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2016 Renegade Latitude
I bought financed mine July 2020.
At Shakers Jeep Chrysler Dodge in
Watertown CT

From Day 1 Sunroof got stuck. Because I believed them fixing it a couple times and sending me in my mary way. I found out later that it was never fixed when i called this year around the spring they said I would need to pay for diagnostic test since I'm still having issues. I also found out that the Track part that was ordered to fix it the last time was never ordered so they never properly fixed it as I was told by a head of service dept that was fired for that same reason.
They were just opening the panels up with the special key it has inside the jeep trunk with instructions. The key opens the panels up to lift them off so you can clear the track of any debris leaves that get in there you can add lubricant onto the tracks and replace the panels to make it work smoothly. When panels are back in place, you hit the button and the sunroof will shut secured back again.
This is what I have to do now in order to close it properly everytime it gets stuck. No need to fix and spend all this $$$$
Hope this helps...
 

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Don't force the sunroof closed, you could create a more expensive problem. The sunroof has lost its home position, it does not know where it is in reference to open or closed, that is why it is acting the way you described. You will need to perform a sunroof reset procedure. Try this reset procedure as I explained in another thread. My sunroof rest and all is fine.

If yours is stuck open, pull down on the "CLOSE" button and keep pulling it down. Might take 30 seconds or longer of constant pressure but then the panel will start to close 2 or 3 inches at a time. Don't take your finger off the button! Keep pulling down on the button and the MySky will finally close all the way and seat itself. That's it! Reset procedure complete.
 

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Don't force the sunroof closed, you could create a more expensive problem. The sunroof has lost its home position, it does not know where it is in reference to open or closed, that is why it is acting the way you described. You will need to perform a sunroof reset procedure. Try this reset procedure as I explained in another thread. My sunroof rest and all is fine.

If yours is stuck open, pull down on the "CLOSE" button and keep pulling it down. Might take 30 seconds or longer of constant pressure but then the panel will start to close 2 or 3 inches at a time. Don't take your finger off the button! Keep pulling down on the button and the MySky will finally close all the way and seat itself. That's it! Reset procedure complete.
Hi, Ty
I did that too!
I kept the button down and it started too then went right back open. I even tap on the button without stopping like I was told. Like I told the woman, best way is to use the special key open the panels remove clear the track of debris , put lubricant and replace the panels then hit button and walah! Closes again.
Dealer won't fix properly been there lost battle they want to charge you $$$$ and possibly not fix it right anyway. I'm done with the Dealer. I will do it myself this way instead save me $$$
 

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Don't try to take the front panel off when open or try to power open with the front panel removed. This way lies potential broken plastic and a 鈧2000 bill.
 

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2016 Trailhawk with mysky, electric push button opening for front. I can't close the sunroof, it starts to close very slowly then reverses and starts to open, Ive tried everything pulling it as hard as I can.. and it seems go a little bit then reverse again... I have 35,700 miles on it, but just passed the 3 year mark end of January.
Any have experience with his? Any advice appreciated! Thanks!
The entire roof has to be replaced to repair the sunroof... not kidding.

... in short, if you take it to the dealer for repair, the dealer will usually subcontract it out to a body for replacement.
FOR 5,000$ I am told!!!! I am soooooo begged.
 

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You could look at the drive mechanism for it, theres a common problem of some clips breaking off. I had this issue and it eventually lead to another piece shattering while trying to move it.

There is a emergency manual closing option, however. Above the middle seat in the rear on the headliner is a little plastic button that you can remove to expose a slot for the wrench that you use to remove the MySky panels. You can put that wrench in the hole and manually open or close the sunroof.

I鈥檇 move it all the way forward manually and see if it starts working again after. If not, you may need to take it apart and have a look around in the mechanism. Please, let me know if you find anything. I have learned a lot from repairing my own MySky sunroof and want to give out as much info and tips as possible.

