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Sunroof won’t open

Old 03-20-2019, 06:22 AM
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Sunroof won’t open

So the weather just warmed up and wanted to ride with the windows down. When I tried to open the sunroof it opened and shut. Like it was stuck. So I tried again. The motor is trying but right as it starts to open it drops right back. There is a pop sound with the motor noise. So I ran my ac after a bit when it cooled down inside I tried the sunroof again and it opened all the way no problem. What would cause this? I’d like to get it fixed ASAP.
Old 03-20-2019, 06:54 AM
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Much better when the sunroof won’t open than when the sunroof won’t close!
Check alignment, clean and lube the tracks, try to re-initialize, and cross your fingers tightly.
Can take the cover off of the unit and move it manually with a 4 mm hex (takes a bit of effort).
Definitely have to re-initialize it if you move it manually.

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Old 04-23-2019, 09:49 AM
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Open the sunshade, place hand on sunroof, apply pressure while pressing the open button. Bingo!
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