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Pelican Technical Article:

911 Sunroof Repair


3-4 hours






Metric socket and metric wrench set, flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, shop rags, Sharkhide metal cleaner, 3M Super Weatherstrip 800001

Applicable Models:

Porsche 911 (1965-66)
Porsche 911 Carrera (1976-83)
Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe (1975, 1984-89)
Porsche 911S Coupe (1975-77)
Porsche 911SC Coupe (1978-83)
Porsche 912 (1965-66)
Porsche 912E (1976)

Parts Required:

Sunroof seal, sunroof seal long section, sunroof seal short section, sunroof rubber clutch, sunroof cable (left), sunroof cable (right), sunroof motor, etc. (depending upon what is broken and needs replacing)

Performance Gain:

A sunroof that opens and closes quietly and quickly with the push of a button

Complementary Modification:

Replace the roof headliner
Porsche sunroofs are one of the most confusing items if you've never worked on one before.  With so much of the mechanism hidden away, it's difficult to figure out what is wrong with the roof. A hesitancy to disturb the headliner, combined with a lack of public knowledge on how to make repairs, has left many sunroofs inoperable.

In reality, the sunroof is quite simple and very easy to repair. The sunroof motor drives two cables that move the roof forwards and backwards in a track mounted to the car.  The primary problems with the sunroof involve the cables breaking or the roof leaking. This project will go over the details associated with complete sunroof removal and renewal of the cables, the motor, and the sunroof seals.

(Figure 1) shows some of the pieces that you need to effectively repair and renew most sunroofs.  The velvet/felt seal around the outer edge mounts to the inside edge of the chassis in the front and sides of the sunroof opening. Moving inwards in the photo, is the sunroof cable and transport mechanism (left and right required). The cable and the mechanism are integrated so that they have to be replaced at the same time.  Inside the inner circle is the rear sunroof seal (at top), the rear sunroof guide with plastic insert (left, two required), a front lifting pad (center, four required), and the small triangular plastic lift piece that helps push the sunroof into its home position when closed (right, two required).  Not shown is the rear flat rubber seal that mates the rear of the sunroof to the car.

The first step in repair is to gain access to the sunroof motor. The coupe cars have a zipper that runs along the WIDTH of the headliner in the rear of the car. The sunroof motor is located near the rear of the car, and can be reached by unzipping the headliner, and removing some of the sound deadening panels (shown in Figure 2). Be careful unzipping the headliner, as the fabric can get old and may rip when you pull on it. Also be careful with the foam insulation that is attached to the panels that cover the motor. The spongy material has a tendency to break down and flake off after many years of aging. Remove the panels, and above them you will see the sunroof motor and transport mechanism. Be careful removing these panels, as the foam is sometimes quite old, and can easily flake off.
Once you have the panels removed, you can clearly see the sunroof motor and its mechanism. In order to remove and install the new cables, the motor mechanism must be disconnected. Release the mechanism from the sunroof cables by removing the two screws that hold it to the motor bracket.  The mechanism should remain attached to the sunroof motor, and can hang by the small flexible coupler that connects it to the motor. The edge of the cables should be clearly visible, where the gear mates to them, as shown in (Figure 3). Now that the cables are loose, the sunroof should be able to be removed.
Proceed to the front of the passenger compartment, and examine the headliner that is installed into the sunroof.  This headliner piece is simply pressed into place by spring clips, and covers all the mounting hardware for the sunroof. Remove this sunroof headliner by pulling down on the edges of this piece.  Grab an edge and pull downward, and the metal snaps should disengage. (Figure 4) shows this procedure. Remember to only pull down on the piece that is attached to the sunroof, and be careful not to damage the rest of your headliner.  After you   get a good grip on this sunroof headliner piece, it should simply pop out of the sunroof.  The clips that hold it in place are similar in principle to the ones that hold the door panel to the door. If you need to slide open the roof a bit to gain more leverage, you should be able to push it now that the cables are disconnected.

