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Rear suspension is not lifting up and 'check ride control' lights up. While driving, the rear drags and I bounce around. How much will cost to fix this problem?

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You may find that the little air pump for the suspension has siezed, I had the same problem with my car and found that the pumps are only lightly lubricated with with a grease type lubricant but the lubricant eventually dries and the piston wont slide up and down the bore as the piston has rubber "O" rings on it and wont slide in a dry bore.
The pump for mine was located under the right side front guard.
I ended up removing the rear air shocks and replaced them with normal air shocks with the tyre type valve that you pump up at the garage, never had any more trouble after that.
Hope this helps

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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