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      12-12-2007, 02:11 AM   #1
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Sunroof error and FIX!

I got an error on my dash for a sunroof malfunction recently as the sunroof would not close fully when i push the buttons on my roof lining and it just goes all funny and i think other members also had this problem, so i just wanted to post that i found a solution:

- just push the "tilt" button on the sunroof controls (so just push up) and hold it for about 30 seconds, and it might seem your arms will hurt like hell, but just hold it

- then the sunroof will first tilt up by itself and then close and then it will fully open (retract) and then close back up again, i think its just going through its cycle for the open and close functions

- after that, the error was FIXED!

this solution is very simple as i asked my Service Adviser as it's a common glitch with BMWs apparently and it will definitely save you a trip to the dealer when its so simple
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      12-12-2007, 02:26 AM   #2
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Hehe cool stuff, I will keep this lil DIY in mind....
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yah u never know when it happens. just reset and boom, it works again
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nice info, only thing is it's been posted here many times.
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      12-12-2007, 12:44 PM   #5
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Mine did this as well, did the same fix and it worked
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      12-13-2007, 12:40 AM   #6
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nice info, only thing is it's been posted here many times.
sweet, i didnt even check, just wanted to share my new findings so members won't be stuck with the sunroof slightly open in the winter
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I had the anti-.... error and this solution worked...Thanks.
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      08-10-2008, 03:53 AM   #8
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Yup that works

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Great tip. Thanks.
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Just saved me a trip too. Great Tip!
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      09-16-2008, 02:38 AM   #12
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wow, i can't believe my little FYI posted so long ago has helped so much, should be made a sticky or something, lol!
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Thx...saved me a trip as well
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thanks for the info!
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thank you for this fix... i almost went to the dealer! Forum FTW!!!
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      10-03-2008, 07:49 PM   #16
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can the mods please make this a sticky, seems like a lot of members are finding my post helpful...
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+1 Thanks for posting the fix. I had this problem today, searched the forum for "sunroof tilt", and a minute later all is good. A big thanks for creating this thread.
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old posts, ftw! thanks guys, fixed my roof that i thought was completly busted!
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I just got my car back from the dealer last night ,, today the sunroof is bang .. not working well and error comes on ... I'm going to try your step and I'm sure it will work .. this mithod called , Sunroof Initialization . if you have the STK , they explain the same .. but thanks alot for your information ...
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Just saved me! Thanks!!
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same as the window...i had same problem with my window...i hold the button up for 10 sec...fixed..lol
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PARK!

This may seem obvious, but make sure the car is in park when u do this!
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