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Hi there, thanks for asking about your 2008 Audi S5. First, check to see if the 4-5 drains for the sunroof are clogged. Clogged drains can cause all sorts of problems if the sunroof isn't perfectly sealed - which is...
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Hi there, and thank you for asking about the event that happened with your 2013 Lexus RX450h. Although certainly frightening, this is likely a truly rare event. Most automotive glass has multiple layers of glass, joined by a plastic layer...
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Hello. It sounds like the module is bad. The module on this vehicle fails for this system frequently and causes this to occur. Some of the time it is a programming issue, but if the firmware if up to date...
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Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2005 Kia Spectra5. It sounds like those systems may all share that same fuse and one of them is drawing too many amps, or there is a short in the circuit. I wonder...
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Yukon Denali Sun Roof Leak Repair
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My 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander sunroof wont work
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