Good luck Kimberlee!
Thanks im going to try that. Stupid dealer said it had leaves in tracks and then they oiled the track now it gors open fast but buddy you cannot make it close for NUTTIN!
Hi 馃憢
2016 Renegade Latitude
I bought financed mine July 2020.
At Shakers Jeep Chrysler Dodge in
Watertown CT

From Day 1 Sunroof got stuck. Because I believed them fixing it a couple times and sending me in my mary way. I found out later that it was never fixed when i called this year around the spring they said I would need to pay for diagnostic test since I'm still having issues. I also found out that the Track part that was ordered to fix it the last time was never ordered so they never properly fixed it as I was told by a head of service dept that was fired for that same reason.
They were just opening the panels up with the special key it has inside the jeep trunk with instructions. The key opens the panels up to lift them off so you can clear the track of any debris leaves that get in there you can add lubricant onto the tracks and replace the panels to make it work smoothly. When panels are back in place, you hit the button and the sunroof will shut secured back again.
This is what I have to do now in order to close it properly everytime it gets stuck. No need to fix and spend all this $$$$
Hope this helps...
THANK YOU AM GOING TO TRY IT TODAY
 

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Thanks im going to try that. Stupid dealer said it had leaves in tracks and then they oiled the track now it gors open fast but buddy you cannot make it close for NUTTIN!

THANK YOU AM GOING TO TRY IT TODAY
Hope you can figure it out. But please, don鈥檛 use that wrench you use to take off the panels. You鈥檙e supposed to use a metric Allen key in that slot, I鈥檝e just read somewhere else you use that wrench but never tried it. Turns out it strips it pretty good.

Also, if it really doesn鈥檛 want to close, don鈥檛 force it. That鈥檚 what breaks it and causes a lot of headaches. What you need to do is grease up the rear tracks and it should operate smoothly.
 

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The manual says it won鈥檛 move if you remove the panel.

DO THIS BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.
Trying to shut it before I knew what I was doing was how I broke it.

What the problem is a lack of lubrication somewhere on the tracks, most likely the rear ones. Get some white lithium grease and grease up the system. I used a spray can version and hasn鈥檛 had issues since. I got it at autozone. It鈥檚 important to grease the rear tracks first before you fix anything so you can have the guides run over the grease when you鈥檙e closing it.

In the rear seat above the middle seat on the headliner is a small cap. Pop that out. With the car off, use a 5mm Allen key and stick it into the hole. Now wind the sunroof to the fully closed position.

You鈥檒l now have to reset the sunroof position since it thinks it鈥檚 still open. The procedure follows:


move the ignition device to MAR;
press button A: fig. 39 in "closing"
position;
press the button for at least
10 seconds, then you should hear the
mechanical stop of the roof motor;
press the button A in the "closing"
position again within 5 seconds;
hold down button A: in this position,
the roof will perform an automatic
opening and closing cycle. Otherwise,
repeat the operations starting from the
beginning;
hold down button A until the roof is
completely closed: the initialisation
procedure has ended.

After all this, it should be back to working order. Please message if you have any questions, I don鈥檛 want someone to have another broken sunroof.
I really appreciate this detailed description, including whether car should be off/on. I鈥檓 about to get supplies and try all. My front roof is stuck open with no obvious debris. In fact, every time I press the button to close it, it closes slightly, then opens FARTHER. At this point, the roof is bending the plastic ceiling cross-piece. Very alarming. Manual close has not budged yet. About to go buy grease and new Allen key, as I鈥檝e bent mine trying so hard to turn it.
 

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The manual says it won鈥檛 move if you remove the panel.

DO THIS BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.
Trying to shut it before I knew what I was doing was how I broke it.

What the problem is a lack of lubrication somewhere on the tracks, most likely the rear ones. Get some white lithium grease and grease up the system. I used a spray can version and hasn鈥檛 had issues since. I got it at autozone. It鈥檚 important to grease the rear tracks first before you fix anything so you can have the guides run over the grease when you鈥檙e closing it.

In the rear seat above the middle seat on the headliner is a small cap. Pop that out. With the car off, use a 5mm Allen key and stick it into the hole. Now wind the sunroof to the fully closed position.

