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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Body Waterleak Repair

Warning: If the vehicle interior is exposed to moisture and becomes

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.

  1. Cut out a portion of the adhesive caulking in the leak area from inside or outside of the vehicle.
  2. Clean and remove all loose particles of the adhesive old caulking from the area.
  3. Apply joint body and seam sealer where the old adhesive caulking was removed.
  4. Allow the adhesive caulking to dry for several hours.
  5. Test for leaks.
  6. Install the trim, if removed.
Air Hose Test
Caution: The air hose test should only be used on fully cured urethane adhesive. Otherwise, damage to the urethane adhesive bead could result in additional leaks. Using a liquid detergent, ...

Stationary Window Waterleak Repair
Note: If any water enters the vehicle interior up to the level of the carpet or higher and soaks the carpet, the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) and the SDM harness connector may need to be rep ...

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Power Steering Gear Inlet Pipe/Hose Replacement
Removal Procedure Remove front bumper fascia. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement Remove as much power steering fluid from the remote power steering fluid reservoir as possible. Place drain pans under the vehicle as needed. Remove power steering gear inlet hose bolt (1). ...

Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
Driving with a Trailer When towing a trailer: Х Become familiar with the state and local laws that apply specifically to trailer towing. Х Do not tow a trailer during the first 800 km (500 mi), to prevent damage to the engine, axle or other parts. Х Then, during the first 800 km (500 mi) tra ...

Vehicle Load Limits
It is very important to know how much weight the vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the weight of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory-installed options. Two labels on the vehicle show how much weight it may properly carry: the Tire and Loadi ...

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