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Q: Automatic roof is broken

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The automatic roof is broken.

The automatic roof works on a motor which uses power to operate. Something as simple as a blown fuse can stunt the operation. The components can also bind, which will surely bring operation to a halt and the roof can become stuck until an experienced mechanic can get inside and free it. The automatic roof often comes under a body work category where the vehicle dealer or a body/collision center must be consulted.

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