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What repairs have to be performed when the sun roof is opening & all of the windows simultaneously go down at the same time? In other words, what makes the windows go down & and the roof open on their own. I am concerned about the security of my vehicle when it is unoccupied.

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When this happens do the doors unlock as well?
You have a function on your fob which is called ''global opening'' this means when you hold the open button pressed the windows/doors/sunroof will all open, this function is for use in hot weather when returning to a hot closed car. It may be you have a fault in your fob or you are pressing the button too long or the locking control module/slave relays may be faulty.
Hope this helps good luck.

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Sounds like you have a short in the electrical system...you will have to have the source of that short located and corrected

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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