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I cannot close my...

I cannot close my sunroof. It tries to open and gets to a certain point and reverses back to the open position. how can i close it manually?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2013 F250

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F250 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've tried to help it close manually but it still gets to a certain point and reverse to open completely.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 5 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 5 months ago

The first thing you need to try is to run the roof opening panel motor initialization procedure to see if the window has lost its programming. Have a look at the steps to do this in the link below . Follow them closely and lets see if this solves this problem for you. Give this a try and let me know.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/q5htjlbh4v6dudj/Sun%20roof%20Nov%2016.pdf?dl=0

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