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Old 07-28-2003, 11:43 AM
Jim B+
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W123 sedan sunroof seems "off the track,"

won't close all the way or open; seems "crooked."

Motor runs...any ideas out there?
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Old 07-28-2003, 06:56 PM
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Don't see how it can be crooked unless you have a broken or missing rail. First i'd remove the rails and lube with a silicone paste. Be careful to only remove phillip screws. If you remove the screw that requires a straight slot screwdriver, you're in trouble. While the rails are off check the little plastic sliders. If worn badly, replace. If all that fails, tighten the clutch about 3/4 of a turn. Hopefully there is no problem with the telex cable. They seldom fail, but if yours did, you are in deep doodoo. God luck.

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Old 07-29-2003, 03:34 AM
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Don't force-break the cable else your in deep s.
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