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How do I know whether I have 'Automatic Ride Control (ARC)'

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Old 02-17-2011, 03:07 PM   #1
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How do I know whether I have 'Automatic Ride Control (ARC)'

I am driving 98 Eddie Bauer V8 5.0L AWD. How do I know whether I have 'Automatic Ride Control (ARC)'?
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Old 02-17-2011, 03:41 PM   #2
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Open the back access panel where the Jack is and look for the ARC Off/On switch.

Another way is to do a System Check through Message Center and see if it says "Air Ride System Ok"




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I do remember that the message center doesn't show 'Air ride system OK'. So it indicates that my truck doesn't have it. Thank you for the help!
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Just for thread info if someone searches or if you need to verify-

This is what the switch looks like. (in my 2000 XLT at least) Rear driver storage compartment...





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