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Sunroof won't open/close

Recently bought a honda CR-v, during recent downpour water came in sun roof, electric button won't open or close sunroof, is there something else I need to do make this button work.

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Try this!!! There is a Tilt button and a seperate open/close button I belive . try holding the Tilt button up while holding the open/close button up also at the same time.WHILE THE CAR IS ON!!. Then turn your car off while still holding the buttons up. Then turn your car on again and should work un its totally fried from the rain. What this does is it re-programs your sunroof to work again. Hope this works

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