Major Sunroof Problems. - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Exterior > First Generation MINI Exterior


First Generation MINI Exterior
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
First Generation MINI Exterior 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Panoramic Sunroofs Issues, Queries, Problems etc LadyUK Second Generation MINI Cooper S 0 Nov 15th, 2013 03:43 PM
cooper s sidewalk problems debbiecoopers07 Welcome New Members 2 Feb 16th, 2013 07:08 AM
Annoying electrical problems HELP!!!! luckerww Maintenance & MINI Care 3 Oct 21st, 2012 09:56 PM
Multiple problems - linked? - D-bus? help required. KLF23 First Generation MINI Cooper 2 Oct 9th, 2012 07:04 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Apr 12th, 2010, 01:07 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 23
Local Time: 05:32 AM
United Kingdom
Major Sunroof Problems.

Hi Guys,

This is my first post and am hoping someone can give me some advice etc.

I have a 2002 Cooper S and 2 days ago I opened my sunroof for the first time this year (i did open/close it briefly to make sure it was all in order a few weeks ago when it stopped raining for more than 30 seconds and it was all fine besides its normal slow juddery closing) but the usage the other day was prob 15 mins or so on my quick drive home from work.

When i tried closing the sunroof it was very sluggish, juddery and slow and when it got half way it stopped and opened up again (the action of opening is fine i.e no juddering slowness etc) so i tried again. it did the same but this time it didnt even reach half way. each time i tried it went less of a distance before opening.

I looked in the manual and located the manual open/close section under my clock but it was VERY VERY difficult to move, so i left it for my dad when he returned from work.

we finally managed to close it with me holding the button and my dad very slightly putting pressure on the glass from the outside and easing it forward. The final 2 inches of closing we did manually with a lots of swearing .

I know we probably shouldnt of made it close but i had no choice to make it secure.

I am now however scared to open it.

does anyone have any ideas what could cause this and/or what the remedy is.

Thanks in advance

Amy x
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Apr 12th, 2010, 03:24 PM
still learning
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: near Glasgow
Posts: 1,257
Local Time: 05:32 AM
Scotland Male
I would guess either the tracks are dry/dirty or the motor is faulty.

I would make sure all the tracks etc are clean and then give them a spray with silicon lubricant to see if that eases the movement of the sunroof.

Iain
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Apr 15th, 2010, 07:53 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 23
Local Time: 05:32 AM
United Kingdom
thank you ill give that a go.

A
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags:



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Panoramic Sunroofs Issues, Queries, Problems etc LadyUK Second Generation MINI Cooper S 0 Nov 15th, 2013 03:43 PM
cooper s sidewalk problems debbiecoopers07 Welcome New Members 2 Feb 16th, 2013 07:08 AM
Annoying electrical problems HELP!!!! luckerww Maintenance & MINI Care 3 Oct 21st, 2012 09:56 PM
Multiple problems - linked? - D-bus? help required. KLF23 First Generation MINI Cooper 2 Oct 9th, 2012 07:04 PM

» Recent Threads
How to Retrofit the Spacesaver Spare Wheel
Dec 6th, 2011 10:40 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:25 PM
46 Replies, 29,557 Views
Trunk Handle Cover
Yesterday 02:39 AM
by iamtony
Last post by whaap
Yesterday 09:23 PM
4 Replies, 162 Views
2007 Cooper D (r56) - weird sound. Maybe clutch?
Yesterday 07:01 PM
by hyvrid
Last post by hyvrid
Yesterday 09:20 PM
2 Replies, 95 Views
Facelift ('05) Confusion
Yesterday 05:26 PM
by Triang
Last post by JohnnyC
Yesterday 08:58 PM
6 Replies, 154 Views
2007 Cooper D (r56) - How to look after her and what to look for when buying
Apr 15th, 2014 01:10 PM
by hyvrid
Last post by hyvrid
Yesterday 08:11 PM
7 Replies, 430 Views
O2 sensors in exhaust
Apr 18th, 2014 06:03 PM
Last post by Invernessguy
Yesterday 07:22 PM
4 Replies, 243 Views
Mini One dipstick
Apr 14th, 2014 04:22 PM
by pooz23
Last post by drozd
Yesterday 07:06 PM
6 Replies, 284 Views
High Mileage 152k miles - Mini One 04 plate
Jan 31st, 2014 09:43 AM
by raym
Last post by Triang
Yesterday 05:46 PM
8 Replies, 1,425 Views
Facelift One ('05) Confusion...may have posted in wrong place sorry!
Yesterday 05:37 PM
by Triang
Last post by Triang
Yesterday 05:37 PM
0 Replies, 148 Views
Mini Identification
Yesterday 10:23 AM
Last post by subframe
Yesterday 05:21 PM
8 Replies, 187 Views
Roof Rack
Yesterday 03:17 PM
by vnutz
Last post by vnutz
Yesterday 03:17 PM
0 Replies, 94 Views
Will this rear bike rack work on the Clubman?
Jun 6th, 2011 10:18 PM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:40 AM
4 Replies, 4,048 Views
Mini Cooper S Rebuild
Apr 18th, 2014 07:49 AM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:39 AM
1 Replies, 197 Views
R52 A pillar interior trim removal
Apr 18th, 2014 08:11 AM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:39 AM
4 Replies, 228 Views
can anybody tell me what this is
Apr 15th, 2014 08:02 PM
by Jon g
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:38 AM
2 Replies, 316 Views
MINI of Burlington
Mar 30th, 2014 08:59 PM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:37 AM
1 Replies, 316 Views
Just bought mini what extras do I need to tell insurance about
Mar 19th, 2014 03:51 PM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:36 AM
8 Replies, 760 Views
Cup holder inserts
Apr 18th, 2014 06:23 PM
Last post by tina
Yesterday 07:35 AM
5 Replies, 264 Views
Should i buy a Mini Cooper r50
Feb 14th, 2012 01:09 AM
by MENESS
Last post by Milpol
Yesterday 12:58 AM
13 Replies, 7,997 Views
Replacement driver side door handle **new member**
Apr 14th, 2014 10:32 PM
Last post by The Nun
Apr 19th, 2014 06:43 PM
3 Replies, 295 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:32 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2