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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Body Waterleak Repair

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Body / Body Waterleak Repair

Body Waterleak Repair

Warning:If the vehicle interior is exposed to moisture and becomessoaked up to the level of the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM),the SDM and SDM harness connector must be replaced. The SDM couldbe activated when powered, which could cause airbag deployment andresult in personal injury.

Depending on the location of the waterleak, you may have toremove certain interior components in order to repair theleak.

If the floor carpet is wet refer toFloor Carpet Drying.

Body Waterleak Repair

Cut out a portion of the adhesive caulking in the leak areafrom inside or outside of the vehicle.Clean and remove all loose particles of the adhesive oldcaulking from the area.Apply joint body and seam sealer where the old adhesivecaulking was removed.Allow the adhesive caulking to dry for several hours.Test for leaks.Install the trim, if removed.

How to Identify Plastic Parts
saepvcsaePlastic parts can be identified by the SAE code, which isusually found on the rear of the part, and/or by thecharacteristics of the plastic. Knowing the type of plastic aids inselecting the p ...

General Plastic Repair
Warning:In order to reduce the risk of personal injury when exposedto toxic fumes while grinding, cutting, or applying repair materialon any type of sheet molded compound or RIM rigid plastic, observe ...

Other materials:

Brake Rotor/Drum Balance Inspection Disc Brakes Brake Rotors
Support the vehicle drive axle on a suitable hoist. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the tire and wheel assemblies from the drive axle.Refer toTire and Wheel Removal and Installation.Warning:Refer toWork Stall Test Warning.Reinstall the wheel nuts in order to retain the brakerotors.Run ...

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