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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 ...

Other materials:

Radio Replacement (Without US8)
Radio Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the instrument panel center molding. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Molding Replacement. 1 Radio Bolts (Qty: 4) ...

Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Drum Brake)
Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedures Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Rem ...

Drive and Driven Sprocket, Drive Link, and Park Pawl Installation (6T30)
Drive and Driven Sprocket, Drive Link, and Park Pawl Installation Callout Component Name 1 Front Differential Carrier Baffle 2 Baffle Retainer 3 Front Differential ...

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