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Old 01-12-2007, 12:46 AM   #11
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Moved to General Chat.

This doesn't appear to be a mechanical problem at this point.
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willwren,
Agreed...should have posted here.

Confirmed, through visual inspection, RPO code lookups, and testing, that I do have a functioning load leveling suspension.

To those who said the compressor would be in the bumper behind passenger rear tire, that is correct!

Sat on trunk for 10 minutes before realizing key had to be on to activate compressor

The "grandma-car" Buick doesn't have a selector button.
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Does it have a valve in the trunk that you could hook a hose up to and inflate stuff like a Bonny would?
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Does it have a valve in the trunk that you could hook a hose up to and inflate stuff like a Bonny would?
only the bonne got that
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And the Transport.
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I was right the first time, we were talking H bodies.
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yeah and hope the compressor doesn't break on you. It did in Bronze Bonnie'* and we looked up the price on gmpartsdirect - $200 sumpin bucks. I'm sure you get get it at the junkyard cheaper wherever you live, but not us. They wanted $250 USED! *******.

Note! You can't always hear the compressor. In my SSE it is so faint that you actually have to get right down to it to hear it. That probably means its going bad.
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Note! You can't always hear the compressor. In my SSE it is so faint that you actually have to get right down to it to hear it. That probably means its going bad.
actually its the exact opposite from what i have seen and experienced.....it your compressor is loud, its prolly on the way out
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actually its the exact opposite from what i have seen and experienced.....it your compressor is loud, its prolly on the way out
Oh.... Well then hooray for me. My GXP compressor is quite loud so I though quiet must mean bad.
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