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Old 01-14-2004, 09:48 AM   #11
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Old 01-14-2004, 02:04 PM   #12
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Sounds like the sensor is telling your car the rear end is sagging when it'* not.
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Well, tonight a friend and I took a look.

We took the Rear-Driver wheel off to examine the sensor. Everything looked fine there...no breakage, etc. So, we tried Freddi'* idea of taking off a line to the air shock to let the air out. Air came out and the car sunk down to normal level, as expected. After connecting the line back up, I started the car. The pump kicked in and this time only ran for 3 seconds or so. I'm not sure if the car rose at all, but if it did it was a TINY amount. So, at least the sensor is not telling it to pump until it'* full. We put 3 wheels in the trunk along with my friend and when I started the car up that time, it did move (though still not very much). Interesting.

Perhaps the sensor arm was stuck from road grime? and jacking the car up to take that wheel off un-stuck it? We did put some penetrating oil on those joints after looking at the sensor, just in case.

Anyway, all appears normal now, but I will keep an eye on it.

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Glad its working. It could have been gunk in the linkage or ice and snow?
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glad I found this post.

Is there a way to manually take control, bypassing sensors and what not, to manually raise and lower the vehicle? What would have to be done?
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You could adjust the ELC linkage arm and tune it either up or down.
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just to clarify what I am sure has already been addressed: is this assembly accessable outside the vehicle or from the trunk?

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Sorry, you have to remove the drivers side rear tire to access the ELC. If you extend the linkage it will lower the car, if you shrink the linkage it will raise the car.
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Hmmm...mine'* acting a little funny too...hope it'* not headed for that problem. It seems that mine has been running a lot lately, at times when it didn't run before, like on absolutley level ground with nothing in the trunk. So far it seems level though.

Good luck with it.
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Hmmm...mine'* acting a little funny too...hope it'* not headed for that problem. It seems that mine has been running a lot lately, at times when it didn't run before, like on absolutley level ground with nothing in the trunk. So far it seems level though.

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Mine never runs more than a few minutes even if I pile up the trunk for a trip. Check for air leaks around the rear shocks, the system needs a good seal.
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