About a week ago the ELC started running constantly when the ignition is on. Pulled a relay to stop it. Used as a 3rd car - usually with me driving solo - back seat rarely used - city driving only - heaviest load in trunk probably a set of golf clubs or groceries - 4-5K/yr in mileage - car runs great. Is it OK to drive it as is with ELC disconnected?
Obviously I don't want to spend a lot of money on an 18 yr old car with isn't worth a lot unless it's absolutely necessary.
Any suggestions would be welcome.
My car has 96000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
For the system to run constantly, there is more than likely a leak in the system. There could be a leak in an air supply line, a crack in a suspension air bag, a failed sensor, or even a stuck pressure valve. It would be best to have a certified mechanic take a look at the vehicle and perform some diagnostics. If it is a failure that will require expensive parts, there are retrofit kits to convert the air suspension to a conventional spring system.
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