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Old 05-12-2001, 07:57 AM
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The sunroof on my 1987 190E 2.6 opens fine, but when I try to close it, the wind deflector (the grey thing on the leading edge of the sunroof) doesn't automatically lower. The sunroof just hits it. I have to use some pretty fine hand eye coordination to hold it down and move my finger just in time so I don't get my finger caught. Does it sound like somethign needs to be lbed or replaced? TIA
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Old 05-12-2001, 08:31 AM
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Try pushing down on the stainless steel "ramps" on each side of the deflector, see if the deflector is reacting to pushing down. There are a few possibilities. If the deflector doesn't respond to the push-test, either the deflector or the ramps are broken. Gets pretty involved explaining how to replace the deflector. If the deflector responds to the push-test, either the deflector needs adjustment (if when closing the roof the deflector closes a little, but not enough, it's probably in need of adjustment)OR the part on the roof that pushed on the ramps are broken or worn out......Gilly
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