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Unread 08-27-2013, 07:50 AM   #1
hearld5000
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Sunroof Woes

I'll start this out as saying, yes, I did go through the calibration technique from the TSB.

The back side of the glass is sitting roughly 1/4 inch below the edge of the roof, there is a visible gap that water can get through.

What can be done without going to the dealership?
Thanks.

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Unread 08-27-2013, 02:53 PM   #2
bprice74
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Sunroof Repair

I do not have any information on how to fix your sunroof, but I recently had the same problem. I ended up having to take it to the dealership to get it repaired. The track for the sunroof was bent, which caused the motor to burn out. The dealership replaced the track and motor, which ended up costing me $1700.00 in repairs and about two weeks of down time. I hope this is not the case for you, but just wanted to give you a run down of similar problem I had recently.
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Unread 08-27-2013, 03:33 PM   #3
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^^^^ Ouch. I had this same problem. I didn't know I had it at first and went through an automatic car wash.....Had no where to go and it flooded my cabin area. I was told by a sunroof company that I would have to have the motor replaced because once they lose calibration, they tend to lose it again even after the reset. He said it would cost about 1,500 to put in a new one. I said hell no, and tried the calibration method. It took me several tries before I got it to work. It's been over 6 months, and it still works flawlessly.

Here's the one that worked for me:
1. Place the ignition switch to RUN position.
2. Close all of the doors.
3. Press and hold the vent switch (sunroof should move to vent position).

4. Once the sunroof has stopped motion at the vent position, press and hold the vent switch
for at least 5 seconds to recalibrate the sunroof position.

5. If the sunroof did not reach the full vent open position (this will be a tad bit higher than the standard vent position), press and hold the vent switch until
the full-vent-open position is reached then release the vent switch immediately, press and hold the
vent switch for at least 5 seconds to recalibrate the sunroof position.

6. Cycle the sunroof from the full-vent-open position to the full-slide-open position and back to
the full-vent-open position at least 7 complete times (I used 8 just to play it safe). The sunroof will now be in customer mode
with the obstacle detection thresholds updated.
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Unread 08-27-2013, 04:46 PM   #4
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Mine is a software issue. Doesnt close all the way perfect but does not leak either. Mine does wierd things like stop 1/4 way before being closed. Push the vent button when open and that makes it close all the way. Kinda wierd.
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