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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:

Front Wheel Drive Intermediate Shaft Replacement
Front Wheel Drive Intermediate Shaft Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the wheel drive shaft assembly from the vehicle ...

Fuel Injector Replacement
Fuel Injector Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Disconnect battery negative cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection. Remove the fuel injection fuel rail assembly. Refer t ...

Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
(Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer): Push the turn signal lever away from you to turn the high beams on. Push the lever again or pull the lever toward you to return to low beams. This indicator light turns on in the instrument cluster when the high-beam headlamps are on. ...

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