Re: '96 XLT 4Dr Rear springs sagging?
Hi Steve, I am in UK and I hope I am not trying to give wrong advice. UK
have an electric ride height adjuster. On/off switch located inside left
where the jack is stored.
Hope this helps
"Just_Steve" <no_thanks@im_not_home.now> wrote in message
> Am wondering if there is a way to determine if the rear springs on my '96
> (106k miles) are sagging, or if it's just my imagination? It seems to ride
> rougher than in the past, and I seem to get more people flashing
> as if my high-beams were on. Is even worse with two people riding in
> back -
> as if it takes almost no load at all to sag the rear end even further.
> I know the '95+ models have different front/rear wheel well heights, which
> give the appearance of a sagging rear, but when I measured the front ride
> height according to spec, it is already almost an inch lower than spec,
> the rear end still appears to be sagging significantly.
> Haven't been able to find anything that specs what the rear ride height
> should be, other than a tolerance from side to side.. I measured between
> top of the rear axle and the rubber bumper and have about 3" of clearance
> both sides, but don't know if this is normal clearance or not. This is on
> '96 XLT 4dr 4x4 with the trailer tow package (although it has never been
> used to tow a trailer).
> Any ideas on how to determine they are indeed sagging and if the ride
> height/comfort would benefit from replacement or re-arc?