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What is a Dynaride?
[ Posted By: Captain Brent on 12/8/2009 11:10:07 AM ]

Two guys up at work have Buick's and each has the label "Dynaride" on the dash inside, so I wanted to do some investigating to find out exactly what Dynaride stands for. Below is basically what I found out.
Dynaride means that the rear shocks have an electronic level control. There is a sensor mounted to the rear suspension that will detect compression and raise the vehicle as weight is added .. The sensor does this by sensing this downward movement and starting an air compressor which is mounted under the hood (left fender area). This compressor pumps air into the rear shocks compensating the additional load, so the car remains at proper level all the time. If you start the engine with a delay of about 20 secs the compressor should run for a few seconds to build up the minimal pressure the system needs. If the engine is stopped also with some delay of 30 sec. the release valve opens to vent out all the air. In a nutshell this is the definition of Dynaride and man is it a SMOOTH RIDE>>>



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