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Marty, Mercedes Technician
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I balenced my tire and the front body dropped a lot so I got

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I balenced my tire and the front body dropped a lot so I got warning signs .
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Customer: so I have to stop then the front body rising up little bit then I can drive.
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Customer: I don't know but at least want to know what is real problem is that the air shack ?
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Customer: I just got that car and 2002 s430, 128000 on it.
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Customer: the trunk is not open so I have to open by manually.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 1 year ago.

Hi, this is a problem with the air suspension strut on that side of the car. When you jacked up the car the outer bellows probably separated from the strut. If you can get the bellows pushed back onto the strut you will probably be able to get air back into it. If you have no success you will need to replace the strut. This will probably happen again if you jack up that side of the car.

Let me know if you have you have any questions.

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