Sunroof Not Moving?

We have resources to help you fix both power and manual sunroofs yourself

If your 1986 to 1995 power tilting sunroof is not working properly, Kent shares some things you will want to check first. This is only an introduction to multiple problems you might encounter.

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Problem & Solution

Common among these chassis:


He then explains some of the challenges you will be faced with trying to get to the the sunroof tilting mechanism. A very detailed 5 part video series on troubleshooting, servicing and repairing Mercedes power tilting sunroofs that Kent filmed is available. We also have full step-by-step sunroof video troubleshooting and repair manuals available.

This applies to the 1986 to 1991 W126 chassis 300SDL 420SE/L 300SE/L 560SEL 300SE, 300SEL, 560SEC, 201 Chassis 190E and 190D 1987 to 1993 and 124 Chassis 260E 300E 300D 300TD 300TE 300CE E320, 400E, E420 and E300D 1986 to 1995.