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Old 05-01-2003, 09:01 PM   #1
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Hi all,
I'm new here. Sure hope someone can help.I have a 2001 Bonneville SE, I bought new. Other than the fact that my ex picked it out, just before a nasty divorce, I really love the car. It'* a flashy "maple" marroon color, and looks pretty sharp.
It has had the best in maintainence, thanks to a good friend ,nothing but the best for her!
It has almost 70k miles on it, and I have had to have the calipers, rotors, (luckily, under warranty) and a front wheel bearing hub assembly replaced,evidently a common problem per the dealer.
Just recently, the level control seems to be out of control ! We noticed that the back end is higher than usual. We tried putting some weight in the back and still goes up, even let the air out of rear shocks only to have them be charged again as soon as car is started.
Seems like something in car says it needs to compensate for weight or level even though it doesn't.Definitley out of control!
If any one as been thru this before we would certainly like to know how to fix it.Thanks in advance for any help or advice,
Maryanne
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Sounds like the level sensor is broken or misaligned under the back of the car.
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Thats kinda wha t we thought,that some kind of sensor is out of wack.Where is this level sensor located so we can either realign it or test it or replace it?Thanks
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Thats kinda wha t we thought,that some kind of sensor is out of wack.Where is this level sensor located so we can either realign it or test it or replace it?Thanks
I know that on my '95 it is under the rear of the car at the end of the suspension arm. It looks like a black box with an arm comming off of the side. IF you get down and look under the rear you should be able to see it. There should be an adjustment on it to. Something like a screw you can loosen to move the arm up or down on the shaft that goes to the sensor. IT will only be able to be adjusted about 3/4" in either direction from center. So if yours is sitting higher than that there may be something else going on to. Like I said, this is based off my '95 but I would expect something similar for yours.
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Yeah, it'* just like that, in the left rear wheel well on the 2000+, a 10mm bolt holds it on.
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