Once this headliner piece is loose, slide it back towards the rear of the car.  At this point, the attachment points for the sunroof should be clearly visible. On each side, there is a guide piece attached to the sunroof towards the rear of the car, and also a guide piece that is attached to the sunroof cable. Remove the bolts that attach the sunroof at these four points, and the sunroof should be able to be easily lifted out.  Make sure that you place the roof in a safe location. 
Once you have the roof removed, it should be apparent how the track assembly works. The cable is attached to a guide that runs inside the aluminum channel.  The motor pushes this guide forwards and backwards to open and close the sunroof.  At this point, it's advisable to completely remove all of the aluminum channels from the top of the sunroof and clean them. The air deflector plates at the front of the sunroof should also be cleaned (Figure 5). In order to install the new cables and travel mechanism, you need to remove the channel that holds it in place.  Simply unscrew the main aluminum channel and any others that may  block it from the sunroof top, as shown in (Figure 6). Pull out the old cable and mechanism.  Make sure that you clean the channels completely prior to their reinstallation.

Again, make sure that you remove and clean all inner sections of the track and also the air deflector plates.  It's quite common for these areas to become dirty and sticky, which then stresses the sunroof cables. I don't recommend using any grease in the sunroof mechanism for a couple of reasons. The heat from the sun has a tendency to melt the grease and make it drip inside the car. Also the grease attracts dirt and debris that will stick to it. The sunroof channels will be open to the air and wind when you are driving along; dirt and debris will find its way in there.

On the roof itself, you will want to replace the two rear channel guides that have plastic inserts, and also the small triangular shaped plastic pieces that help to lift the roof up into its closed position (Figure 8). Also replace the small plastic lift pieces if they are worn (Figure 9) In addition, I recommend replacing the sunroof seals.

New sunroof seals help finish the job correctly. There are a total of three seals, two that go on the sunroof and one that goes on the body. The right side of this picture shows the seal that is mounted to the sunroof.  This seal is glued onto the roof itself and winds it's way around three-quarters of the roof, ending where the white arrow indicates in (Figure 10).  At the rear section of the roof, a similar seal is glued to the roof itself, as shown on the left by the green arrow.  This seal must line up perfectly with the one on the body when the roof is closed.  When cutting and gluing these seals, make sure that you line them up carefully.  Finally the rear sunroof seal, shown by the yellow arrow is a rubber seal that is glued on the rear flat-portion of the sunroof, as shown in (Figure 11).

With the aluminum guide channels removed, carefully place the sunroof seal onto the body and glue it in place using 3M Super Weatherstrip 80001 (see Figure 12). On the sunroof, glue the rear strip and the remainder of the sunroof seal to the roof itself. Refer to the photo accompanying this project for a clearer understanding.

After the seals have been replaced and the guide rails installed, the roof can then be reinstalled back into the car. Make sure that the rear guides are fed into the sunroof channel, and the front of the roof is mounted to the guides that are attached to the sunroof cables. The HEIGHT of the sunroof can be adjusted by rotating the small nuts that are located under the front channel guides, while the fastening screws are loose. These guides also lock in the left/right position of the roof as well. The rear HEIGHT of the roof can be adjusted by altering the location of the screws that mount the rear guides.

A little-known fact is that Porsche is no longer supplying the original sunroof cable assemblies for the pre-1989 cars. The only new ones available are the ones for the 964 series (1989 C4 and later cars PN: 964-564-241-00), and need to be modified to fit into the earlier cars. There are two modifications that need to be made. Firstly, there is a felt strip that is wound around the cables, presumably to clean dirt out of the tracks.  This felt makes the cable stick on the early cars, and needs to be removed. Using a small pick, carefully remove the felt from around the cable. If it comes off in one piece--you're lucky. Most of the time it will require some effort to get all of the felt off.

In addition to the removal of the felt, you also need to grind down the edges of the guide piece attached to the end of the cable. On the 964 cars, Porsche enlarged the diameter of the sunroof cable guides (the long pieces that run the length of the car). As a result, the guide piece for the 964 cable will not fit into the guide for the pre-1989 cars.  You need to file down both the top and bottom edges of the guide piece on the cable until it fits smoothly into your sunroof guide.  An alternative would be to upgrade to the later-style 964 guide pieces, but these are rather expensive to replace.

Another curious fact worth noting is that the sunroof cables are not symmetrical.  If you look at the replacement left and right cables, you would normally think that the part was incorrectly manufactured. However, this is not the case. Compare the new cables to the older ones, and it should become apparent how they fit into the guides.

