How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Adam Your Own Question
Adam
Adam, BMW Technician
Category: BMW
Satisfied Customers: 86
Experience:  BMW master tech,ASE certified master tech,Associates in automotive technology,BMW ACT winner
17515767
Type Your BMW Question Here...
Adam is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Bmw x3: the sunroof from the popped position, the left corner does

This answer was rated:

my bmw x3 is having a problem with the sunroof. when attempting to close the sunroof from the "popped position", the left corner does not close. there is a part that is not moving. can you help?
I am assuming your X3 has a panoramic sunroof,(a front and rear pane of glass)? Is it the left rear corner of the rear pane of glass?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
rear left is not closing. yes it is a panoramic sunroof.
If the vehicle is still under the original factory warranty ,(5 yrs 50,000m), or CPO coverage, definitely take it to a dealer for repairs! If it's not the most common issue is a guide piece that brakes in the area that it is stuck. This is not something that can be replaced easily. You can get a repair kit for the rear glass section but the entire sunroof should be removed from the car to install the new pieces. I highly recommend taking it to a dealer for the repair. If it's not repaired correctly and the entire unit needs to be replaced it can be a few thousand dollars. I can't be sure with out seeing it but if it's the problem i'm familiar with the parts and repair time at a dealer may run in the $1,000 range. If you just need to get it shut you can usually tap the black plastic guide that is stuck and get it to move. Place a screwdriver or like tool at the bottom of the guide piece and tap the butt of the screwdriver with your other hand in the direction it should be moving. If it doesn't seem like it wants to move don't force it too hard and take it to the dealer.
Adam and 2 other BMW Specialists are ready to help you

Related BMW Questions