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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Headlining Trim Panel Replacement (Sedan with Sunroof)

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Headlining Trim Panel Replacement

Callout

Component Name

Warning:

Do not attempt to repair or alter the head impact energy-absorbing material glued to the headliner or to the garnish trims. If the material is damaged, replace the headliner and/or the garnish trim. Failure to do so could result in personal injury.

Caution:

If a vehicle is equipped with a head curtain inflator module ensure that the inflator module and tether are undamaged. If tether or curtain airbag are damaged in any way, they must be replaced.

Caution:

Use care when working around the head curtain inflator module. Sharp tools may puncture the curtain airbag. If the head curtain inflator module is damaged in any way, it must be replaced.

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Disable the SIR system. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling.
  2. Remove the sunshade. Refer to Sunshade Replacement.
  3. Remove the sunshade support. Refer to Sunshade Support Replacement.
  4. Remove the roof rail front assist handle. Refer to Roof Rail Front Assist Handle Replacement.
  5. Remove the roof rail rear assist handle. Refer to Roof Rail Rear Assist Handle Replacement.
  6. Remove the dome lamp bezel. Refer to Dome Lamp Bezel Replacement.
  7. Remove the windshield header courtesy lamp. Refer to Windshield Header Courtesy Lamp Replacement.
  8. Remove the windshield side garnish molding. Refer to Windshield Side Garnish Molding Replacement.
  9. Remove the body lock pillar upper trim panel. Refer to Body Lock Pillar Upper Trim Panel Replacement.
  10. Remove the center pillar upper trim panel. Refer to Center Pillar Upper Trim Panel Replacement.
  11. Move the front seat fully forward and recline.

1

Headliner Trim Panel Retainer (Qty:?€‰3)

2

Headliner Trim Panel Assembly

Procedure

Disconnect the electrical connectors.

Note:

When installing a new headliner, tape any unused connector to the headliner with a high adhesive tape.

Headlining Trim Panel Replacement (Hatchback without Sunroof)
Headlining Trim Panel Replacement Callout Component Name Warning: Do not attempt to repair or alter the head impact energ ...

Headlining Trim Panel Replacement (Sedan without Sunroof)
Headlining Trim Panel Replacement Callout Component Name Warning: Do not attempt to repair or alter the head impact energ ...

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