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I noticed last night that the front part of my sun roof looks a little sunken in. I barely use the thing and I don’t put stuff on top of it to have made look that way. Anyone else come across this ? Taking into Honda to be looked at shortly
 

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Can you post a picture of what you're talking about?
 

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Yeah, I took a pic the other day. Let me know if you see what I’m talking about. Hen I went to Honda I looked at 3 other cars in their lot that had sunroofs. And 2 others were the same and one was flush with the roof. Very strange. I mean, my eyes went straight to it. Why would I not have noticed it before ? And the week prior I had just clayed the entire car. I would have seen it. For sure. To me it looks not only like it’s sunken in, but like there’s a gap and doesn’t even reach the rest of the car
 

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I have the visor on my sunroof so I can't confirm/deny that mine does that. I also have only opened mine once/twice. Could it be that you're not holding the close button long enough creating the inconsistency of it not closing all the way. If you are holding the button long enough maybe there is an adjustment a technician can do to the sunroof to make sure it closes completely. Good luck and let us know how it is resolved.
 

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When I went to Honda they said that’s how it is. That’s why I went out to the lot to look at other sunroofs on other cars. I’m skeptical. I mean, why would I have NEVER noticed it before. Weird. I did take a cup of water and pour it on there to see if there’s any leaks. I couldn’t tell. Ur that’s also just a cup of water at a gentle stream. If it pours out will it be a different story. ? they are claiming there’s nothing to be concerned about. We will see. I also hardly open mine. If I do it’s just popping the back part open.
 

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Hmmmm… IMO if it was normal one would think you would have noticed it when you clay bar'd your car... also if it was normal it would return to the same position each time which from your description there are inconsistencies when it is closed. :unsure:
 

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The moonroof motor needs to be reset. The stop (or close) position is mis-aligned. I had a similar problem with my 2014 Accord. Eventually, the edge will sink lower and lower, and start allowing water to enter the roof. The service guy performed a procedure that reset the open and close positions of the moonroof.

This procedure is only listed in the Accord Service Manuals. I have a copy of the procedure for the 9th Gen Accord. Not sure if it is the same for the 10th Gen Accord. I will post a copy when I find it. In the meantime, tell the service guy about the reset procedure.
 

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The moonroof motor needs to be reset. The stop (or close) position is mis-aligned. I had a similar problem with my 2014 Accord. Eventually, the edge will sink lower and lower, and start allowing water to enter the roof. The service guy performed a procedure that reset the open and close positions of the moonroof.

This procedure is only listed in the Accord Service Manuals. I have a copy of the procedure for the 9th Gen Accord. Not sure if it is the same for the 10th Gen Accord. I will post a copy when I find it. In the meantime, tell the service guy about the reset procedure.
Here is the procedure you posted on another forum - Moonroof Reset Procedure
 

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Here is the procedure you posted on another forum - Moonroof Reset Procedure
Thanks for finding that post.

Just a reminder to all:
  1. It's the procedure for the 9th Gen Accord. It may not be the same for the 10th Gen, but doesn't hurt to try.
  2. It is not normal to have any gap, dip, or raised edges along the roof line when the moonroof is closed.
 

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So after work today I went to a different Honda dealer. What is the deal with these people ? I thought it was just the one by me that was lazy and uninterested to help. But so was the other dealership. Honda is a good car but their service is absolute garbage. Both dealers basically told me it’s normal. UMMM, NO. ITS. NOT. a maybe I would say it’s normal if it came like that. But I’m 110% certain it wasn’t like that. Do you guys have crappy dealer people where your at too ? How are you going to basically not even look at it.
 

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Thanks for finding that post.

Just a reminder to all:
1. It's the procedure for the 9th Gen Accord. It may not be the same for the 10th Gen, but doesn't hurt to try.
2. It is not normal to have any gap, dip, or raised edges along the roof line when the moonroof is closed.
I’ll give it a try. It may work. It may not. I’ll report back once I get the time to do it
 

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Attached is a hardcopy of the Moonroof Motor-Control Unit Reset Procedure (2 pages). The diagram is a little hard to understand, but it matches the written description.

It comes from the online service manual that's only available to the dealer.
 

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Thanks for this info. I was recently noticing the same thing when I was washing my 2018 Accord touring and thought that doesn’t look right. I don’t have any leaking and I certainly don’t want to have any anytime soon! I never observed this on my previous 2009 Accord. That said I don’t think it’s the actual top seal which prevents water from coming in because there is actually a drain inside I believe so I guess it’s made for water to come past that outer seal anyway but hopefully down the interior roof drains and not into the car.
 

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Thanks for this info. I was recently noticing the same thing when I was washing my 2018 Accord touring and thought that doesn’t look right. I don’t have any leaking and I certainly don’t want to have any anytime soon! I never observed this on my previous 2009 Accord. That said I don’t think it’s the actual top seal which prevents water from coming in because there is actually a drain inside I believe so I guess it’s made for water to come past that outer seal anyway but hopefully down the interior roof drains and not into the car.
I washed my car and we had a heavy rain since. No leaks that I was able to notice. It is strange though. All of a sudden it looks that way. And why was Honda being so shitty to look at it. They didn’t even bother. All I know, is IF it leaks after 2 separate dealerships shrugged me off about, I won’t be going to get it fixed. I’ll be going to pick up my new car. Lol.
 

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Oh contraire ... the seal is there to prevent water from getting in just like your window seals. There is a drain system in the moonroof for small amounts of water that may get past the seal. However, do not rely on the drains to keep water out.

Your seal may be slightly off now, but over time the gap will get larger ... trust me. In that case too much water may get past the seal, or the drain could get clogged from small bits of debris buildup.

It's best to do the reset procedure as soon as you can.
 
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