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Old 11-30-2006, 04:29 PM   #1
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Im about to put some coil spring boosters in my coil springs so I can have some reinforcement for my rear struts, because my speakers are wearing them down. I dont have money for heavy duty springs or new struts, so while doing this what should I consider about the ELC?
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ok lets step back here a second....

Please put your year and the model in your Sig....we need this info to procede further
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Not 100% sure what you mean, but I hope you are not talking about those rubber coil spring spacers. Those things destroy your alignment, and consequently your tyres and front end components.
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they're something like the rubber ones but they're metal and adjustable. I know they'll put more strain on my front end as in braking and mess up my alignment. I've used them before on my old bonnie but it didn't have the ELC. So I wanted to know if I should pull the fuse for the ELC or not. The sounds in the trunk is making me lose fuel and my front end is up more than the rear
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no dont pull the ELC....the ELC is designed to compensate for the additional weight that is in the trunk...if the rear of the car is sagging then you have a issue with the ELC and something is preventing from it from working properly

i would NOT use the spring blocks, and get the ELC working back to factroy specs
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Fix your ELC. It'* a calculated balanced part of your FE2 suspension. Start a topic in 92-99, and we'll help you troubleshoot it.

The metal and rubber spacers are bad news. They 'point load' your springs. If you want to do it right, get the FULL COIL rubber type, but it won't do you any good until you get your ELC working again. And with that working, the springs won't even rest on them until you go into compression (cornering).
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Ok before I do that, the why it works is that you turn it on, feel it up with air, then press off.....right?
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Ok before I do that, the why it works is that you turn it on, feel it up with air, then press off.....right?
I can't interpret that grammar.

If you're talking about filling it up with air by using the buttons in the trunk, that will do nothing. The buttons in the trunk only direct air to the outlet in the trunk for tire inflation, etc. The suspension leveling is automatic only.
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If you can make the pump come on with the trunk buttons I suspect the height sensor under the car. It'* got a link on the back side of the suspension arms, you should see it from the back of the car. Check if it'* present. Report back with what you find.
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Let'* troubleshoot the ELC in 92-99, not here in General Chat.

Your owner'* manual should describe the difference between ELC and the Inflator.
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