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The sun roof won't close all the way shut. it opens ok and closes but won't lock shut

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There shoulde be a hand crank (looks like a bent up allen wrench type thing) in the glove box...
there is a small hole in which it fits on the roof pannel... hand crank it tight to seal from inclimate weather.
Sounds like the switch is misalligned somehow.. and is stoping the glass short of full closed..
Open the glass full open and check the track area for debries and clear it out if there is any found.

use the tool to close the roof fully ...

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  • Roof opening panel frame
  • Roof opening panel drain hoses
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  • Roof opening panel water trough
  • Roof opening panel air deflector assembly
  • Roof opening panel seal
  • Roof opening panel shield
  • Battery junction box (BJB) fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Accessory delay relay
  • Roof opening panel switch


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  • Circuitry.
  • Roof opening panel switch.
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly.
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies.


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