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Dead sunroof & Dome Light

Discussion in '4th Gen 4Runners (2003-2009)' started by SpringfieldSG, Jul 9, 2022.

  1. Jul 9, 2022 at 7:43 AM
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    SpringfieldSG

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    I searched and couldn’t find anyone else with this exact issue.

    my new-to-me 2006 4Runner sport has a non-functioning front dome light. I changed the bulb and nothing. The sunroof is also completely dead, the motor doesn’t even make a sound.

    The dome light & sunroof motor I believe are housed in that same overhead housing compartment. Assuming it’s not a fuse (I’ll check, but I believe these two items are on different fuses), I’m guessing it must be some other electrical malfunction.

    Any ideas on what I should be checking on first? My theory is that some water somehow got into that plastic housing and fried something (but I can’t confirm this and could be completely wrong)

    Any help would be appreciated. I don’t want to buy a whole new sunroof motor if it’s just a wire set that I need to replace.
     
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  2. Aug 3, 2022 at 9:12 PM
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    GiveMeTheOutdoors

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    negusm

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    I would be shocked that they spent the money to run two circuits to the same housing. My money is it's a fuse.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2022 at 10:25 PM
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    GiveMeTheOutdoors

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    I'd agree. It's rare that you see wiring go bad unless something is rubbing or has overheated. It's just like running a wiring harness to a trailer. If it's not grounded properly fucky stuff happens. I'd also check to make sure your main grounds are good and not corroded at the contact points :)
     
  5. Aug 4, 2022 at 6:01 AM
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    Its a fuse. Now, why it blew, may be the better question.
     

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