track. If I can fully diagnose the problem before any disassembly, I may save myself some headaches (and $$).
  3. Do you know where I can get my hands on these pages so that I can see what I'm up against. I'm willing to try the repair myself, as long as the information is clear, and no special tools or tricks are needed.
  4. Are you familiar with disassembling the sunroof/headliner?
  5. Loren, I just noticed that I started this post in the wrong section. Should I repost under 996?
  6. Hi Loren, I tried your suggestion. No luck. The battery hasn't been disconnected for months. The sunroof has alway operated great, until today. When I atempt to close, the passenger side of the sunroof continues (briefly) to try to close when the drivers side stops. I also hear a binding/grinding noise on the drivers side track.
  7. Hello All, The sunroof on my '99 C4 just started acting up. Started to close, it went ~1/2 way, stopped, and reversed. Trying again it will move part way, but not past half closed. It appears that it's not pulling evenly - something (broken cable?) on the drivers side. Has anyone dealt with this? Is this a DIY job? Parts cost?, Shop cost? Thanks, John
  8. Try 8791 or 8789 If you have not already read this FAQ - please do so... Lost Radio Code - FAQ, PLEASE READ THIS FIRST I tried 8791, 8789, and 8790, then 8792 after lock out timeout - no luck. Any other thoughts? Thanks again, John Did you read the FAQ? I'm sorry Loren, I had failed to read it all. 8793 works. I owe you one... Cheers, John
  9. Try 8791 or 8789 If you have not already read this FAQ - please do so... Lost Radio Code - FAQ, PLEASE READ THIS FIRST I tried 8791, 8789, and 8790, then 8792 after lock out timeout - no luck. Any other thoughts? Thanks again, John
  10. Hi Loren, I also need a radio code for a '99 C4 that I picked up last Sept. Here are the details: CDR-220 Type 4462 S/N Y5054046 Thanks for the help, John
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