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Old 09-18-2003, 12:17 AM   #1
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So...here we go.

As most of you know I had my new Magnaflow exhaust done today. Well upon close inspection, the rubber air bags of my air shocks on the back of the car were shot. There was a lot of grease on my ball joints and tie rods. The rear suspension on G-body cars is quite complex. So, I ordered new Monroe shocks...air shocks in white of course. Now after the boys at Zoro installed the exhaust they got going on the shocks.

To my disapointment, the air bags did not inflate. The compressor under there was not active. So...we investigated. Turns out there is a junction box underneath the car with electrical connections. TERRIBLE design. Anyway, the plug for the compressor was disconnected and terribly corroded. We cleaned it out and put it back in the junction box...still no luck. Then we noticed 5 wires going into 6 slots...one was empty

WTF??? so I bought these super expensive shocks and no ELC.

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start kickin down doors of Oldsmobile dealer mechanics.pure and simple
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We got to know how the system works...

Do you have the road sensing suspension or just the height sensor? There is probably going to be a relay and a couple of fuses involved as well.
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its probably a mixture of FE3 (load leveling) and the Sport stiffing suspension
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I have the literature from the GM G-body manual...

I will read it tomorrow
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You had new Magnaflow exhaust done today??? You talking just tips or mufflers....did I miss something bro?
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Peter, I did the mufflers and tips today as well as the shocks

The ELC issue is related to the shocks. It was a busy day
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