Once the roof is installed and properly adjusted in place, reconnect the motor to the cables. Simply bolt together the drive mechanism--there shouldn't be any adjustment involved. Test the sunroof motor for proper operation. If all goes well, then reinstall the soundproofing material, zip up your headliner, and dig out the suntan lotion.

This technical article is brought to you by Pelican Parts, which depends upon your business and support in order to maintain this huge website. We appreciate your support and business whenever possible. The Sunroof repair pieces can be ordered on-line from our on-line catalog. Your support and feedback are appreciated.

This technical article is one of many that are featured in the book, 101 Projects for the Porsche 911. See for more details.
Replacement Sunroof Parts
Figure 1

Replacement Sunroof Parts

Sunroof Motor
Figure 2

Sunroof Motor

Cable Mechanism
Figure 3

Cable Mechanism

Pulling Back Headliner
Figure 4

Pulling Back Headliner

Sunroof Channels
Figure 5

Sunroof Channels

Sunroof Channels
Figure 6

Sunroof Channels

Sunroof Seal on Body
Figure 7

Sunroof Seal on Body

3M Super Weatherstrip 80001
Figure 8

3M Super Weatherstrip 80001

Sunroof Seal on Sunroof
Figure 9

Sunroof Seal on Sunroof

Sunroof Seal on Body
Figure 10

Sunroof Seal on Body

Sunroof Seal on Sunroof
Figure 11

Sunroof Seal on Sunroof

3M Super Weatherstrip 80001
Figure 12

3M Super Weatherstrip 80001

Comments and Suggestions:
Rich2007 Comments: Thanks Nick but I've already done that as in your directions; I simply can't slide the roof back manually because there must be a mechanism that holds it tightly shut that needs to be released.
How do you get the rear of the panel to drop so that it can be slid back?
July 14, 2017
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Remove the motor and push it back by hand. You may have to manually open and push at same time. SOunds like something is jammed up, so be prepared for more broken parts. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Rich2017 Comments: My Carerra 3.2 1989 sunroof is fully closed but won't open. I can hear the motor run which stops at the end of each travel but the roof doesn't move.
I have disconnected the motor and tried to open manually but it won't move.
How do I get the back to drop below the roof so that it can slide backwards?
July 11, 2017
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will have to remove the panel to access the drive and cables. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
frankfurt-Oder Comments: Regards for all your efforts that you have put in this. Very interesting information.
May 10, 2017
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback. Glad we could help.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
Dom Comments: My sunroof opens and would mechanically close without problem, however the wind flap does not retract when the sunroof is trying to return to the closed position and stays sticking up, blocking the roof return. I managed to get it closed by physically holding it down while someone else operated the closure button mind your fingers!! any suggestions?
March 19, 2017
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like the two little arms at the wind deflector are broken or detached from the wind deflector. Open the roof and make sure they are connected to the air deflector flap. - Casey at Pelican Parts  
benzitch Comments: Is there a manual override, for closing and opening the sunroof?

1975 911S
January 18, 2017
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: There should be a manual crank that goes into the motor drive. Remove the motor cover and check for an Allen of hex turning point. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Lars Comments: The sunroof of my -88 Carrera suddenly stopped at about 2" open and would not go further, but could be closed again. I was able to dismantle it thanks to your excellent advice, but made one mistake that might cost me some time in reassembly. The front supports are attached by 2 bolts each plus a plate wedging the supports to the sunroof, but the supports are in turn screwed on to the sliders. I mistakenly removed these screws, but later discovered them to constitute the height adjustment for the front of the sunroof, so I will have to do some adjustments in re-assembly. Shouldn't be too hard though, but others be warned.

The broken part was one of the small nylon inserts that are attached as slides at the front of the sunroof itself. These go over the pressed edge of the sunroof tray, and prevents it from snagging on the rails when opened. One had cracked and the front part was missing, causing the jab. I was able to get new ones ordered from the local Porsche dealer I'm in Sweden for a very reasonable price, so sorry, no business for you but kudos for a very informative web page.
October 17, 2016
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: When you get the panel back in, adjust the height so it is about a business card lower than the roof, this will keep wind noise to a minimum.

