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Old 04-24-2004, 03:24 PM   #1
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ok sorry, noob to this forum, lookin for stuff on my girlfriend'* bonnie. something is sevierly wrong with her car, I know the cat'* busted so i'm test piping it temporarily, but there'* this weird thing in the lower right corner of the engine bay that'* been acting up. it'* right behind where the lights would be. It'* been buzzing after the car has been turned off for about 5minutes. Since the layout of the engine and engine bay is COMPLETELY Identical to my buick, it could be a servo related thingamajig. but not exactly sure. thought it could be an Cali emmission thing, but just talked to the 1st owner of the can and he told me it'* an factory option that has to do with suspension??? no Idea...
and to make things worse, the part itself has no marking what so-ever on it.
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Can you see it in this pic or is the airbox in the way....

Maybe its the charcoal cannister if its emissions related....
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it'll be under the air filter box, and tis weird lookin thing its bolted to the body. it'* located at the furthest lower right corner of engine bay, has a harness going into it. making a motor sound, hence why i thought it could be a servo like in my buick, but looks completely different(everything else is exactly identical)

my buick'* a cake to work on, supra'* a pain but fun, but this is getting to be a pain

I could take a picture of it later
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Hmmm. ELC compressor? This will make a "motor" sort of noise after turning off the car as the vehicle is leveled.
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it'* an SSEI
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Yep, similar to my problem. I fixed mine by pulling the fuse. #9 I believe it was.

EDIT: NO! NOT #9! Thats for your brakes. It'* #12 "electronic ride control"
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would this cause to drain the battery when the car'* off?

hm.. gotta start lookin for parts then...
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ok, thanx alot guys i'll look into it
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would this cause to drain the battery when the car'* off?

hm.. gotta start lookin for parts then...
If the pump is running frequently than yes it can drain the battery..
Yep. I have a slow leak in my air struts, so when my car sat for a year, its battery would drain every few weeks.
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any suggestions on replacement struts?
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