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I have a 2002 Cadillac Deville, I just changed the rims and need to lift my ass up a little. I am looking for the air value but no luck. Can you guys lead me to the right direction
Thanks in advance Torres
 

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Re: air ride

There is no "air valve' -

Our cars do NOT have "air ride". They have rear Electronic Level Control which compensates for extra weight in the rear seat or trunk. The system - consisting of a compressor, solenoid supply/exhaust control head, filter/dryer, air lines and shock bladders - is (should be) fully automatic and relies on rear height input from sensor(s) in one or both rear wheelwells - body metal to lower suspension arm control rod. The rods are not adjustable for length as-built, but a decent mechanic can slightly - slightly - modify rear ride height by fooling with rod length.

If you changed the wheels to non-stock offset and non-stock outside tire diameter then your problem is anyone's guess.
 

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:yeah:

If somethings rubbing, the problem is the rims and/or tires, not the ride height.
 

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There is a very slight adjustment by moving the switch arm. That'll give you maybe an inch or so.

Loosen the lock bolt and move the metal arm up (I think).

 

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I have a 2002 Cadillac Deville, I just changed the rims and need to lift my ass up a little. I am looking for the air value but no luck. Can you guys lead me to the right direction
Thanks in advance Torres
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I just changed the rims and need to lift my ass up a little.
so - you put 26" donk wheels on - and they rub?

how much higher are you thinking?

remember raising the rear changes balance point -
and will throw more weight onto the front -
could change handling - braking - and front ride-height -

you could unplug the compressor -
and install the Monroe AK29 manual-fill kit -
around $12 -
 

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When I disconnect the hose from the shock air came out. So I added air back in it. I then took it to the shop near my house. Seems my sensor is out. We hook it up an lifted the ass up just a little. She rides smooth but I still have a another issue.
 

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Now as I walk around I notice that on my driver side I have about three fingers gap between tire and fender and on the passenger side I have a tight two. At first I was like maybe my big boy and my wife weight thru it of but even without them it's still the same. Any idea
 
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