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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Stationary Window Waterleak Repair

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / General Information / Waterleaks / 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 replaced. The SDM could be activated when powered, which could cause deployment of the air bag(s) and result in personal injury. Before attempting these procedures, the SRS system must be disabled. Refer to Disabling the SRS System.

With the ignition OFF, inspect the SDM mounting area, including the carpet. If any significant soaking or evidence of significant soaking is detected, you must perform the following tasks:

  1. Remove all water.
  2. Repair the water damage.
  3. Replace the SDM harness connector.
  4. Replace the SDM.

Carefully follow these tasks to ensure personal safety, avoid air bags deployment or unneeded SRS system repairs.

  1. If the floor carpet is wet, refer to Floor Carpet Drying.
  2. Remove the trim moldings or the headlining assembly in order to repair the leak, if needed. Refer to interior trim and panelling section, for appropriate procedures.
  3. Determine the source of water entry.
  4. If water is leaking at the edge of the windshield, reseal the windshield using a GM approved Urethane Adhesive Caulking Kit
  5. If water leaks into the vehicle at the sides of the stationary windows, reseal the window using a GM approved Urethane Adhesive Caulking Kit.
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 SD ...

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Instrument Panel Compartment Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the instrument panel outer trim cover - right side. Refer to Instrument Panel Outer Trim Cover Replacement - Right Side. Instrument Panel Compartment Screw (Qty: 5) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 2.5 Nm (22 lb in) ...

Aluminum Wheel Porosity Repair
Remove the tire and wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal   and Installation. Inflate the tire to the manufactures specified pressure as stated on the tire. Submerge the tire/wheel into a water bath in order to locate the leak. Inscribe a mark on the wheel in order to indic ...

Courtesy/Illuminated Entry Lamps
The following lamps may be manually turned ON by placing the interior lamp switch in the ON position, or by opening a door while the switch is in the AUTO position. The dome lamp The liftgate lamps Courtesy lamps The courtesy lamp supply voltage circuit of the body control module (BCM) ...

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