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Old 07-09-2006, 08:51 PM   #11
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Ok, my mechanic guy bypassed the controls and ran the pump manually. Lifted the car up a couple of inches in the back. Might be a tad high now, but a lot of the big bounces are gone now. Feels like a stiffer, higher spring in the back. From what he said, it was almost all the way down to the bottom before.
Oh, and I checked on the back and it is an FE1, so some of the bouncies are probably just the softness of the suspension. Needs a bit of stiffening up, I am thinking!
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If the ELC pump is under the hood, whats the thing underneath by the right rear tire that has hoses coming off it?

Also, isn't there aqn ELC relay in the Relay center? I swear i saw one in there the last time I pulled it off.
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If it'* like a 98, it has a fuse and a relay in the center above the passenger'* foot on the side of car. There'* a diagram of the group on the hush panel when you take it down. I got on a first name basis with the whole system when it didn't work at Christmas last year. Checked from front maxifuse to back. Everything worked. Pump worked when directly powered.

Turned out to be a broken wire from connector inside trunk to the connector for the pump and sensors under the car behind rear wheel. Air and water and all moving the wires around had broken the wire inside. Ran a bypass wire.
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If the ELC pump is under the hood, whats the thing underneath by the right rear tire that has hoses coming off it?

Also, isn't there aqn ELC relay in the Relay center? I swear i saw one in there the last time I pulled it off.
There is a relay in the maxifuse relay center. It was the reason driverjohn'* ELC didn't work for 5 years.

Your ELC pump is in a different location than Erik'* due to the year of your car. 95 was the last year it was under the hood.
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