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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Interior Windnoise

Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section.

Interior windnoise is not heard when the window is lowered. Interior windnoise is caused by the air leaving the inside of the vehicle through a seal or a seam.

  1. Tape over the relief valves to cause added air  pressure within the vehicle.
  2. Test drive the vehicle and listen for windnoise or a whistle.
  3. Pull the vehicle over and make the temporary repairs using masking tape. If you cannot determine the source of the windnoise, perform one or more of the following diagnostic tests:

Special Tools and Equipment

Squeaks and Rattles

Exterior Windnoise
Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section. Exterior windnoise is louder when the vehicle is driven with one or more windows down. Exterior windnoise occurs when air passes ...

Squeaks and Rattles
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Other materials:

Compass
The vehicle may have a compass display in the Driver Information Center (DIC). The compass receives its heading and other information from the Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna, StabiliTrak, and vehicle speed information. Avoid covering the GPS antenna, located on the roof, for long perio ...

Tracing Powder or Chalk Test
Clean the weatherstrips and the contact surfaces with cleaning solvent. Apply powder or chalk in an unbroken line to the contact surface of the weatherstrip surrounding the perimeter of the suspected areas. Close the panel completely without slamming the panel. Closing the panel comple ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the front wheelhouse front panel as noted  from the original panel. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding where front wheelhouse front panel and front wheelhouse overlap. Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces f ...

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