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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension Relay Location

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension Relay Location

Introduction

The Jeep Grand Cherokee with its different trims had a whole lot in store for its return and with the redesign in 2011, it has become even more desirable. With the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler found more reasons to get people into its showroom. This is because this rear-wheel drive SUV comes with a rugged yet sleek design which is coupled with a luxurious-looking interior. 

From the inside, the 2011 JGC has a heated steering wheel, five leather seats including a rear seat (except in the base Laredo trim), and a leather dashboard (as found in the Overland trim) which increases ride comfort. This is one reason why the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee was rated 4.7 out of 5 for comfort according to Cars.com. Plus, aside from the rear seats, this comfort is attributed to the great ride handling, ride height, steering wheel feel, and perfect air suspension. 

Still, regardless of the above remarkable features, the 2011 JGC has a towing capacity of up to 5000 lbs, 290 to 360 horsepower with a 3.6 liter V6 to a 5.7 liter Hemi V8 engine power, Sirius TV satellite television, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitors. This family-size SUV also has power heated foldaway mirrors, side and side curtain front and rear airbags, an iPod controller in the Overland trim, and heated front and second-row seats in the Limited trim. 

Still, above all of the notable features of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the air suspension system seems to be the most remarkable feature for the drivers of this SUV. This is because the air suspension system guarantees safety and smooth drives. The perfect air suspension system of this great four-wheel drive towing vehicle gives it its efficient off-road capabilities, quietness, bump-free adventure ride, and a generally great ride height. 

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension System

The fact that the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee makes use of an air suspension system is remarkable unlike other SUVs of the same age which would require obtaining an air suspension conversion kit upon purchase. Owing to this, the complex air suspension system of the JGC uses air springs at the front and rear of the vehicle. It is these rear and front air springs that help in raising or lifting the vehicle to manipulate or set up the ride height. Still, the air springs do not control the entire system. The air suspension system of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is managed by the computer or Air Suspension Control Module (ASCM). The ASCM acts based on the triggers it gets from the sensors (the height sensors inclusive) to raise or lower the vehicle accordingly. 

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension Relay Location 

If you are trying to locate the relay of the air suspension of your 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, there can only be one meaning. This could only mean that you are attempting to switch off the air compressor of your vehicle. The relay, just like the air compressor, is a vital part of the air suspension system. It is also the part of the SUV’s air suspension that is responsible for the allocation of power to the air compressor which in turn transfers it to the lines of the air shocks. 

So, to locate this integral part of the suspension system, you would have to go to the fuse panel. The fuse panel is located in the engine compartment just under the hood. To find the relay, you will have to search the fuse panel and look toward the battery. The relay is next to the battery of your 2011 JGC. 

Note, however, that it is often advised that in case of air suspension problems, the relay should be the first part of the system to inspect. One way to do this is also by turning it off for a couple of minutes and examining it before switching it back on. 

Conclusion

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, regardless of being a part of the comeback innovation, is still one to be desired. This four-wheel drive SUV gives the impression of a family-size vehicle which has made it an impressive choice for a family. Still, coupled with this, its towing capabilities are one to be amazed by, and what's the essence of all of these features without a great air suspension system? It is the air suspension that gives comfort to the driver complementing the spacious heated leather seats of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

Thus, finding the relay, an integral part of the air suspension system, is not difficult if you can locate the fuse box. Still, try to inspect the relay and the air compressor to detect any possible air suspension problem. This way, the comfort of your JGC is guaranteed at all times. 

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