Thanks for sharing your installation process and experience. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
Paul Comments: Hi ok for fitting .But what about the electrical side,re the wiring route from the sunroof I assume it goes down one of the windscreen pillars??I am guilty of removing the whole alarm/immobilizer,now no sunroof!.If I can trace the wires, I could probably get it working again.
July 18, 2016
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: You'll need a vehicle diagram to locate the right wires. I don't have one for your vehicle to share. Possible you simply disconnected the power feed.- Nick at Pelican Parts  
j. Perrault Comments: Nick, I read in Wayne's book and in Pelican threads the felt has to be removed.
Old info ? So I'm guessing the felt intertwined cables sold currently are not the same as felt cables sold in years past ?
This is such a relief, Ive been losing my marbles. Thank you Nick.
I take it the guides still need to be modified/filled down to fit in the tracks ?
March 25, 2016
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: If it is the felt inside the cable, it should stay. Older ones may have had on outer coating. Can you share a photo? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
j. Perrault Comments: 911 SC sunroof repair. New 964 cables from Pelican.
I cannot get the felt off the new cables. Tried a pick. I dont see how people get the felt off these 964 cables.
March 24, 2016
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: The felt inside the cable? It stays there. You don't have to remove it. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Kevin Comments: sunroof headliner 2001 996 has completely disconnected from the rest of the assembly. I assume there are clips that have broken. Do you have a part number for the attachment clips?

Thank you.
March 14, 2016
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I’m not the best with part numbers.

Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need.- Nick at Pelican Parts
tom Comments: I have a 911-E, excellent directions on sun roof removal and repair. How to remove the roof headliner piece to replace headliner material? Thanks
November 25, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff:
We don't currently have that tech article. If we get a chance to perform the procedure, we will be sure to document it.

I would grab a repair manual. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs.

Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. - Nick at Pelican Parts
Six Comments: Are there instructions for a DIY reupholstery for a 1984 911 sunroof shade? I have the original leather, but it was sagging and all the interior fabric has disinigratred. Trying to keep this as original as possible, so trying to avoid just gluing stuff together. Thanks!
November 7, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: We don't currently have that tech article. If we get a chance to perform the procedure, we will be sure to document it.

I would grab a repair manual. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs.

Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. - Nick at Pelican Parts
Dave Comments: I can get the cables in, but the motor just pulls them out again. What's the best way to attach them more permanently so that the force of the motor doesn't yank them out again?
September 1, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Does everything move smooth when the motor is detached? I would guess something is binding, causing the cables to pop out. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Dave Comments: Hi, I have an '82 911SC. Paid someone a year ago to fix my sunroof, bought new cables. Now I have problems again. Figured I ought to get in there on my own this time, and did, thanks to your article! Everything seems fine except the cables have come out of their guides. I can push the cables back in, but I can't get them to stay there. I also noticed that the cables are completely covered in grease, something I noted from your article and from my Bentley manual is a no-no. Is there a good way to attach more permanently the cables to the guides? Thanks.
August 27, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: The cables won't go into the guide tubes? Can you explain how they are popping back out? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
82sportsc Comments: For early 911 sunroofs there is good articles when you google golds sunroof parts and see related items.
The reference is to. 2002 BMW with same as the early 911. He covers all aspects of the install and adjustment with good photos.
Just read this morning
August 25, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info. We appreciate it.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
911nut Comments: Hi Wayne
What year is the car in the article? As my 95 track looks nothing like yours. Mine is all black, and I like the aluminum look.
July 21, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I will see if i can find out and have that added to the article. There is a mention to pre-1989 models. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
NB Comments: "An alternative would be to upgrade to the later-style 964 guide pieces, but these are rather expensive to replace."

