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Old 12-27-2004, 08:58 PM   #1
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Sunroof Headliner busted

Hi Guys,

I have a 99 323i and the sunroof headliner has come off it's tracks. Has anyone had this happen to them and what was the fix? The dealership is telling me that they will need to replace the entire sunroof cassette, which I think is total BS. The cost? $1800 CDN with taxes and labour. I did find out that there is a sunroof headliner repair kit. Does anyone have any experience with this and if so, who did you work (I'm looking for someone in the Greater Toronto Area to get this done).

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Old 12-27-2004, 10:53 PM   #2
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my sunroof wasnt working.. they replaced the whole track thingie.. it was very expesnive, of course, it was under warranty for me
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Old 12-30-2004, 05:16 PM   #3
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I had the same problem. The dealership replaced the whole thing. Under warranty of course!
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Old 01-04-2005, 02:18 PM   #4
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Just the sliding headliner panel is busted/stiff/off it's tracks?

You probably just need these then:

54 13 8 246 027 x2 - $7.84ea
54 13 8 246 025 x2 - $11.00ea
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Old 01-04-2005, 02:28 PM   #5
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Numbers 16 and 17.



Open your sunroof all the way and then close the headliner panel. Look from the top and you'll see these sliding pieces. Is this what's causing the problem?
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Old 01-04-2005, 08:24 PM   #6
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Yup - Those clips broke a while ago and now it won't slide properly.

Now if I could only find someone who could fix it a reasonable rate, I'd be really happy.
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Old 01-05-2005, 07:41 AM   #7
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16 is held it with two screws - 17 just clips in. You can do it yourself.
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Old 01-05-2005, 06:06 PM   #8
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The headliner panel is catching the sunroof so when I try to open it up, it just stops.

Can't seem to get the headliner out with the sunroof open... don't want to risk breaking it any further...

Idea's?

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Old 01-19-2005, 01:17 PM   #9
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Allright, I was looking for the fix and finally found it. For the cost of those clips, I am willing to give it a shot. When it is done I will let you all know how it turned out.
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Old 02-02-2005, 08:19 PM   #10
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Allright, I was looking for the fix and finally found it. For the cost of those clips, I am willing to give it a shot. When it is done I will let you all know how it turned out.

So did you try it? Were you able to fix it?

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Old 02-04-2005, 07:40 AM   #11
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I will be working on it when I return from a two week carribean cruise I am on right now (13 Feb 05).
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Old 02-04-2005, 12:25 PM   #12
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I will be working on it when I return from a two week carribean cruise I am on right now (13 Feb 05).
Well, LA DI DA j/k

Don't drink too much!

I wish I was on one right now! TTY when you get back

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Old 02-04-2005, 04:46 PM   #13
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Hi Guys,

I have a 99 323i and the sunroof headliner has come off it's tracks. Has anyone had this happen to them and what was the fix? The dealership is telling me that they will need to replace the entire sunroof cassette, which I think is total BS. The cost? $1800 CDN with taxes and labour.
Damn... i got the same problem, going to get it fixed in spring... Let me know if you find someone earlier that will fix it at a good rate.
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Old 05-04-2005, 10:04 PM   #14
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Old 05-04-2005, 10:07 PM   #15
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Hows this going guys?
Nothing from what I can see - I haven't been able to find a cheap soltuion - Anyone else?

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