How to Manually Close the Sunroof in Vehicles

by Contributing Writer; Updated June 12, 2017

The Vehicles is available with several different cab and bed options as well as your choice of two- or four-wheel drive. Standard features include Vehicles sway control, easy fuel capless fuel filler and power-adjustable pedals. The power sunroof is only available on the higher-end models such as the SVT Raptor and Harley-Davidson.

Under The Hood:

 How to Manually Close the Sunroof in a C-Class

Remove the lens on the overhead light by prying it off with a screwdriver.

Slide the locking tabs towards the windshield and pull down on the housing to remove the inside of the roof light assembly. Leave the wiring connected.

Insert the S shaped Allen wrench supplied with the vehicle into the left side motor hole.

Turn the crank clockwise to close the sunroof.

Items you will need

  • Flat tip screwdriver

 How to Manually Close the Sunroof on a Toyota Solara

Remove the Solar's headliner by first removing the sun visors using a Phillips screwdriver. Place the screws in a safe place where you can find them later.

Remove the plastic trim pieces and handles that line the interior using your hands or by prying them gently with a flathead screwdriver until the sunroof motor is exposed.

Unplug any electrical wiring.

Find the connector for the sunroof's motor.

Insert your allen wrench.

Turn your allen wrench clockwise until the sunroof is closed and secure.

Items you will need

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Flathead screwdriver

  • Allen wrench

 How to Manually Close the Sunroof in a Ford F-150

Removing the Headliner

Remove the dome light cover by inserting a flathead screwdriver under the edge and prying it away from the light. Set it aside.

Remove the screws that hold the base of the dome light with a Phillips screwdriver.

Pull the dome light fixture down. Unplug any electrical connections.

Remove the grab handles using a ratchet and socket.

Unscrew the plastic runners that hold the headliner in place.

Loosen the headliner by gently pulling down on the edges until the sunroof motor is exposed.

Closing the Sunroof

Locate the connector for the sunroof motor.

Insert the Allen wrench.

Turn the Allen wrench clockwise until the sunroof is completely closed.

Items you will need

  • Flat-head screwdriver

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Ratchet and socket set

  • Allen wrench

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