You鈥檒l now have to reset the sunroof position since it thinks it鈥檚 still open. The procedure follows:


move the ignition device to MAR;
press button A: fig. 39 in "closing"
position;
press the button for at least
10 seconds, then you should hear the
mechanical stop of the roof motor;
press the button A in the "closing"
position again within 5 seconds;
hold down button A: in this position,
the roof will perform an automatic
opening and closing cycle. Otherwise,
repeat the operations starting from the
beginning;
hold down button A until the roof is
completely closed: the initialisation
procedure has ended.

After all this, it should be back to working order. Please message if you have any questions, I don鈥檛 want someone to have another broken sunroof.
What if it won鈥檛 close manually? Manual option turns easily (counter-clockwise) but roof does not move. I did all the described cleaning/greasing first. I鈥檓 reading pp mention a 鈥渞eset鈥 to close it?
 

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You could look at the drive mechanism for it, theres a common problem of some clips breaking off. I had this issue and it eventually lead to another piece shattering while trying to move it.

There is a emergency manual closing option, however. Above the middle seat in the rear on the headliner is a little plastic button that you can remove to expose a slot for an Allen key. You can put that wrench in the hole and manually open or close the sunroof. If it still resists closing pretty good, don鈥檛 force it. You鈥檒l break the mechanism and cause a lot of headaches.

I鈥檇 move it all the way forward manually and see if it starts working again after. If not, you may need to take it apart and have a look around in the mechanism. Please, let me know if you find anything. I have learned a lot from repairing my own MySky sunroof and want to give out as much info and tips as possible.

Good luck Kimberlee!
What if it will not move forward manually? I am not meeting strong resistance to turning the Allen wrench, although I did initially. It makes a kind of nice whirring noise. I cleaned/greased the rails. Roof is just not moving. 2015 Renegade.
 

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You could look at the drive mechanism for it, theres a common problem of some clips breaking off. I had this issue and it eventually lead to another piece shattering while trying to move it.

There is a emergency manual closing option, however. Above the middle seat in the rear on the headliner is a little plastic button that you can remove to expose a slot for an Allen key. You can put that wrench in the hole and manually open or close the sunroof. If it still resists closing pretty good, don鈥檛 force it. You鈥檒l break the mechanism and cause a lot of headaches.

I鈥檇 move it all the way forward manually and see if it starts working again after. If not, you may need to take it apart and have a look around in the mechanism. Please, let me know if you find anything. I have learned a lot from repairing my own MySky sunroof and want to give out as much info and tips as possible.

Good luck Kimberlee!
Emergency manual closing option is not working. Any experience with this? It turns and turns while the roof remains open.
 

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Emergency manual closing option is not working. Any experience with this? It turns and turns while the roof remains open.
Sorry to say it but sounds like the clips that everyone talks about are broken. At that point, it鈥檚 either do a little labor to make it permanently closed, cash out a couple thousand to the Jeep dealership to fix it, or try your hand at fixing it yourself with the new part. I was able to fix it, as were a couple of others I believe.
 

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Sorry to say it but sounds like the clips that everyone talks about are broken. At that point, it鈥檚 either do a little labor to make it permanently closed, cash out a couple thousand to the Jeep dealership to fix it, or try your hand at fixing it yourself with the new part. I was able to fix it, as were a couple of others I believe.
Yes, thank you for your feedback here. I ended up taking it to the dealership. When they opened it up, they found several things broken. Likely, first it was debris on the track. Then the clips. Then us forcing it closed broke more connections. I know better for next time and will keep the rails greased! $2500 lesson, but it鈥檚 fixed.
 

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Hello 2017 Jeep Renegade owners. This site listed above has the parts to fix the sunroof!!!!! It costs about $50-usd total for both sides. You do need to take down the headliner. On a scale of 1-10, its about a 5-6 on the difficult scale. Keep all screws in a ziplock bag :) . It was so worth it. The two parts were delivered quickly. Exact fit. You need to take out the screws under the slide track. This allows you to take out the old broken part and install the new part. Total time spent on this repair was about 2-3 hours. The headliner and side panels all held up great and returned to the original position. The sunroof works like new!!!!!!!!!!!! No need to buy a new sun roof as mentioned before. Have the dealer order these parts and pay for a few hour of labor, to have a working sunroof.
I just got my new clips today from Alibaba (around $55 w free shipping from China; took about 2 weeks). I used Jeepatron's instructions and got as far as the screws below the rails and got cranky (even if I got em out, I had no earthly idea how I would get them back in). I think maybe I need to go farther in taking down headliner...how did you get it to drop low enough to get at those 4 pesky Torx?? Glad to know the repair worked and looking forward to having the wind in my hair again too!

