Q: Sunroof not closing.

asked by on January 14, 2016

My sunroof won't close.

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There is a way to manually close the sunroof in your vehicle. There should be cover next to the sunroof button, that when removed, has a button for manually closing the sunroof. The details of how to do this can be found in your owner’s manual. This method is good for emergency situations. To fix the sunroof permanently, I suggest getting assistance from a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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