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Old 02-27-2009, 05:37 PM
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My 1996 Bonneville SE is hanging a bit low on the rear passenger side... the shock absorber seems to be fine, does the exact same thing when I push down on it as it does on the driver'* side. Is it probably a bad coil spring?

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Do you have a ELC on your car? Could be a bad strut.
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Not sure what ELC is, but they're gas struts.
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Electronic level control. If there'* a air pump that fills the struts then you have a ELC. If a strut has gone bad the car will sag.
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I'm not sure, but I don't think it does... it'* a base model without any extra features that I know of. I haven't noticed any compressor under the hood... where would it be placed if I did have one?

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I'm not sure, but I don't think it does... it'* a base model without any extra features that I know of. I haven't noticed any compressor under the hood... where would it be placed under the hood?
Check the under passenger side in the rear by the wheel.
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Check the under passenger side in the rear by the wheel.
Didn't see anything... must not have ELC.
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You may have a bad strut. Give them both a close inspection for any leaks. Also look over the springs.
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