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Is it possible to "trick" the self leveling system to lift or lower your ride??

Hello again,

The rear of my ride seems to be a bit low. I was wondering if there is a switch/sensor that could be tweaked a bit to raise it about an inch or so.

Any suggestions??
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My guess is you're looking for a leak in the system.

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What if you wanted to lower the ride and fit aftermarket prings etc?
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You can bend the links that go down to the control arms. To lower the car I donno about raising it I thing there would be a leak or one of the links got bent or broken

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Thanks guys No visible leaks. I will check the links that connect to the control arms.
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