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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Tracing Powder or Chalk Test

Clean the weatherstrips and the contact surfaces with cleaning solvent.

  1. Apply powder or chalk in an unbroken line to the contact surface of the weatherstrip surrounding the perimeter of the suspected areas.
  2. Close the panel completely without slamming the panel. Closing the panel completely presses the weatherstrip firmly against the mating surface.
  3. Inspect the applied line on the weatherstrip. The applied line is marred where contact is good. A corresponding imprint is on the mating surfaces.
  4. Gaps or irregularities in the powder or the chalk line on the mating surfaces indicate the areas with a poor seal.

Air Pressure Test

  1. Mask off  both the pressure relief valves.
  2. Close all the windows.
  3. Turn the vehicles ventilation fan to the on position, with the selector on high speed and in the defrost mode.
  4. Unlock and close the doors.
  5. Listen for escaping air along the door and the window seals with a stethoscope or a length of heater hose.

Soap Suds or Bubble Test

  1. Mask off the pressure  relief valves.
  2. Close all the windows and the doors.
  3. Turn the vehicles ventilation fan to the on position, with the selector on high speed and in the defrost mode.
  4. Unlock and close the doors
  5. Apply the soap solution to the potential leak areas.
  6. Look for bubbles revealing escaping air.
Air/Wind Noise
Special Tools CH-39570 Chassis Ear GE-41416 Ultrasonic Leak Detector Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section. To analyze a reported windnoise condition, test drive ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Steering Knuckle Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting  and Jacking the Vehicle Remove the wheel bearing and hub assembly. Refer to Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie R ...

Doors
Trunk WARNING Exhaust gases can enter the vehicle if it is driven with the liftgate, trunk/hatch open, or with any objects that pass through the seal between the body and the trunk/hatch or liftgate. Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO) which cannot be seen or smelled. It can cause u ...

Steering Wheel Inflatable Restraint Module Coil Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Remove the steering column upper trim cover. Refer to Steering Column Upper Trim  Cover Replacement. Remove the steering column lower trim cover. Refer to Steering Column Lower Trim Cover Replacement. Remove the steering wheel. Refer to Steering Wheel Rep ...

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