guyslp Posted September 22, 2014 Report Share Posted September 22, 2014 Hello All, Sorry I have been popping up here more to ask questions than to answer any. Life's been throwing a lot of busy-ness my way lately. A couple of months ago I installed a new set of front struts along with Gabriel rear shocks with the air leveling feature. The ELC seems to be working perfectly with one possible exception: it may be having to run "too often," but I'm not certain what "too often" is, exactly. If the car sits overnight I will definitely have some "sag" at the rear and will immediately get a Car Is Leveling light, sometimes before I start the car if I'm slow about doing that after I get in. It will also do the same thing, but the time to level is shorter, after sitting for several hours. I only occasionally get the Car Is Leveling light while driving, and this tends to be after cornering fairly hard or heading up a steep grade. Once the shocks have been pumped up, how long should that air be held before it needs to run a leveling cycle again? I am presuming, of course, that we're talking about this without there having been a change in the load in either the rear seat or trunk. I know that if you add (or subtract) several rear-seat passengers or a load of stuff in the trunk the car will level. When I checked the system after getting everything installed again there is clearly a slow, very slow, leak where the air line that leads back to the shocks connects to the overpressure valve. There may, possibly, be others at the various fittings and I need to check again. I don't believe there could be a major leak in the air lines anywhere or else the car would not be able to level nor stay level at all. Since I'd like to have everything working as designed I'm turning to those who've "been there, done that" to find out what constitutes within normal limits for ELC retention of pressure, frequency of activation of the compressor, and length of activation of the compressor. Thanks for your insights. Brian Quote Brian Bri the Tech Guy http://email@example.com (540) 324-5032 "If it's got you screaming, I'll help you stop!!" Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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