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Old 10-18-2008, 06:47 PM
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Hello all.

I hear alot about height sensors, where are they located, what do they do?, if I need to purchase...where? and how hard to install.

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Well the only person who knows that answer is Disco Mike. Sorry, but he wont clue the rest of us in.
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Height sensors on Discovery II's are bolted to the frame and connected to the trailing arms using a linkage. They are basically a variable resistor, like a fuel level sending unit, that send a signal to the SLABS ecu which is compared against a set table of parameters used to determine the ride height of the rear of the vehicle as well as the amount of articulation. The SLABS ecu sees this value and fills/empties the rear air springs accordingly to keep the rear as level as possible. As far as purchasing new height sensors goes, you must go to the dealership unless other places like Atlantic British offer them. They are easy to remove/install. Disconnect electrical connector, disconnect linkage at the trailing arm, remove screws retaining sensor to the frame, remove sensor, reverse removal procedure to install. I am not sure if you need to have the system calibrated on these, but I'm pretty sure you do.
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what makes you think you need sensors???
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Spike, I am getting a little tired of your little side notes. If you don't like the way I take care of people, go elsewhere.
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what makes you think you need sensors???
I agree, why do you think you need to do something with them, do you have SLS?
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Spike, I am getting a little tired of your little side notes. If you don't like the way I take care of people, go elsewhere.
Nope, I am here to stay.
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However, I think I made my point and I will now do my best to keep the remarks to myself and the other members of the forum that I chat with through e-mail.
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However, I think I made my point and I will now do my best to keep the remarks to myself and the other members of the forum that I chat with through e-mail.
It wasn't your point to make, it was my decision to help some off line, if I felt it would help them.
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To Download the RAVE Manual, follow this link http://www.landroverresource.com/

Rover Radio issues or IPOD Adapters http://home.valornet.com/splacket/index.htm



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Spike, I have called Mike for help with some issues. I found it very helpfull because you can get feed-back and exchange information quicker. He has lots of experience in Land Rover service, and a single phone call can answer several days worth of posting.(Most of us can not spendthe day sitting on the computer waiting for a reply.) I personally feel that it is upon the reciever of the information to add the info to a post. Mike likes some feed-back on what you found/did/didn't work with his help anyway and usually asks the reciever of his help to post the outcome/info for him and others to view.

As for the SLS issue: generally speaking, if you have a D2 with the 7 passenger option, you also have SLS (rear level sensors.)
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