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hi all again... i have a new question :)

is airmatic raise the car if i load my trunk for example.. i mean is cars height keep stantdart at any conditions???
 

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I didn't think there were any new questions about our airmatic, but that's a new one for me. I don't know the answer but think the car will not remain level w/ a lot of weight in the trunk...
 

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Airmatic has ride height sensors. If you load your car so that it is too low, while the car is off, it will sense that it is low when you start, and raise the height back to the proper level. It may also adjust the height with the ignition off.
 

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All depends on what you are talking about weight. Normal weight 2 or 3 passengers with luggage? Like skylaw said the sensors will keep vehicle to the programed height. But if you put a ton of dirt or something that should go in a pickup truck. you are going to do alot more that just offset the height.
 

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Airmatic has ride height sensors. If you load your car so that it is too low, while the car is off, it will sense that it is low when you start, and raise the height back to the proper level. It may also adjust the height with the ignition off.

well than if airmatic keep car at proper level why xenons have autolevel property?? i am thinking about it since yesterday :D
 

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All depends on what you are talking about weight. Normal weight 2 or 3 passengers with luggage? Like skylaw said the sensors will keep vehicle to the programed height. But if you put a ton of dirt or something that should go in a pickup truck. you are going to do alot more that just offset the height.
i just asked it for ask a new question.. i never think load a ton :)
 

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Good question! I always wondered why the lights go through that sync. It just another thing to go wrong,but looks cool, Do they adjust while driving??
 

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well than if airmatic keep car at proper level why xenons have autolevel property?? i am thinking about it since yesterday :D
For one thing, you can raise and lower the car using Airmatic, which would affect headlights. And, the raise feature is automatically cancelled if you meet certain driving criteria.
 

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Do they adjust while driving??
Normally, they do. When the car accelerates, brakes, goes down or uphill, headlights are being adjusted to new conditions. So actually they are moving up and down all the time - this is done in order not to blind the traffic going in opposite direction.
 
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