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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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Climate Controls
If equipped with these climate control systems, the heating, cooling, and ventilation can be controlled for the vehicle. Climate Control System with Heater and Air Conditioning 1. Temperature Control 2. Fan Control 3. Air Delivery Mode Control 4. Driver and Passenger Heated Seats (If Equipp ...

Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Moldings
Caution Failure to clean and protect the bright metal moldings can result in a hazy white finish or pitting. This damage would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. The bright metal moldings on the vehicle are aluminum. To prevent damage always follow these cleaning instructions: Be sure ...

Shift Fork Cleaning and Inspection (Gen 2)
Warning: Wear safety glasses to avoid injury when using compressed air or any cleaning solvent. Bodily injury may occur if fumes are inhaled or if skin is exposed to chemicals. Clean the following components with a suitable solvent. Air dry all the parts. 3rd and ...

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