Unfortunately, this option is not so cut-and-dry for sunroof guide replacement. The 964 guides are longer than the pre-89 guides and won't fit with all of the front air dam pieces. Specifically, the two pieces that sit at the front corner of the roof rails. Coincidentally, these pieces are not upgradable because of the lack of an actual part number or identification in any Porsche parts diagram they do not officially exist. The solution is to either A: Use the pre-89 guides and modify the cable pieces; or B: Modify the 964 guides to fit with the pre-89 air dam.
May 14, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: 964-564-005-01-70K-OEM
Is that not what you need? - Casey at Pelican Parts
Al Comments: How do you remove the sunroof switch on a 1988 911sc
April 18, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I usually remove the gauge above the switch (I think the fuel gauge...) and carefully disconnect and pop it out. - Casey at Pelican Parts  
ACDRTY Comments: Can anyone tell me what type of glue to use to attach the felt around the top of the sunroof. Mine has come loose.
Thank you.
April 10, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Good question, I don't know. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. They can figure out what it is.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
swerveskip Comments: sorry, car is a 73T
January 3, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Ok, got it. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
swerveskip Comments: My sunroof functions, but the rear has dropped and thus there is a space between it and the rear roof panel, risking water getting in and causing wind noise. Can the rear height be adjusted without all the removal contemplated in this bulletin? thanks
January 3, 2015
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't think so. I would think something broke or is worn out, not raising it all the way. Does it feel loose in that area? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
becker - 97'C4S Comments: On a 97-993 is it possible to just take the sunroof headliner the vinyl came unglued on the corner close to the driver's door. Taking the while sunroof for this seems overkill
December 5, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I am not aware of a shortcut. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
lauris Comments: great article, would be interested in anyones comments before I tear mine apart. Car had the cables replaced a couple of years ago and was working perfectly, then car has been painted and they took out the sunroof, on its return the sunroof opens fine, but when closing it gets about hald way and jams, if I push it updards when sitting in the car it closes fine, but it doesnt sound happy, have watched it closely a few times when closing and the left hand side seems to dip down and jam and hence if you hold it up it closes. any pointers greatly appreciated,
November 23, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: You may have worn cables or gear. Inspect the motor and cables, replace what shows signs of wear. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
John Comments: Hi I have a sun roof when closing the air guide wont go down into the roof, it hits and catches on the guide. Any ideas please. Thanks
September 18, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: The levers for the guide may be broken. Look inside with the sunroof open while pressing the guide up and down, can you see any broken parts? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Rodney Comments: I have 87 911 and having issues with sunroof liner. Mechanism works fine to open/close the sunroof. The liner is getting caught jammed on the sides making it slightly difficult to open/close. Also, liner is not flat because of the issue. Kind of like a zipper getting off track. Any suggestions to fix?
July 19, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like the guides are worn. I would remove the liner to inspect them. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
albi Comments: HI, thanks for great instructions. Woould you ensure that 3M Super Weatherstrip 80001 won't damage the paint of the car melting it?
July 1, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: It is an automotive adhesive, but to be sure, I would double check with 3M. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Rasta Monsta Comments: Article fails to mention the spring-like guide pieces that snap onto the cable ends Part 964-564-241-00. These pieces are not included with new cables.
June 11, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the input on this one. We appreciate the help.
I will have it added to the parts list. - Nick at Pelican Parts
SCPatriot Comments: I have a 1990 964 C2. I just need to re glue the felt and leather fabric to the panel. I see how to disconnect the panel from the actual sliding top, but will the panel come out for the re gluing process? In your fantastic article you mearly slide it out of the way to do mechanical repairs . I'm wondering if it will come out thru the roof hole upwards or will it pivot and drop down?

May 19, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: To remove the panel, you will have to remove the entire sunroof cassette. I do not think it can come out otherwise. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Alb Comments: Hi, I need some help on a 964. I removed the sunroof for some maintance and when I put it back together one of the cable starts to move before the other one and so the roof does not move evenly.
I put the roof panel in and attached the guides and it all looks fine. Then when I open it and close it, one side doesnt close and the other side does. Any ideas? ps I did not remove the cables
April 27, 2014
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: You can try removing the drive motor, then centering the panel, then reinstalling the drive motor. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Cam Comments: I need parts for my sky top sunroof motor and control board etc. where and who would have this stuff
November 12, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. They can help you find the parts for your sunroof.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
Celio Miranda Comments: Dear Sir,

I need some parts than sunroof HOLLANDIA 300DL from Webasto. I want to send you some pictures to help, which yours e-mail?

Best Regards,

Thanks in advance for your efforts.

Celio Miranda
October 17, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. They can help you find the right part.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
osvolant Comments: I just repaired for now the sunroof on my '88 Carrera. Problem was one of the toggles on the cable mechanism was inop due to the pivot bolt falling out, not allowing the roof to close all the way.

