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Sunroof jammed to oneside when opening is stuck in that position

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SOURCE: The sunroof on my 2002 VW Golf is stuck in a

try this first (cheapest remedy first) open the sunroof fully take key out of ignition shut all doors then put the key in drivers door and hold key over 30 secs to unlock car(windows will go down)then wait 30 secs.then put key back in drivers door and hold key over 30 secs to lock car,windows will go up and the sunroof will close.if the sunroof does not shut properly then we start with motor park switch.....

Posted on Mar 08, 2010

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SOURCE: my electric sunroof is stuck open. looks like it

Electric motor has either failed or has a short in the wiring. You either need to locate the wiring and try hooking a hotwire to the positive (be careful and don't do if you're unsure) and try to close or you need to detach the controller from the sunroof and manually push down but will be loose. Best to get a professional to fix or your going to have major leak issues.

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

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