Question about Chevrolet Uplander

Open Question

My 2006 chevy uplander conversion van has excessive side to side sway.a month ago the right rear shock blew & after dealer replaced both rear air shocks & blamed the right rear spring compression during the "kneel" function for wearing it out every 3 or 4 years.the kneel function stopped working because of it's controller burnt out.this cost hundreds $ to replace, i didn't need it and do not it to kill my new shocks so i didn't have kneel circuit replaced. even with new air shocks,sway problem persists & seems to also bottom out easily.they checked,and say air-compressor and "level" sensor works and has no adjustment so as to allow shocks to fill to a higher pressure to stiffen the rear end to improve ride.dealer says he can't do anything more & he "has seen worse".Can you help ???

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: i have a2001 cherokee sport

Clunking noise in the rear of the vehicle is a broad statement. When is the vehicle doing it? Is it all the time or just over bumps? Is it happening only going around curves? Is it a constant bump that speeds up and slows down with the vehicle speed. You would be supprised how many clunking noises can come from the driveline not the suspension. It could be anything from a bushing to your rear differential getting ready to grenade.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

Ad
  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: 2004 yukon xl denali self-leveling rear air shocks

There's a lever that connects the driver-side rear shock to the Automatic Level Control module (the air compressor and the ride-height sensor). Disconnect the lever from the shock and rotate it up and hold it. The compressor should kick in when you hold in place after a few seconds. If it doesn't kick in, make sure your fuses and relays are good. Otherwise, you may have a failed ALC module/burned out air compressor (from the shocks being shot). After you replace the shocks (and after you recouped from the heart attack you had when you shelled out $500+ for each shock), replace the ALC module/compressor (it's all one unit), and test it - it should kick on when you rotate the lever up again.

Figure about $350 for the ALC module from your dealer, and make sure the part numbers match! Your truck came with an upgraded ALC module from the 2001-2004 module, which were prone to water damage.

Good luck!

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

  • 1129 Answers

SOURCE: 99 Deville rear air shocks not working.

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.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

michaelcanto
  • 76 Answers

SOURCE: 1997 Plymoth Grand Voyager, Excessive outer tire wear

He must of hit a curb or pothole, The vehicle needs a 4 wheel alignment, Chances are pretty good theres visable major damage. Also check the lower ball joints, there was a lubrication issue as the zerk fittings don't accept or hold grease.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: 98 cadillac deville needs rear shocks

I have a 1998 Deville and both rear coil springs are broken.. It also has the air shocks that I dont think work.. Can I put regular shocks in and is there a after market coil spring out there for it ??

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I also have a 2006 Chevy Uplander how to keep my bed from sagging when connecting my trailer to the trailer bottoms out I'm driving on the road


Ask for uprated springs or change shocks for adjustable. It could be they are worn and heavy loads are too much for them. Just rear units should sort this.

Oct 13, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How do tell if the rear air suspension system is working?


this is located on the axle and to the shell, the rife level sensor.
81zkolfl49l._sx463_-lnl2gu4ihoxszz5hfvvcpt4h-2-0.jpg

Feb 02, 2018 | 2006 Chevrolet Uplander

2 Answers

Rear wiper on chevy uplander does not work. fuses


i have a 2006 chevy uplander and i need to change the low beam headlamp how do i do it, also about a month after we had got the van the rear wiper stopped working i haven't checked the fuse yet, but is this a common problem for the uplander, and also the abs light stays on what should i do for that problem, and also when we drive it and then shut it off it does not want to turn on right away.

Oct 25, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet Uplander

1 Answer

Parking lights coming on by themselves


the switch is bad please replace same

Jul 30, 2009 | 1996 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

Rear air conditioning


The rear fan fuse is located in the engine compartment on the drivers side to the bottom right of the master cylinder there is a black cover, its right in there it should be a 30 amp fuse, if you flip the fuse cover it will tell you where it is. hope it helps, but if it blown look into the fan or the switch, it blew because of a reason.

Jun 11, 2008 | 1996 Chevrolet Express

5 Answers

2006 Chevrolet Uplander LT 2wd bad road noise in the rear end


i had the same problem, i found out that both rear torque arm bushing are filled with liquid grease, when they go bad all the grease comes out of them and then the metal sleeve inside the bushing starts the hit the bolts, when you hit a bump. that was the loud noise, that i had.

May 15, 2008 | 2007 Chevrolet Uplander LT Minivan

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

78 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

79851 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...