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Old 09-29-2007, 09:32 AM
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IIRC there is a valve on the body with an arm that attaches to the suspension arm. When there is a load the arm activates the valve to provide more pressure in the system to lift the rear. If this arm link fell off you might have such an event. I think they sometimes also seize with rust.

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