Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Problems with the sliding sunroof - Sliding sunroof - Opening/closing - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Problems with the sliding sunroof

Problem: the sunroof cannot be closed and you cannot see the cause.

WARNING You could be severely or even fatally injured 
You could be severely or even fatally injured when closing the sliding sunroof with increased closing force or if the antientrapment feature is deactivated. Make sure that nobody can become trapped when closing the sliding sunroof.

If the sliding sunroof is obstructed during closing and reopens again slightly:

Immediately after the sliding sunroof blocks, pull the overhead control panel down to the point switch in the overhead control panel down to the point of resistance and hold it until the sliding sunroof is closed.

The sliding sunroof is closed with increased force.

If the sliding sunroof is obstructed again during closing and reopens again slightly:

Immediately after the sliding sunroof blocks, pull the overhead control panel down to the point switch in the overhead control panel down to the point of resistance and hold it until the sliding sunroof is closed.

The sliding sunroof is closed without the anti-entrapment feature.

WARNING Pressing and holding the sliding sunroof 
Pressing and holding the sliding sunroof switch to close the sliding sunroof immediately after it had been blocked two times will cause the sliding sunroof to close without the anti-entrapment feature for as long as you hold the switch.

opened or closed due to a malfunction, If the sliding sunroof still cannot be opened or closed due to a malfunction, contact a qualified specialist workshop, e.g. an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

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