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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:

Heated Oxygen and Oxygen Sensor Caution
Caution: Do not remove the pigtail from either the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) or the oxygen sensor (O2S). Removing the pigtail or the connector will affect sensor operation. Handle the oxygen sensor carefully. Do not drop the HO2S. Keep the in-line electrical connector and the louver ...

Detecting the Vehicle Ahead
The green vehicle ahead indicator will appear when a vehicle is detected ahead. Whenever this indicator does not appear, FCA will not respond. The indicator may disappear on curves, highway exit ramps, or hills, or due to poor visibility. The FCA system will not detect another vehicle ahead ...

Rear Compartment Stowage Shelf Replacement (Hatchback)
Rear Compartment Stowage Shelf Replacement Callout Component Name 1 Rear Compartment Stowage Shelf Assembly ...

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