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I have an 04 Escalade (61k miles) with recently replaced

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Hi Pearl. I have an 04 Escalade (61k miles) with recently replaced rear air suspension shocks and the original compressor system. The air ride compressor continually runs as if the new Arnott AS-2708 shocks are not holding air OR the air is not getting to the shocks. Trying to understand a good troubleshooting procedure to isolate the issue.
JA: How has the ride been lately? Have you noticed any fluid under the car?
Customer: Rides fine and no fluid
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 04 Escalade base 5.3
JA: Are you fixing your Escalade yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Like I stated in the first paragraph, I replaced the air ride suspension shocks with Arnott AS-2708s
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Any time there is a load/weight put on the vehicle the air ride compressor keeps running. Looking for a troubleshooting procedure to isolate the fault/part.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hey Moose,
Hope you're doing well today!
What are your thoughts on how to fix my constant battle with the rear air ride suspension on this 04 Escalade?
Thanks, Brad