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Is there anyway to just take a air pump & blow up the Air Suspension Systems when it fails? I may get the conversion kit but I'm in school and money is VERY tight! Please let me know if I pump up the system just to git it back up for a few weeks? Thank you, Dwane

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You could just find the pump, which is probably between the rear wheels somewhere. Run a wire from the fuse box on a switch and another wire to a ground on the car and pump the suspension up when it gets low. I did it on a 96 caddy and it was actually way more fun to drive after that. Good luck.

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