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Just bought a 2000 Cadallic Deville DTS and the rear bounces bad. I have never heard the air pump for the shocks kick on or run. Could the problem be the shocks or the air pump? I know how shocks work but not on the caddy with a air pump. The car doesnt sag or stand tall in the back. It is at a normal height. My thinking is that if the pump isnt working there would not be any presure on the shocks causing them to bounce like they are junk. I have no warning lights or alarms. On another note i have found rear shocks online for $70 a pair that says will work but will this affect the cumpter system. Thanks Gary

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This is an expensive repair sometimes and you may want to replace this system with inflatable air bags that fit inside the rear coil springs and then are inflated. I think they cost about $80.00 or $120.00 depending on the car.

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