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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mitsubishi
Satisfied Customers: 22274
Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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The Sunroof isn't moving, the fuse is good, the motor sounds

Customer Question

Hi The Sunroof isn't moving, the fuse is good, the motor sounds when i press the switch what should i check/do?
JA: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: outlander 2006
JA: Are you fixing your Outlander yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes tried the safety reset and checked fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If you do hear the motor running then the issue is a mechanical failure of either the motor, guides or cables. It's going to take some disassembly to diagnose and repair the issue. The headliner and sunroof assembly will likely need to be removed for repair.

Were there any problems leading up to it stopping? Was it forced or otherwise damaged?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I believe it just stopped moving, I can't see any damage
Are special tools needed to remove the headliner and assembly?
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

No special tools would be needed for the repair.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is there a special order in which to do things?
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

This is a 2006 Mitsubishi Outlander?