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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:

Roof Rail Front Assist Handle Replacement
Roof Rail Front Assist Handle Replacement Callout Component Name 1 Roof Rail Front Assist Handle Fastener (Qty:?€‰2) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution. Procedure Fold the assist handle downward ...

Drive Range, First Gear (Gen 2)
As the vehicle speed increases, the transmission control module (TCM) receives input signals from the automatic transmission input and output speed sensors, throttle position sensor and other vehicle sensors to determine the precise moment to de-energize or ?urn OFF?the shift solenoid, and to ...

Tire and Wheel Assembly Runout Measurement - On-Vehicle
Raise and support the vehicle. Closely inspect each tire for proper and even bead seating. If any of the tire beads were not properly or evenly seated, reseat the tire bead, then proceed to step 4. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Wrap the circumferenc ...

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