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Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician
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I have a 2005 E500 that the left rear suspension will not

Customer Question

I have a 2005 E500 that the left rear suspension will not level up when you press the button to raise the ride height.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 4 months ago.

Hello Mark, that tells me that the left rear air bag has failed. can you hear any leaking from that bag?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Not that I have noticed. Any idea on how much to fix.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 4 months ago.

will you go to a shop or do yourself?

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 4 months ago.

also may i have your vin to get the correct part number please?

i can get you the part number and labor time, the dollar amount i will use a average shop charge of 125$ per hour.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Probably a shop. Up until today it would would raise up to the higher ride height. Now it won't raise at all.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 4 months ago.

ok get me your vin and ill get you the hours and parts, i will check back later i have to commute now.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I will have to send later. Don't have the number with me.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 4 months ago.

Ok my internet is down but as soon as it comes up I will try and check part numbers and labor without the vin to see if there are even more than 1 option. I'll see what I can find.