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Old 11-08-2011, 10:25 AM
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good job!

This post saved me $260+ from the dealership to have it fixed! Thanks for sharing your detailed work for the sunroof man!
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Old 11-10-2011, 01:12 PM
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No Problem! Glad it helped!
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:14 PM
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Hey Chris, thank you for the sunroof DIY, it saved me mula
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:44 PM
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Thanks for sunsadediy! Fixed my problem in 15 minutes!!!
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Old 08-24-2013, 04:24 PM
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This is a great thread! Thank you for putting the DIY together for this!
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Old 12-01-2013, 12:07 PM
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do all cars have a "driver" i have an 05 330i and my sunroof rattles when i try and open it the shade doesn't close all the way either and no clips are broken what i do notice is that the passengers sliding tab doesn't move. i have no problem sliding the drivers side back and forth
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Old 12-01-2013, 03:10 PM
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do all cars have a "driver" i have an 05 330i and my sunroof rattles when i try and open it the shade doesn't close all the way either and no clips are broken what i do notice is that the passengers sliding tab doesn't move. i have no problem sliding the drivers side back and forth
maybe you shade doesn't close all the way because the glass is sitting to low, readjust the glass to a higher height, unscrew the lid retaining screws, push the glass up, then tighten the screws and see if you can close the shade
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Old 12-01-2013, 03:16 PM
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hey thanks for the reply i failed to find out what is keeping the passengers tab from sliding back and forth, as a result the window is piped out just a bit but when i put the shade back on it worked fine x)
i guess thats a plus haha
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:09 PM
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hey thanks for the reply i failed to find out what is keeping the passengers tab from sliding back and forth, as a result the window is piped out just a bit but when i put the shade back on it worked fine x)
i guess thats a plus haha
That's definitely a plus... Lol... Glad u fixed it
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:16 PM
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Great thread - the DIY was accurate and it's an easy job. Thanks for saving me a trip to the dealer!
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:35 AM
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I have a 2006 BMW 330i, the information was helpful I took of the sunroof glass but when I was going to remove shade the clips are different they don't have screws, do you know how can I remove them?

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Old 11-18-2014, 03:00 AM
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How exactly did u achieve that? There is a tab that automatically pulls the sunshade back when you open the glass? Seems to me that holding it shut would break something?

My problem right now is the Driver; the metal that holds the plastic driver in place is bent. I just don't see how to bend it back in place...
I have the same problem and my plastic driver part is missing also. It fell back into my headliner bowels I'd imagine.
Can that plastic piece or the driver be bought separately? And how would you get the old driver out and the new one back into place?
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Old 06-04-2018, 01:45 AM
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Very nice DIY. But the glass does not have to be removed in order to remove the shade. All you have to do is just hold the shade closed as you fully open the roof. The shade will be then be exposed and you can lift it out.

SO HOW DO I REATTCH THE SUNSHADE TO THE GLASS.... SO THEY BOTH SLIDE BACK IN UNISON IF THE SHADE IS CLOSED AND GLASS IS BACK?
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Old 06-04-2018, 01:54 AM
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GREAT post!
My sunshade will not move back with the upper glass... the inside stays closed while the outer glass opens. What in your opinion could be the issue?
Glass opens and closes fine, sunshade (manually) opens and closes fine.
What will I need to look for when I open the sunroof and the sunshade from outside the car?
Does it sound like I'll need to remove the glass?
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Like many others, I've had problems with the sunroof shade on my 330. It was not sliding properly and was binding up when I operated the sunroof. There are four "clips" that attach the shade to the slider mechanism that are notoriously poorly designed. It doesn't take much to break them.

I put together a quick Sunroof Clip DIY (with pictures) describing how to replace these clips.

When I did this repair I found that none of my clips had actually broken. In my case, one of the clips on the right side, had popped out of the slot in the sliding member and it was causing the shade to bind up when the sunroof was opened/closed.

Now that I've had it apart, I'm certain that I'd be able to replace them if/when my clips break.

Enjoy.
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