I have a 2000 Cadillac Deville with 123,000 miles base model

Tiny
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  • 2000 CADILLAC DEVILLE
  • 122,000 MILES

I am haveing strut cocerns when I go to all 4 corners of my car an do a bouce test the car will continue to bounce on every corner car rides good on road only when I hit humps like speed bumps is when I notice the vicious bounce or when I have 4 people in the car poor handleing I went to go buy stuts all the way around car an the sale person said that he thought it was a spring problem I do notice a very small differance in hieght the rear is a little low when car is emty please help I am confused now 123,000 miles base deville, what confuses me is how with so few miles can all 4 shock struts be bad? BUT CAR RIDES GREAT ON THE ROAD ONLY PROBLEM IS GOING OVER HUMPS AN SPEED BUMPS:-) THANKS:-)

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 3:54 PM

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Tiny
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12 years old, 123k. Recommended change time is 50k.

Springs hold a car up and shocks stabalize it. Price out a good set of struts and shocks. You will be pleased with the result.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 4:00 PM
Tiny
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Do you have level ride/? U would see the light on the dash when it operates.

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 1:09 AM
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Never saw level ride since I had car only here compression pump or compressor come on. The service air bag light came on today. Compressor comes on now an then not often?

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 1:24 AM
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I also order the front struts today.

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 1:27 AM
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Hello I never got an answer for my last two questions or responses. Thanks

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 7:14 PM
Tiny
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Hey no one ever got back to me on my last response mabey im textin to late or something?

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Monday, August 13th, 2012 AT 4:40 AM
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My air bag light keeps coming on an going off its been off for one whole day now, could this b because of the shocks/struts?

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Monday, August 13th, 2012 AT 4:43 AM
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Air bag is a separate system. Have the code pulled and get back to us.

As far as the last post, compressor will only run when the rear level is low. Otherwisw, it will maintain height for reas only.

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Monday, August 13th, 2012 AT 1:14 PM
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The other guy asked me did I have level ride an I dont think I do, but I was wondering why he asked me that an was there going to be some kind of follow up question to that? The air bag light never came back on since my last text an its still not on at this point I thought that the air shocks were also reffered as air bags! Anyhow, thanks MUCH!

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Monday, August 13th, 2012 AT 8:41 PM
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Check the rear struts for air lines going to them and if you see air bags on the struts.

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 1:14 AM
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I just see one like line going to a valve stem the line is very flimsy to toach but it is conected to rear shock/srut as for airbags I dont no what that would look like!

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 AT 5:33 PM
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NEED SOME HELP! I was driving, my car today 60 miles one way 60 miles back on the way back home my service transmision displayed on the panel. Then I notice transmission started jerking when changeing from 1st to 2nd gear, what in the world when I got home I looked for all things an what did I do mabey to make this happen I noticed that as the car cooled the jerk stoped just 1 single jerk when I put in gear from park to drive an when I shift out to 1st an2nd gear. I look at fluid level an it was over full mabey a whole pint to much. I drained that. Also I remember turning off tracktion control. So I ride with it off but it had always bin on since I bought car, an I was useing cruz control most of that ride there an back. I did not turn of cruz until I got into city limits. This is all I can think of I have not drivin the car any more today since drainig to proper level. Please let me no if anyone of these things could have caused my tranny to jerk like it did thanks so much.

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Thursday, August 16th, 2012 AT 4:01 AM
Tiny
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Their is a line on both them.U do havelevel ride then. Look for the height sensor. Its in the r/r a square sensor with a arm on it. And a wire connecter.U will see a linkage it hooks to the axle with a linkage. The light not comming on bothers me. First look in the onwers manual and it wtll tell u where the relay is in the relay panel. Sometimes its on the r/side lower dash panel. Take it down and youll see the relay panel under the glove box. See if the relay is there. Because it sounds like some1 removed it.

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Thursday, August 16th, 2012 AT 7:36 PM
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I see two big fuse that are empty they both are for air pump a an air pump b they are 50amp

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Thursday, August 16th, 2012 AT 9:03 PM
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Is their power on those fuse terminals and there are terminal pins on both sides of the fuse. Try replacing them. The compressor and the height sensor should be in the r/r of the car or u dont have it.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 12:54 AM
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When I put them fuses it the car went crazy all lights came on ABS) BRAKE) TRACKTION)AND LOW BATTERY RED LIGHT CAM ON AN NOW IM HAVING A CHARGING ISSUE I AM REACHARGEING THE BATTERY RIGHT NOW?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 1:33 AM
Tiny
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An yes there is power an terminLs in both fuse when I replaced both the above mentioned happened?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 1:35 AM
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Hello?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 2:14 AM
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U need to find the sensor and the motor in the r/r suspenion.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 2:25 AM
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What does r/r mean?

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 2:30 AM

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