Vehicle height question

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    Catscratch Fever Silver Member

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    my car seems about 1/4 to 1/2 higher on driver side. I been driving the car in default suspension mode. If I put it in sport or track mode will it move the suspension up or down?
    Are the stock struts adjustable for height adjustment?
     
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    Not adjustable as far as I know. You could consider a set of KW adjustable springs to put everything where you like.
     
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    Catscratch Fever Silver Member

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    No keeping it stock, tech filed a star report. Dodge needs to make it right.
     
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    Suspension modes only change the responsiveness of the shocks. Spring rate, and height are mechanical.
     
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    Wonder how it can be adjusted. I guess replacing springs or shocks
     
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    Are the OEM front and rear spring part numbers the same for both sides of the car?

    Have read theories on other car forums that the driver side is just slightly higher to compensate for the added weight of the driver....when the driver is on board, the car would sit level at all four corners. No proof of this.....just speculation.
     
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    I'll have to check, I could see my VIN number tags on the shocks
     
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    I measured from my garage floor to the bottom of the fenders centered at all 4 wheels. The right side is higher by 1/4" to 1/2".
    Then in the front the splitter on the drivers side is 1/2" higher to.
    Also drivers side rear tire doesn't wear out to the edge like all the others. Can has be aligned to check if that is an issue. The drivers rear wheel is perfect on alignment, right in specs.
    Don't know what to do.
     
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    Each part number should be different on the suspension?
     
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    I just posted exact same thing a week ago. Went to dealer. They confirmed it is not correct. Tolerance should be within 1/4 in on both sides. They suspect a faulty susp component on the higher side which is the drivers side for me. Ride height on the passenger side is exactly what it should be according to dealer.
     
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    Another point. The suspension mode will not have any impact on the stance according to dealer.
     
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    I asked the dealer about this and he said no compensation for drivers weight. Car should have even stance.
     
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    Let me know what they replace
     
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    Was your driver side rear tire not wearing to the normal outer edge to?
     
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    No even wear. Take your car in. A little deviation is normal but not a noticeable amount for sure
     

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