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Sunroof Removal and Replacemnt  - On Demand Video Manual
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Tilting Sunroof Part 1: Sunroof Panel Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. It all starts with knowing how to get the headliner and steel body panel on and off safely

Removing the tilting sunroof panel is a little bit of a mystery to many owners. Since there are no exposed fasteners, at first glance it can appear to be very difficult to remove.

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Sunroof Air Dam Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Typical for all Mercedes sunroofs with pop-up air deflector panel from the late 1970's to the mid 1990's

In this video Kent covers the removal and replacement procedures for the sunroof air dam or otherwise known as the air deflector. Using a special technique and a plastic trim tool can prevent damage to the plastic clips. He also covers troubleshooting the reasons for improper operation.

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Tilting Sunroof Repair
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Tilting Sunroof Part 2: Tilting Mechanism Service and Repair - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Learn how the tilting arm mechanisms work and how to service, repair and replace them

This is part 2 of a 4 part video series Kent has done on repairing the power tilting sunroofs on the W201 W126 and W124 chassis built from 1986 to 1995. Part 1 covers removal and replacement of the sunroof panel and headliner.

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Power Tilting Sunroof Drive Cable Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video Instruction Series
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Tilting Sunroof Part 3: Drive Cable Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Sometimes it comes out and goes in easy. Sometimes it is a real challenge!

Tilting power sunroof problems can be many. This is particularly true on roof mechanisms that have not received proper lubrication over the years. One of the first things that can fail is the power sunroof cable.

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Manually Operated Sunroof Removal and Service - On Demand Video Manual

Applies directly to all W123 wagons and some 123 sedans and indirectly to other early 111, 108, 114, 115 and 116 models

Manual sunroofs can have problems too. Just like their electrically operated counterparts, most often they will fail due to lack of lubrication. The number one failure point is a broken T handle. Number two is failure of the roof to close properly due to damaged felt feet and plastic slides.

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Sunroof Headliner Panel Gluing and Cleaning

For all NON tilting sunroofs from 1962 to 1985

When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.

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Manual Sunroof Repair Part 5 - On Demand Manual
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Tilting Sunroof Part 5: Final Height and Travel Adjustments - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Final adjustment is necessary anytime you do major work on your tilting sunroof

Adjusting the power tilting sunroof is not difficult if you have the right knowledge and a couple alignment pin tools. Adjustment is not usually needed if the sunroof is working properly.

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1962 to 1980 Sunroof Drive Cable Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Part 3 of my Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair non-functioning power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models

In this 13 minute instructional video Kent will show you how to clean your sunroof cable tube, prep your cable for easy installation, lube the cable during installation, show preliminary clutch adjustement, and demonstrate how to get cable to engage the drive assembly using the power switch.

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Power Tilting Sunroof Motor Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video
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Tilting Sunroof Part 4: Motor Drive Assembly Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

1986 to 1995 models. Anytime a cable or motor is damaged, the entire assembly must come out and be inspected and cleaned

Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.

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Non-Tilting Sunroof Key Points of Lubrication - On Demand Video

Lack of lubrication causes them to fail or move slowly - Applies to all electric and manual sunroofs from 1966 to 1985

This video is loaded with tips on how to properly lubricate all the key components that make your sunroof operate smoothly and properly. It is NOT a complete manual on everything related to sunroofs. It will NOT show you all the details to get the sunroof out and back in.

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Removing a Power Sunroof Headliner Panel When You Can't Open the Roof

Covers all sunroofs from 1962 to 1985. Factory service manuals say, "open the roof part way to remove the panel." What happens if your sunroof is not moving?

This on-demand training video will walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to get your headliner panel off so you can work on the sunroof. If your sunroof won't open, you are stuck - right? Not SO according to Kent.

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1962 to 1980 Stuck Non-Tilting Sunroof Removal and Inspection - On Demand Video

Part 1 of Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair broken power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models

In part one Kent will show you how to get all the sunroof parts off our old Mercedes and on a bench particularly if you sunroof is broken and not moving.  In this 21 minute instructional video here is a list of the subjects he covers:

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1962 to 1980 Power Sunroof Cable Transmission Drive Unit Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Part 2 of my Early Broken Sunroof Series - a multi-part series to repair broken power sunroofs from 1962 to 1980 all models. This covers theory of operation - complete service and repair and installation tips of the drive unit.

The sunroof transmission drive unit moves the cable back and forth to open and close the sunroof. There are 5 gears inside this unit that transfer the incoming drive from the motor ( high speed) to the final drive moving the cable (slow speed).