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Old 03-05-2003, 06:26 AM   #1
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how can you tell if this system still works?
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Load the trunk with a bunch of weight.......making the car go down in the rear.....
Start it up and watch.......it should raise itself back to level.
I think.......
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On mine...you can hear the compressor working a little easier than watching the car rise...actually try to find a steep hill...in my driveway (steep) is usually where I "hear" it the most....(re-adjusting from street level (flat)

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Does this Auto Leveling System only found on SSE or SSEi'*?

I have not heard of these features on our cars....
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Not sure myself (what yrs or models have it)...I have '93 SSEi...as you can see...
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94 SSEi has it as well.
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you can trick the system as well, to see if it works or to mess with the ride height of the rear. On the pass side rear suspension arm is the auto leveler sensor. its a black box with a long arm that is attached to a rod with 2 ball cup ends. like rc cars use but bigger. the suspension arm has a ball on it that it'* connected to take the ball cup off of the bottom ball and push the lever up and the car will go up. When i drag race i use this trick to keep the car from squatting. i hold up the bar untill the car stops going up then i have a buddie unplug the compressor from the under hood. It keep the rear end really stiff.
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This option was first available in 92, and I think it was all SSE and SSEi. Later SLE'* too. It'll work even with the ignition off.
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Must be nice.....
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Good for heavy grocery runs or pulling the trailer. This system also provides a utility air outlet in the trunk for inflating tires.
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