3 Series E46 316i (M43TU) SAL
54 03 03 (023)
Sliding/tilting sunroof cassette - repair solution
E46/2, E46/3, E46/4, E46/5
Failure of sliding/tilting sunroof and/or roof panel headlining.
Slide elements on left of sunroof visor broken.
Driver in casing bent, broken or strong vertical clearance.
The driver may be slightly out of line with the left-hand sliding member.
E46 with sliding/tilting sunroof (option 403)
Manufacturing period: from start of series production until August 2003
In the event of a customer complaint, there is now a repair solution, so that if the driver is
damaged, the complete sliding/tilting sunroof casing does not have to be replaced.
Modified drivers and a modified roof panel headlining with sliding members have
been in use in series production since September 2003.
Remove the glass sliding/tilting sunroof cover.
Check the driver:
Check the driver for damage.
If no damage is visible on the driver, check the vertical clearance as follows:
Carefully lift the driver (2).
Use the feeler gauge (1) to check the
vertical clearance between the
driver (2) and the guide rail (3).
Necessary measures after checking the driver:
Driver not damaged and vertical
clearance less than 2.5 mm
Check sunroof visor as well as left
and right slide elements.
SI Sliding/tilting sunroof cassette - repair solution E46/2 E46/3 E46/4 E46/5
BMW AG - TIS
Issue status (12/2007) Valid only until next DVD is issued
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