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I have a 2004 e55 the front left side air ride shock wong go

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I have a 2004 e55 the front left side air ride shock wong go back down. What could be my problem?
JA: How long has this been an issue? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 106k about a week
JA: What is the model of your '04 Mercedes?
Customer: E55 amg
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would like to save the repair money...... i have removed the air line from the top of the shock
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 1 year ago.

Ok most common is a failed height sensor does the air compressor work?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it was recently rebuilt
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 1 year ago.

Ok so the air suspension compressor was rebuilt and then you had this issue ?Did they replace the height sensor ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I replaced the compressor myself. And no i did not replace any of the hight sensors
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 1 year ago.

Ok if the compressor is good its going to be the height se sensor for the left side shock.This is where you need to focus next .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. I will replace. Hopefully i resolves my issue
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 1 year ago.

Im sure it will since as lon as the compressor is working properly .Please rate excellent service thanks .Bonuses greatly appreciated..

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
One more question.... is there a left side and a right side ride height sensor or can any side be used?
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 1 year ago.

Yes but there are all the same part number I believe.