New To The Forums, Need Help With Sunroof - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-10-2005, 07:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
drifts14x's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Car:
Posts: 111
Photos:
drifts14x is an unknown quantity at this point
Hey there everybody, this is my first post on the BMW forums. I have a 1992 BMW 525i wagon, the E34, and it is a great car, smooth driving, just what I was looking for. Problem: the electric power sliding sunroof does not work. Where do I begin, is this something I can fix myself, or do I have to go to the stealership for this work? FYI, I have a 1992 Nissan 240SX that I have done a Silvia Conversion to, custom turbo kit, full suspension work, so DIY jobs are not beyond me in most cases. Please give me a good idea as to where I should start, if this is a common problem, all the better. Thanks again, I look forward to posting more often.
__________________
My Cars:
*SOLD*
1992 Nissan 240SX
Full Suspension Work(Shocks,Springs, Subframe Spacers, JDM Sway Bars, etc)
Silvia Headlight Conversion
Watanabe RS-8 Wheels
198k and still going strong
See it at <a href='http://www.cardomain.com/id/s13driftx' target='_blank'>My Cardomain Page</a>

*Still Rockin*
1992 E34 BMW 525i Wagon
AC Schnitzer Performance Chip
172k Miles

<img src='http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?act=Attach&amp;type=post&amp;id=19233.jp g' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
Rockin the High Mileage Performance
drifts14x is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-10-2005, 12:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
drifts14x's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Car:
Posts: 111
Photos:
drifts14x is an unknown quantity at this point
Bump, I know somebody has to know something about this, please help me out.
__________________
My Cars:
*SOLD*
1992 Nissan 240SX
Full Suspension Work(Shocks,Springs, Subframe Spacers, JDM Sway Bars, etc)
Silvia Headlight Conversion
Watanabe RS-8 Wheels
198k and still going strong
See it at <a href='http://www.cardomain.com/id/s13driftx' target='_blank'>My Cardomain Page</a>

*Still Rockin*
1992 E34 BMW 525i Wagon
AC Schnitzer Performance Chip
172k Miles

<img src='http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?act=Attach&amp;type=post&amp;id=19233.jp g' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
Rockin the High Mileage Performance
drifts14x is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2005, 04:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Dirty_Tool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Car:
Posts: 1,052
Photos:
Dirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond reputeDirty_Tool has a reputation beyond repute
Those sunroofs can be a nightmare. not a DIY job in my opinion. Take it to a pro who really knows those roofs otherwise you risk doing more harm than good.

DT
__________________
DT




Dirty_Tool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2005, 04:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
billB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: New Jersey
Car:
Posts: 1,635
Photos:
billB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to billB
drifts 14 to our forum
When pressing (in/forward/backward) at the sunroof button do hear anything? In your manual there is a basic procedure to RESET the roof that is by PRESSING IN the button and hold it for a while then you'll hear a click..the system has been reset...cost nothing and worth trying 1st! of course the above assumes good motor/ button/connections/tracks etc..
good luck
regards
billb
billB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2005, 12:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
drifts14x's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Car:
Posts: 111
Photos:
drifts14x is an unknown quantity at this point
Thank you so much guys, I haven't gotten to try this out on my car yet (getting new tires today), but I'm glad that you all responded. I thank you for welcoming me to the forum.
__________________
My Cars:
*SOLD*
1992 Nissan 240SX
Full Suspension Work(Shocks,Springs, Subframe Spacers, JDM Sway Bars, etc)
Silvia Headlight Conversion
Watanabe RS-8 Wheels
198k and still going strong
See it at <a href='http://www.cardomain.com/id/s13driftx' target='_blank'>My Cardomain Page</a>

*Still Rockin*
1992 E34 BMW 525i Wagon
AC Schnitzer Performance Chip
172k Miles

<img src='http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?act=Attach&amp;type=post&amp;id=19233.jp g' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
Rockin the High Mileage Performance
drifts14x is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


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

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
Sunroof Noises Caused By Vibration. victorgallas 3-Series (E36) 0 01-20-2005 03:27 PM
sunroof problem? help!!! pherbolario 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 4 12-30-2004 05:57 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:58 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.