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electric sunroof conversion question

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Alsie, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Alsie
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    can the electric motor be removed and switched to manual?
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    Not sure if the A4 ever had a manual option. There is an emergency manual wind feature with an allen key type thing. All I know is that it was possible with the earlier B3 and B4 cars to from manual to electric but why would you want to convert backwards anyway?
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    my old b5 was manual
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    Well in that case I don't see why it can't be done ;)
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    because it has stopped working, was working fine, parked the car up for a few months and now nothing.....
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    fix it then!?
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    +1 Why on Earth would you want to bodge it backwards?
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    Last edited: Feb 28, 2012
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    dont know how to test it....
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    Did you get anywhere with your problem?
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    yeah would be interesting. My sunroof is as dead as, im going to try and drop the motor out and test it. But would be interesting to see if got anywhere with yours....
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