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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Clearcoat Repair without Repainting

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Emblems/Decals/Paint / Clearcoat Repair without Repainting

Repair Procedure
  1. Thoroughly wash the repair area with Liquid Wash and Wax GM?€‰P/N?€‰1052870 or the equivalent.
  2. Environmental damage may be corrected. Refer to Environmental Fallout (Acid Rain) or Rail Dust Damage Repair.
  3. Important:

    Follow all of the instructions from the manufacturer of the polishing material.

  4. Use a paint gauge before, during, and after sanding and/or polishing, to avoid removing too much clearcoat. Refer to Paint Gauges.
Brake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Caution
Caution: Avoid spilling brake fluid onto painted surfaces, electrical connections, wiring, or cables. Brake fluid will damage painted surfaces and cause corrosion to electrical components. If ...

Clearcoat Thickness
The clearcoat on the vehicle is typically 0.059?€“0.078?€‰mm (1.5?€“2?€‰mils [0.0015?€“0.0020?€‰in]) thick. The clearcoat contains ultraviolet screeners. Removing more than ...

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What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
After the frontal airbags and seat-mounted side impact airbags inflate, they quickly deflate, so quickly that some people may not even realize an airbag inflated. Roof-rail airbags may still be at least partially inflated for some time after they inflate. Some components of the airbag module m ...

Tread Wear Indicators Description
The original equipment tires have tread wear indicators that show when you should replace the tires. The location of these indicators are at 60 degree intervals around the outer diameter of the tire. The indicators appear as a 6 mm (0.25 in) wide band when the tire trea ...

Fuel Pressure Relief
Special Tools EN-34730-91 Pressure Tester For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Warning: Gasoline or gasoline vapors are highly flammable. A fire could occur if an ignition source is present. Never drain or store gasoline or diesel fuel in an open container, due ...

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