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2006 Chevrolet Uplander Question: My mechanic said my battery is draining because my rear air shock pump/motor

 

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noneck1959, Carmel, NY, November 14, 2011, 04:23
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My vehicle has a rear air shock pump/motor? and is draining my battery. Can this be cause of my problem when vehicle sits for five days without use the battery drains and will not start.? onece charged it works fine.

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    Tyreguy November 14, 2011, 06:03
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    Its possible one of your air shocks has a leak and the pump is constantly kicking on trying to keep the vehicle level. The pump switch could be bad also allowing the pump to run constantly. There is probably several other electrical issues that could be causing the pump to run as well.
    Have a reputable shop check out the entire system and diagnose the problem.

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    noneck1959, November 14, 2011, 10:14
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    If vechicle has air shocks can it be changed to regular shocks? Let me know if it is possible. This vehicle has all kinds of problems, As service bulletines state.

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