Cowl Grille Access Cover Durability Test Procedure
|Publication Date:||1 November 2018|
Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations.
Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence.
Purpose. This requirement ensures that the cowl grille access cover will work properly during the vehicle life time, remain locked when closed avoiding noise and other inconvenience during its operation.
Applicability. This standard applies to cowl grilles that have the cover to access the cold start reservoir used for flex fuel vehicles or the HVAC filter or other. This test is defined to check the durability of the cover on the open/close operation during the vehicle lifetime. This standard applies to all original equipment and replacement Cover components for passenger cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles (MPV), and trucks.
Remarks. This document is the GM Worldwide Air Inlet Panel (AIP) Testing Standard. Its purpose is to establish a common test methodology for AIP Cover systems to ensure that a high quality world class system is consistently developed and produced. This is a living document and any suggestions or revisions will be reviewed and/or updated annually by the AIP Global Subsystem Leadership Team (GSSLT).