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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: General Plastic Repair

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Body / 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, observethe following guidelines:

Work in a properly ventilated areaApply protective cream to any exposed skinRemove any mixture that comes into contact with skinWash skin with cold water to remove glass and resindustUse a sander with a vacuum attachmentFollow the repair material manufacturer's instructions

Also, always wear the following:

An approved respirator, or air supplied respiratorEye protectionRubber glovesEarplugsProtective clothing

The following procedures should be followed when repairingall types of thermoset plastic:

Follow the manufacturer's application and curingrecommendations.Do not intermix systems. Use the supplies and the repairmaterials from the same manufacturer.Clean the inner and outer surfaces of the repair area with asoap impregnated scouring pad in order to remove any dirt or moldrelease agent.Clean the area with a wax and grease remover, using onlyenough of the remover to dampen a cloth. Allow the panel to drythoroughly.Remove the surface finish from the area to be repaired.Adhesives are designed to adhere to the plastic substrate, not thefinish.Prime a metal surface before applying the repairmaterial.Inspect the rear side of the work area before making repairsin order to avoid possible damage to wires, motors, etc.
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 ...

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Airbag Readiness Light
This light shows if there is an electrical problem with the airbag system. The system check includes the airbag sensor(s), the passenger sensing system, the pretensioners, the airbag modules, the wiring, and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For more information on the airbag system, ...

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