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My BMW X5 2001 self levelling suspension message appears on

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Hi pearl - my BMW X5 2001 self levelling suspension message appears on dash board I've had this problem before and know it's either the air compressors located in the spare tyre bay or the shocks - I've changed the fuses in the fuse module - his hasn't corrected it - could it be anything else. As the car I'd quite old is it time to redo the whole suspension system?
JA: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?
Customer: One in front one at back
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Sorry I thought there was one in front - looks like no access
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: changing fuses in the rear fuse box
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Nothing else I can think of
Expert:  Steve replied 3 months ago.

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it could also be an issue with the control module or a ride height sensor or some other power supply issue. you will need to have the fault logs scanned from the car to verify.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hi Steve I just remembered I had a leaking air compressor - I did replace it some time ago - if it is this again what would cause the problem
Expert:  Steve replied 3 months ago.
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If the compressor was already replaced it isn't likely this again. If it is, it would just be random luck, there isn't anything that would cause systematic compressor failure unless there was a voltage problem which would be very unlikely
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