Sunroof Symptom Troubleshooting

Symptom Diagnostic procedure Also check for 
Water leaks 1.
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Check for a clogged drain tube.
Check for a gap between the glass weatherstrip and the roof panel.
Check for a defective or an improperly installed glass weatherstrip or drain channel.
Check for a gap between the drain seal and the roof panel. 
 
Wind noise 1.
 
Check for excessive clearance between the glass weatherstrip and the roof panel.  
Motor noise 1.
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Check for a loose motor.
Check for a worn gear or bearing.
Check for a deformed cable assembly. 
 
Glass does not move, but motor turns 1.
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Check for a defective gear or inner cable.
Check for foreign matter stuck between the guide rail and the slider.
Check for a loose inner cable.
Make sure the cable assembly is attached properly. 
 
Glass does not move and motor does not turn (glass can be moved with sunroof wrench) 1.
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Check for a blown fuse.
Check for a faulty sunroof switch.
Check the limit switch.
Check for a run down battery.
Check for a defective motor.
Check for a faulty relay.