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October 12, 2012, 5:21 pm

Glen L
 

Question: where is the adjustment for the self leveling system

rear hydraulic system works but sags with a half tank of fuel.


October 23, 2012, 8:49 pm

Tyler O
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Front Adjustment of Vehicle Level

Preliminary operations:
Checking vehicle level at front and rear axles. See: Testing and Inspection\Component Tests and General Diagnostics




Adjust or correct vehicle level by:
a) Changing height of rubber mount (13) .
Changing the height "a" of the rubber mount by 5 mm changes vehicle level by approx. 9 mm .
b) Matching, spring/rubber mount.
If adjustment of the rubber mounts is not possible, recalculate the match-up between the front springs (12) and rubber mounts (13).

After completing work on axles and springs:
adjust headlights.

Note

I Of II



II Of II



Four rubber mounts are available




When evaluating the vehicle level always check vehicle level at front and rear axles The permissible difference "a" in the vehicle level between the left and right sides of the vehicle should not exceed a maximum of:

with measuring instrument approx. 9 mm
with tape measure approx. 15 mm (from center of wheel to fender cutout).


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October 23, 2012, 8:50 pm

Tyler O
Expert Mechanic


Rear Adjustment of Vehicle Level

Preliminary operations:
Checking vehicle level at front and rear axles. See: Testing and Inspection\Component Tests and General Diagnostics




Adjust or correct vehicle level by:
a) Changing height of rubber mount (74) .
Changing the height "a" of the rubber mount by 5 mm changes vehicle level by approx. 9 mm .

b) Matching, spring/rubber mount .
If adjustment of the rubber mounts is not possible, recalculate the matchup between the rear springs (73) and rubber mounts.

After completing work on axles and springs:
adjust headlights.

Note

I Of II



I Of II



Three different rubber mounts are available.




When evaluating the vehicle level always check vehicle level at front and rear axles. The permissible difference in the vehicle level between the left and right sides of the vehicle should not exceed a maximum of:

with measuring tool approx. 9 mm
with tape measure approx. 15 mm (from center of wheel to fender cutout).


0/0 users found this helpful.

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