I was able to remove the sunroof and cables without accessing the motor drive by simply running the motor forwards and pulling the cables out at the same time. Once I fixed the toggle with an M4 0.7 12mm bolt from Fastenal about 12 cents, I was able to coax the cables back into the motor by pushing them down their channel whilst bumping the motor in the "open" direction. Perhaps this worked because of wear in my drive pinion. In any event, I was happy because I have a roll bar and fixed racing seats in the car, and would've had to remove all that stuff to get to the headliner and motor.
September 16, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional Info. We appreciate it.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
bob Comments: My 05 997 has a vibration rattle from the plastic piece that runs the width of the sunroof. The piece is fixed behind the moving parts and appears to do nothing except accept the roof moving in and out. It looks like I could stop it with a small piece of rubber or putting adhesive on it so when it vibrates it wouldn't make noise. My fear is I could cause a bigger problem. Any suggestions?
August 17, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Can you share a photo of the piece that is rattling? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
zemkarlos Comments: I have been surfing online more than three hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It's pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever before. stronga href=""Orlando roofer/a/strong
August 10, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the kudos - Kerry at Pelican Parts  
Miguel Comments: I just bought a '62 356 B Porsche coupe, T6 Boyd sito original sunroof. The sunroof is not installed. Do you have any information on installation, repair and removal of this type of sunroof? Is it similarnasbthe one described in the 911 sunroof technical paper in you website. Do you have parts for this sunroof? It is the original 6 volt system. Thank you for your help
March 12, 2013
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't have any repair information to share, but our parts specialists should be able to help with finding what you need. Give them a call at 1-888-280-7799.
- Nick at Pelican Parts
Simon Comments: I have a 993 with a sunroof that - when closing, the sunroof travels too far, I imagine something has broken or worn. Anyone have any experience or ideas on this one please?
November 17, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Please see the tech article on this topic: - Nick at Pelican Parts  
COS911 Comments: I have a 95 C4, and with this instruction I do not see any information on how to remove the sound deadening pannels. In my car they have some star head bolts, but they just spin like the nut isn't fixed. Is there a trick to removing these? I need to get the sunroof out to put in a new rear felt seal. Thank you.
November 11, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: The fasteners are plastic and screw into an expanding rivet. They do have a tendency to spin when trying to remove them. You'll want to try to hold the rivet (flat washer part) still while rotating screw, then pull rivet out of panel. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
nancy Comments: I have a Carrera 4, 1985. Four months after I bought the car, one of the "springs" on the end of the car the location where the sunroof is closed all the way was broken. A paperclip was used to repair the spring and the sunroof has worked perfectly up until last week 2012. I need to fix it again myself and need some help.
September 17, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: See the tech article on this subject: - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Patrick Comments: Went to Pelican's web page and I see no 1996 993 sunroof sunroof gaskets !
August 15, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799 and they can help figure out which part or repair kit you need. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
doc grave Comments: Hello, i write you from France. I've got a Rolls Silver Shadow II with a Golde sunroof. My problem is that the sliders are off. The number engrave on it, is : " Golde 416631 " for the left, and " ...632 " for the right. Photo
Do you have any replacement parts ? at which price?
Thank you.
May 22, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: We do not supply parts for Rolls Royce cars. Sorry. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Jas Comments: I have a major leak problem.will I need to redue my whole sunroof
April 9, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: See the tech article on this topic: - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Don Comments: I have some questions about my 2005 porsche 911 turbo-S. Nothing to do with sunroofs. is this a good site for these.
Don Moffitt
February 18, 2012
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sure. What subject area and what are the questions? - Nick at Pelican Parts  
jt Comments: im looking for information on how to fix my 1996 targa roof, dealer was no help, Toronto Canada
September 16, 2011
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check out these two links and see if this is the information you want.
- Kerry at Pelican Parts
al Comments: Thank you for the excellent article about installing the sunroof. I have one question: when installing the felt gasket on the roof how much of the gasket should be above the roof? Or should it be level with the roof?
August 30, 2011
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Let just enough stick up so you can feel it. Maybe 2-3mm. This helps to reduce wind noise. - Nick at Pelican Parts  
Rando Comments: I am the happy owner of a 82 911sc sunroof coupe.
May 6, 2010
  Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the Info. We appreciate it. - Nick at Pelican Parts  

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