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Pretty common on sun roofs over 10 years old( on any vehicle ), the rubber weather-striping needs replaced,if you look at it closely you will see where its cracking,broke and/or getting hard ( not soft and pliable anymore.) which allows water to get in, you can get new weather-striping at your local dealership parts department( they might have to special-order it).

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SOURCE: sunroof will not lift up to be completely closed

Something is keeping it from closing all the way? is the front of the roof up against the body? if so than the track is broken

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SOURCE: sunroof-opens to vent on own, will not close

replace the switch.

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SOURCE: sunroof will not close

If the motor is stuck, you can probably hold the switch to the forward position, and smack the roof. This may allow the motor to start working. I don't think there is any way to do it manually.

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SOURCE: 08 SRX Ultraview Sunroof hard to close

Try spraying silicone lubricant in the groove that the rear brackets slide in (from the mid section of the roof to the rear).

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03 Jeep Liberty sunroof wont close. I have 4 sunroof buttons; Open, Close, Vent and ASC. Open and Vent buttons are working fine. Close button is not responding. ASC button is flashing red and green but does nothing when pushed. I have no way to get it closed

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