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Posts posted by geotech1

  1. I have to help by pushing on the sunroof as it's closing or else it will reopen about 50% of the time. I've had the track out and cleaned and lubed everything. Removing the track is not that hard. I feel that my motor is starting to go south and drawing too many amps causing the safety circuitry to kick in and reopen it some.

    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. 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?



  4. Hi Loren,

    I also need a radio code for a '99 C4 that I picked up last Sept.

    Here are the details:


    Type 4462

    S/N Y5054046

    Thanks for the help,


    Try 8791



    If you have not already read this FAQ - please do so...


    I tried 8791, 8789, and 8790, then 8792 after lock out timeout - no luck. Any other thoughts?

    Thanks again,


    Did you read the FAQ?

    I'm sorry Loren, I had failed to read it all. 8793 works. I owe you one...



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