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Mini cooper sport: my 2007 mini cooper s sun roof won't close

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my 2007 mini cooper s...
my 2007 mini cooper s sun roof won't close properly to seal. My husband's mechanic lubricated the tracks and the rubbers and seals. Once it pops up it will slide back and forth but once we try to close -it won't seal. What do you suppose is the problem and how can our mechanic get instructions as how to fix the sun roof. We live in a very rural area and the nearest dealership is almost 3 hours away.
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BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi. You just may need to adjust the glass. You can check to see if it appears the glass is hitting the car roof.
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BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Also I can offer you the glass adjustment procedure and all the information the mechanic needs from the Mini workshop manual in pdf format, through this website. But there is an additional fee. Let me know if that is something you may be interested in.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
My husband told me that the glass is hitting the rubber not the car roof. So, your answer doesn't help. The window slides forward and when it gets to the rubber - it's to go into the rubber and seal. As soon as it the front window gets to the seal the motor won't pull it down to seal it It
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hello? I just get one answer? I used this site before and was treated very nicely.
BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
I am looking up service information. Since usually a glass adjustment fixes the concern you are having.
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BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Have you replaced the battery recently? As a re initialization may need to be done.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No we haven't replaced the battery.
BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Ok. I have not see the concern you are having with your sunroof exactly. I will opt-out and maybe another Mini expert has seen this problem before.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Are you saying someone else will get on and try to answer the question?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I think this site is a rip off...No one is responding...
BMW Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Yes. I will opt-out and and your question is back in the quesiton list where other experts can view it and decide to respond if they feel they can answer it.
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