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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Body Waterleak Repair

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Body / General / Body Waterleak Repair



Warning:

If the vehicle interior is exposed to moisture and becomes soaked up to the level of the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM), the SDM and SDM harness connector must be replaced. The SDM could be activated when powered, which could cause airbag deployment and result in personal injury.

Depending on the location of the waterleak, you may have to remove certain interior components in order to repair the leak.

  1. If the floor carpet is wet, refer to Floor Carpet Drying.


  2. Cut out a portion of the adhesive caulking in the leak area from inside or outside of the vehicle.
  3. Clean and remove all loose particles of the adhesive old caulking from the area.
  4. Apply joint body and seam sealer where the old adhesive caulking was removed.
  5. Allow the adhesive caulking to dry for several hours.
  6. Test for leaks.
  7. Install the trim, if removed.
Body Hinge Pillar Lower Reinforcement Replacement
Removal Procedure Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning. Disable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling. Disconnect the nega ...

Dimensions - Body (4NB)
Point-to-point measurements are for reference only. All measurements are given in millimeters. Use these measurements for diagnosing and estimating. Point-to-point measurements are duplicated with ...

Other materials:

Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
The vehicle has a number of computers that record information about the vehicle’s performance and how it is driven. For example, the vehicle uses computer modules to monitor and control engine and transmission performance, to monitor the conditions for airbag deployment and deploy them in a ...

Tire and Wheel Balancing (Wheel Pilot Bore Greasing)
Beginning with MY 2011 vehicle, pilot bore grease should be applied. To enable this, grease must be applied to the pilot bore to prevent the wheel from seizing onto the hub. Refer to Adhesives, Fluids, Lubricants, and Sealers for pilot bore lubricant part number. Do not use any pene ...

Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side
Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedures Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the left wheel drive shaft. Refer to Fr ...

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