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Sunroof tint? #27773 Jul 15, 4:31pm Jul 15, 4:31pm
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Sunroof tint?
It seems that our sunroof have an exterior tint.
Its peeling off, any idea on how to repair this?

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27774 Jul 15, 4:36pm Jul 15, 4:36pm
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what year do you have ... because up till 2003 the sunroof is tinted plexiglass (Lexan) which can't peel ????

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: RicePowered] #27775 Jul 15, 4:37pm Jul 15, 4:37pm
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yeah is yours after market?


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27776 Jul 15, 6:00pm Jul 15, 6:00pm
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oh and If you got that used ... you can't tint plexiglass ... it's impossible for the glue to hold

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: RicePowered] #27777 Jul 15, 6:10pm Jul 15, 6:10pm
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
oh and If you got that used ... you can't tint plexiglass ... it's impossible for the glue to hold


that may be the problem


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27778 Jul 15, 6:14pm Jul 15, 6:14pm
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wait so 2003's tint can peel?? uh oh

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: IcEd blUe] #27779 Jul 15, 6:14pm Jul 15, 6:14pm
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nooooooooooo

the factory moonroof doesn't have a film


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27780 Jul 15, 6:32pm Jul 15, 6:32pm
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I have a 2000 and my sunroof is original but the tint is peeling on mine too. I don't know if its the "tint" that's peeling, but around the outside of the sunroof there is some pitting or something where that dark part is coming off of the glass. Wierd.


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Evan] #27781 Jul 15, 6:44pm Jul 15, 6:44pm
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Originally Posted by EvanJ
nooooooooooo

the factory moonroof doesn't have a film



ok good, thanks!

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27782 Jul 15, 8:19pm Jul 15, 8:19pm
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I have a 2000 gts out of warranty. Its factory installed, not aftermarket. I did a search at new celica, seems many people have this problem, there is even a tsb out on it. Apparently windex and waxing takes off the tint. I'm going to see if my 1source auto-warranty will cover it.

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27783 Jul 15, 9:01pm Jul 15, 9:01pm
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same problem here on my 2000 gts.
cry


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27784 Jul 16, 6:34am Jul 16, 6:34am
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here is the tsb:

BO018-02 NOV 02 Body - Poor Sunroof Glass Durability

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27785 Jul 16, 12:16pm Jul 16, 12:16pm
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yeah but tsb's don't force the dealer to do anything do they? I mean...they basically just give the dealer a heads up on it. I just went over 36K miles frown ... so my bumper to bumper warranty won't cover it. How much is a new glass from the factory? anybody know?


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: MyCeli8U] #27786 Jul 16, 7:58pm Jul 16, 7:58pm
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Originally Posted by MyCeli8U
yeah but tsb's don't force the dealer to do anything do they? I mean...they basically just give the dealer a heads up on it. I just went over 36K miles frown ... so my bumper to bumper warranty won't cover it. How much is a new glass from the factory? anybody know?


it would be a full replacement.


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Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: Jimbo] #27787 Jul 16, 10:04pm Jul 16, 10:04pm
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$$$$$$ eek

Re: Sunroof tint? [Re: PBCelica02] #27788 Jul 17, 8:32am Jul 17, 8:32am
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the lowest price I have found is $220 +s/h from an online toyota dealer. usually you can print out the page and ask your local dealer to beat it or price match. I think the list price is $380

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