I've got a 2001 Tahoe LTS w/Autoride. The Service Ride Control warning
light comes on and stays on. I also noticed that the ride control wasn't
"pumping up" when I start the vehicle. Dealer says the code reads "L/R
Position Sensor" and to replace it will cost $220. Anybody know exactly
where this sensor is and how much trouble it is to change? I assume it is
on the Left Rear suspension. Anybody have this problem? From the web
searches I've done the mid-90 Cadilacs had the same problem.
Thanks in advance for any insight!
Jim Burns III
Did you find it? I would be interested in the fix in case same
happens to my 01 Autoride Hoe. Looking in the rear wheel well, it
looks like there is a pivoting sensor with two holes (sorta like this:
o-o ), one hole is attached to an arm that looks like it would move
the pivoting sensor when more or less weight is placed in the rear.
I don't always hear the rear pump up on startup either, but it seems
you can try to make it come on by placing something (or somebody :)
large in the rear before startup. BTW, at around 20K miles both rear
Autoride shocks were leaking, there was evidence of wetness around the
shock body - so had them both replaced (under warranty). I have heard
others say the same, it's pitiful that they did not last very long.
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