Sunroof May Not Work on Cadillac SRX

It is not uncommon for the sunroof to work incorrectly or not at all.

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Average mileage: 96,062 (9,000–200,000)
8 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
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2006 Cadillac SRX 75,000 mi,
My sunroof will not close all the way. It slides back fine but when i attempt to close it the sunroof will stop about 3/4 of the way.
2004 Cadillac SRX 88,900 mi,
sun roof jumps and stops and a clicking noise from gears
SUNROOF GOES ALL THE WAY BACK AND COMES HALF WAY FORWARD AND STRAINS THEN DIES , NO FIX YET BUT OPEN TO SUGGESTIONS THANKS
2006 Cadillac SRX 88,148 mi,
My roof opens just fine. On the way closed it shakes the entire roof and stops to reverse itself half way closed. Now it will BARELY close on its own. We're talking slower than a snails pace to close. I feel like it needs lubed up but I don't know what to use. Suggestions?
The torx bolt became loose and lodged in the UltraView sunroof track. Further attempts to use the sunroof caused the motor gears to become stripped. Replacing the sunroof motor solved the problem.
sunroof doesn't work make gear noice
i have a 2006 catalac cts and went to open the sunroof and it had no power to open
Sunroof wont open and it makes the sound to open but wont
2005 Cadillac SRX 120,000 mi,
the roof opens fine but makes a horrible " clacking" sound and does not want to close all the way. I have to keep hitting the close button to get it shut.
2007 Cadillac SRX 17,000 mi,
Moon roof won't close all the way - no fix yet. My wife likes Cadillacs, but personally I believe they are poor quality puffed up Chevy's.
2004 Cadillac SRX 98,000 mi,
My sunroof is off track when I try to open it. It sounds like it's about to break the glass.
2007 Cadillac SRX 94,567 mi,
Moon roof stutters and is slow to close. Last time I needed to help it by hand
Sunroof won't close all the way
The sunroof would open halfway then get stuck. Closing was even of a hassle....making a loud noise and sounding like it was going to die. We just kept it closed. One day driving on freeway and at first it sounded like one of my kids started rolling down window so before i can even tell them to stop, the whole sunroof went flying off. Thank God noone was behind me or got hurt. Going thru insurance now just to get a window back in...Cadillac has to really look into this problem.
2005 Cadillac SRX 154,000 mi,
Craking sound whennit opens and closes sun visor also wont open or close. Disapointed theres no recall on this matter
2006 Cadillac SRX 100,120 mi,
Sunroof fails to open.
Bought the SRX with 195,000 miles. The sunroof has never worked...would be nice if it did! I wince just thinking about the cost of a new motor to make the sunroof functional.
2004 Cadillac SRX 111,365 mi,
One of the clips that hold the sunroof shade broke therefore I can not bring forward or retract the shade itself. Is there any way the release the tension spring itself so I can keep the shade in a closed position ?
2010 Cadillac SRX 50,000 mi,
Sunroof won't completely close a lot of the times, until after several attempts.
2007 Cadillac SRX 180,000 mi,
Sunroof started out slow moving. Then it got stuck open. The motor was spinning free. I had to manually close it by making short pulling motions. I was standing inside back driver side door as I gradually pulled sunroof closed.