Chevy Cruze: Reset the Sunroof

Once in a while, you might find that the sunroof of your Chevy Cruze isn’t working well. This can be due to your car battery dying down, recently replacing it, or a few other reasons. Here’s a step-by-step guide on resetting the sunroof of your Chevy Cruze to make sure it’s working efficiently.


  1. Turn on your ignition or ensure that the Retained Accessory Power (RAP) is active.
  2. Press the open sunroof button to open the back of the window all the way.
  3. Hold the button in position for about 10 seconds.
  4. Release the open button.
  5. Press and hold the close sunroof button and hold it for about ten seconds.
  6. Operate your Chevrolet Cruze’s sunroof as normal.


  1. Turn on your ignition
  2. Press and hold the close button for about 3 seconds until you hear an audio response.
  3. Repeat the procedure three times, after which your sunroof will have reset.
  4. Operate it as normal.

Is Resetting the Chevy Cruze Sunroof Always the Solution?

Resetting the sunroof of your Chevrolet Cruze sunroof usually works, but it depends on the cause of the problem. For instance, resetting your sunroof will work if the cause of the problem is a dead or newly replaced battery. In other cases, you might have to replace your broken switch, remove the dirt/debris on your sunroof, or fix your dead motor.

Other Possible Causes of a Chevy Cruze Sunroof Failure

  • Replaced battery
  • Dirt and debris stuck in the gears
  • Broken switch
  • Dead motor
  • Faulty switch
  • Removed battery
  • Poorly charged battery

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