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Load Levelers The load levelers keep on turning on and off when driving. Is there a way to turn off the load levelers? or is there a simple inexpensive repair that can be done? This problem occured when the car was transported on a car carrier.

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  • 599 Answers haulers know to disconn the battery before transporting so that doesnt happen... back charge the fools the repair costs to change out your levelers.. remove fuse/relay to leveling system and check aftermarket (monroe or gabrel) for replacement system.... also..first...disconnect battery for 10 minutes to clear settings and zero everything ... that may solve this simply

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