I have had it in 2 times, and it still has the problem. This resulted in a class action lawsuit and recall from water damaged interiors. Snake a hose into the sunroof drain and out the drain. Caution: pour water in the center of the sunroof drain channel and not the corners where the drains are. Pour some water into the sunroof drain at the top and check for proper flow out the drain. The latest idiosyncrasy to emerge is the sunroof refusing to close. It rained heavily and the next day, I saw the brake lights were on which drained the battery.
I have checked everything listed above with no success. Disclaimer The plastic parts may so after pumping almost 4 gallons of water out of my carpets and pads and pulling down the headliner I found that the sunroof was the source of my leak. I taped it down and the next morning it was closed properly. Seat back can be moved by hand. This also happens when coming to or leaving a stop sign or light.
If it helps I have an 07 2. You should use DeOxIt as well. WeatherTech WeatherTech New Sunroof Wind Deflector Volkswagen 2006 Passat Sunroof Wind Deflector 89131 89131 787765032773 The WeatherTech custom-fit, no-drill Sunroof Wind Deflector is engineered to reduce in-vehicle airflow through the sunroof and moonroof and cuts down wind noises in your vehicle's interior. He would like reimbursement for these repairs. She says it happens once a week or more to her. Yes, every once in a while my sunroof decides to think for itself. I then found one of the drains rear had come loose and was draining into the truck area.
Be very careful to check for obstructions before doing this. If I push the windscreen down with my hand it closes fine. So checked my sunroof drains were clear and not blocked and then poured water over the car and found out that the water appears to be seeping through a join in the metal of the boot Thats got to be a manufacturing welding defect. The temperature was 37 f. The trunk issue isnt anything big to worry about it seems intermittent. My wife mentioned it to me three weeks ago but it seemed to only fail while she had the car.
As previously stated the whistle drives me crazy. We went away for a long weekend and returned to find the drivers side carpet flooded and I do mean flooded. Spent the last hour searching other posts and have not been able to find any how to directions. Just trying to find out how to get in without breaking something. I opened the sunroof, masked off the rubber seal of the sunroof and tried to close it. Complained to Volkswagen, who covered cost of parts but not labor. I have a pdf file for the jetta if I can send it to you.
Its annoying but in the summer i have no problems. I know that this has been written before I searched but it looks like its been a while. All 3 are great products and would all recommend them. Numerous info on web search. Vehicle cannot leave the parking lot so a full test drive or trip to your mechanic to check out the vehicle is not possible.
Stick said Allen key into the slot at the circular part of the sunroof motor. If the line gets dislodged or you find water leaking into the interior, repair it using the steps below. As we in New England have finally started to experience some warm weather I tried to open my sunroof the other day and to my shock nothing happened. Anyone else have severe cavatation when the sunroof is open. Car would not go into any forward gears, it would only shift in reverse. Ive done all your cool hints and sealed everything with silicon.
I found lots of threads with this happening to 98-99s when the contacts were dirty. I had a similar issue with a 88 Mazda 626 in 93. Beyond that its a simple electrical circuit. Consumer had the problem repaired and then received the recalls. I played with it today and it's the windscreen. Ive had my 98 B5 for years but this is my first post here.
I hope that helps out some. It catches on something on the passenger side as the window gets skewed. With that kind of mold infestation it will probably be a total loss unfortunately. I now know what that dot if for. On that cover is an Allen key.
Also a co-worker of mine has the same issue so I thought I would ask. Where is the sensor that you tape was blocking? Yeah mine gave me some grief this fall and it wouldnt close properly. The roof visor was just a little more difficult. This will also help clean out any small particles. Ive checked the foam seal on the back of the taillight all fine and in good condition but i havent removed my rear bumper yet to have a look behind that to see if i can find anything. It would either stay open at the closed position, or vented. Use the key to unlock the vehicle at the door lock.