Thanks for your time!
 

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I just got my new clips today from Alibaba (around $55 w free shipping from China; took about 2 weeks). I used Jeepatron's instructions and got as far as the screws below the rails and got cranky (even if I got em out, I had no earthly idea how I would get them back in). I think maybe I need to go farther in taking down headliner...how did you get it to drop low enough to get at those 4 pesky Torx?? Glad to know the repair worked and looking forward to having the wind in my hair again too!

Thanks for your time!
For those screws, I had to use a small ratchet with a 1/4in socket that I put a Torx bit in. It was the only way since a screwdriver was too long and got in the way. Let me know if that helps, hope you get it back together!
 

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Folks, I found a reset procedure for the Jeep Renegade, 2017 sunroof. Simply pull down the forward/reverse button for at least 30 seconds. This should reset the positioning. The sunroof will close and then should operate normally. I believe your problem is occuring because the sunroof has lost track of its position. The sunroof does not know where the starting position is. Good luck, simple fix.
I've been having the same issue. Mine has been having difficulty opening or closing at random, it would grind open/close then stop and reset. I cleaned and greased the tracks. I tried to open mine today and a loud popping noise occured. It sounded like snapping plastic. My sunroof is now dead and I had to manually close it.

Can ya'll post a link to a breakdown thread on how to tear this thing apart?

Not to mention all the sunroof gaskets have come off as they were only glued on.(n)
The entire roof has to be replaced to repair the sunroof... not kidding.

... in short, if you take it to the dealer for repair, the dealer will usually subcontract it out to a body for replacement.
My dealer said it was dirt and charged me over 200.00 to clean it and the first time I used it, It got stuck again I got it closed slowly in by in pulling and pressing but I accidently opened it tonight and drove home very cold
 

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For those screws, I had to use a small ratchet with a 1/4in socket that I put a Torx bit in. It was the only way since a screwdriver was too long and got in the way. Let me know if that helps, hope you get it back together!
Ugh I tried every set up I could think of...(yes even tried to put a wobble in there--no dice). Good excuse to buy low profile driver. However, i didn't think about an Allen wrench on those Torx. Yes it's prolly a terrible idea but if I can get it anchored in there and a bite...just maybe...or I'm thinking about going at the rear most area of the rail with the Dremel, to make a notch to slide those devils in. (I have thought this plan through less than the Allen Wrench thing. Getting frustrated and peeved since the weather is improving. Will let you know how brightly this dumpster burns) 馃サ馃槵馃檮
 

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The manual says it won鈥檛 move if you remove the panel.

DO THIS BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.
Trying to shut it before I knew what I was doing was how I broke it.

What the problem is a lack of lubrication somewhere on the tracks, most likely the rear ones. Get some white lithium grease and grease up the system. I used a spray can version and hasn鈥檛 had issues since. I got it at autozone. It鈥檚 important to grease the rear tracks first before you fix anything so you can have the guides run over the grease when you鈥檙e closing it.

In the rear seat above the middle seat on the headliner is a small cap. Pop that out. With the car off, use a 5mm Allen key and stick it into the hole. Now wind the sunroof to the fully closed position.

You鈥檒l now have to reset the sunroof position since it thinks it鈥檚 still open. The procedure follows:


move the ignition device to MAR;
press button A: fig. 39 in "closing"
position;
press the button for at least
10 seconds, then you should hear the
mechanical stop of the roof motor;
press the button A in the "closing"
position again within 5 seconds;
hold down button A: in this position,
the roof will perform an automatic
opening and closing cycle. Otherwise,
repeat the operations starting from the
beginning;
hold down button A until the roof is
completely closed: the initialisation
procedure has ended.

After all this, it should be back to working order. Please message if you have any questions, I don鈥檛 want someone to have another broken sunroof.
Hello, in which direction should i turn the key?
 
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