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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
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Exterior Windnoise
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Paint Gauges
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Instrument Panel Upper Trim Pad Insert Replacement
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Front Side Door Window Weatherstrip Replacement
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