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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Service Prior to Assembly

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Powertrain / Engine / General / Service Prior to Assembly

The importance of cleanliness during assembly cannot be overstated. Dirt or debris will cause engine damage. An automobile engine is a combination of many machined, honed, polished and lapped surfaces with minor tolerances. When any internal engine parts are serviced, care and cleanliness are important. A liberal coating of engine oil should be applied to friction areas during assembly in order to protect and lubricate the surfaces on initial operation. Throughout this section, it should be understood that proper cleaning and protection of machined surfaces and friction areas are part of the repair procedure. This is considered standard shop practice even if not specifically stated.

Use the proper tools to measure the components when checking for excessive wear. Components not within the manufacturer's specification must be repaired or replaced.

Lubricate all moving parts with engine oil or a specified assembly lubricant. This will provide lubrication for initial start up.

When the components are reinstalled into an engine, return the components to their original location, position, and direction.

Separating Parts
Note: Disassembly of the piston, press fit design piston pin, and connecting rod may create scoring or damage to the piston pin and piston pin bore. If the piston, pin, and connectin ...

Special Tools
Illustration Tool Number/Description 207649 Rod Hairpins 547324 Flange Screws ...

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Turn Signal Multifunction Switch Replacement
.. Turn Signal Multifunction Switch Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the upper trim cover and the lower trim cover from the steering column. Refer to Steering Column Lower Trim Cover Replacemen ...

Engine Component Description
Cylinder Block The cylinder hollow frame structured in–line 4 cylinder. The block has 5 crankshaft bearings with the thrust bearing located on the third bearing from the front of the engine. Crankshaft The crankshaft is a steel crankshaft. It is supported ...

Exhaust Camshaft Replacement
Removal Procedure Remove the camshaft intake and exhaust sprocket. Refer to Camshaft Intake and Exhaust Sprocket Replacement. Remove and DISCARD the camshaft sprocket bolts (2) and the camshaft position exciter wheels (1). Allow the both camshaft ...

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