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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Body Waterleak Repair

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Body / General / Body Waterleak Repair



Warning:

If the vehicle interior is exposed to moisture and becomes soaked up to the level of the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM), the SDM and SDM harness connector must be replaced. The SDM could be activated when powered, which could cause airbag deployment and result in personal injury.

Depending on the location of the waterleak, you may have to remove certain interior components in order to repair the leak.

  1. If the floor carpet is wet, refer to Floor Carpet Drying.


  2. Cut out a portion of the adhesive caulking in the leak area from inside or outside of the vehicle.
  3. Clean and remove all loose particles of the adhesive old caulking from the area.
  4. Apply joint body and seam sealer where the old adhesive caulking was removed.
  5. Allow the adhesive caulking to dry for several hours.
  6. Test for leaks.
  7. Install the trim, if removed.
Body Hinge Pillar Lower Reinforcement Replacement
Removal Procedure Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning. Disable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the nega ...

Dimensions - Body (4NB)
Point-to-point measurements are for reference only. All measurements are given in millimeters. Use these measurements for diagnosing and estimating. Point-to-point measurements are duplicated with ...

Other materials:

Rear Side Door Window Regulator Handle Replacement
Rear Side Door Window Regulator Handle Replacement Callout Component Name 1 Rear Side Door Window Regulator Handle Clip Procedure Use the appropriate tool, remove the clip from handle. 2 ...

Front Disc Brake Pads Replacement
Removal Procedure Warning: Refer to Brake Dust Warning. Note: Always replace disc brake pads in axle sets. Inspect the fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir. If the brake fluid level is midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowab ...

Scrub Radius Description
Ideally, the scrub radius is as small as possible. Normally, the SAI angle and the centerline of the tire and the wheel intersect below the road surface, causing a positive scrub radius. With struts, the SAI angle is much larger than the long arm/short arm type of suspension. This allows the S ...

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