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Old 01-04-2005, 05:05 PM   #11
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then only thing that it says is to check for the compressor operation. and you said that that is ok. when you have weight in the back of the car does it raise?? or is the car just sitting to low?? does the ELC work at all??

I think that there might be a clog in the line. the lines are 1/8 dia.
The car sags to the back like i have 3 kids back there. I can still see the top of the rear tires but it doesnt look like this. This is the look I am looking for, the correct working matter. Thats if I dont need the lines for new struts:







Now for the other car below. See how his sag but not too low. Thats how mine looks.



Now for the other car below. See how his sag but not too low. Thats how mine looks.

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the lines are 1/8 dia
How do I get to this? What doo I need?
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I would imagine that if you have any connections with places that sell truck (Semi) parts contact them about 1/8 dia. air lines and see what you come up with

have u tried to adjust the sensor arm yet??
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I don't know what or where the sensor arm is.
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It is on the back right suspension. It is what tells the car when to raise or lower the car.

I will get a write up on how to adjust
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you owe big time for this

Height sensor operational check

turn ignition Off then on to reset the sensor timer circuts
disconnect the sensor arm
check that the wiring is securely connected to the sensor, and the harness ground wire is connected
Move the actuating arm up, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the compressor starts and the struts start to inflate. As soon as the struts fill stop the compressor by moving the arm down
Move the actuating arm down below a postion where the compressor stopped, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the the struts start to deflate and the vehicle lowers
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Height sensor adjustment

park vehicle on level floor
check the following
tire inflation pressures
fuel level in tank, tnak should be near full
no load should be in the vehicle
place front seats in rear position
turn ignition to ON to activete the system
bounce the rear of the vehicle three times to normalize the suspension

loosen the lock blot that clamps the metal actuating arm to the plastic actuatuing arm. To raise the height, move the plastic arm upward, to lower the height move it down ward.
tighten the lock bolt
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you owe big time for this

Height sensor operational check

turn ignition Off then on to reset the sensor timer circuts
disconnect the sensor arm
check that the wiring is securely connected to the sensor, and the harness ground wire is connected
Move the actuating arm up, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the compressor starts and the struts start to inflate. As soon as the struts fill stop the compressor by moving the arm down
Move the actuating arm down below a postion where the compressor stopped, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the the struts start to deflate and the vehicle lowers

Does the car have to be jacked up for this procedure?
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Thanx for the help
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you owe big time for this

Height sensor operational check

turn ignition Off then on to reset the sensor timer circuts
disconnect the sensor arm
check that the wiring is securely connected to the sensor, and the harness ground wire is connected
Move the actuating arm up, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the compressor starts and the struts start to inflate. As soon as the struts fill stop the compressor by moving the arm down
Move the actuating arm down below a postion where the compressor stopped, there should be a 7-10 sec delay before the the struts start to deflate and the vehicle lowers

Does the car have to be jacked up for this procedure?
to check the operation you could but for the adjustment the car it should be on the ground
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No Success!!!!!


What is that thing.......oh yeah, the sensor arm. I can't find that thing. Are you sure this is for the ELC and not the CCR? only thing I saw on the rear left wheel was the cord for the shock. Same for the other side. But that plug thingy, I checked that out the other day and no air comes out of it. THe sensor arm gotta be somewhere else.
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