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What happens when air suspension fauld

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what happens when air suspension fauld
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There could be several things that may cause this failure. You will have to have the fault codes read in the air supsension system to properly diagnose the problem without guessing. I will give you a couple of different common scenerios. First the front air struts will leak causing the car to leak down or sit unlevel after sitting for a period of time. If this is the case then you will ahve to replace the front air strut. Second the compressor goes bad and has to be replaced because it is not supplying enough air for the system. Lastly the exhaust valve on the compressor gets clogged and the car wont lower down like it should all you have to do for this is drill a hole in the valve. Let me know if you have any more questions. Thanks Daniel

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