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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Liftgate Adjustment



Liftgate Adjustment

Callout

Component Name

1

Liftgate

Caution:

Refer to Fastener Caution.

Procedure

  1. Loosen the 4 liftgate hinge bolts to adjust the liftgate.
  2. Adjust the liftgate in order to obtain an even gap between the liftgate and the roof, the quarter outer panel, the tail lamp and rear bumper fascia and so that the liftgate is flush with the roof, the quarter outer panel, the tail lamp and rear bumper fascia.
Adjustment:

  • Liftgate to roof?€‰(a) 5.5?€‰mm?€‰?±?€‰1.0?€‰mm?€‰(0.22?€‰in?€‰?±?€‰0.04?€‰in)
  • Liftgate to quarter outer panel?€‰(b) 4.0?€‰mm?€‰?±?€‰1.0?€‰mm?€‰(0.16?€‰in?€‰?±?€‰0.04?€‰in)
  • Liftgate to tail lamp?€‰(c) 3.5?€‰mm?€‰?±?€‰1.0?€‰mm?€‰(0.14?€‰in?€‰?±?€‰0.04?€‰in)
  • Liftgate to rear bumper fascia?€‰(d) 5.0?€‰mm?€‰?±?€‰1.0?€‰mm?€‰(0.20?€‰in?€‰?±?€‰0.04?€‰in)
Tighten


22?€‰Y (16?€‰lb?€‰ft)

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