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Marty, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 35 years experience.
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Have to replace air bags on rear driver and passenger for 07

Customer Question

have to replace air bags on rear driver and passenger for 07 gl 450. left side sinks further than right after parked a few minutes. what do i need to know before going to mechanic?
JA: How long has this been an issue? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 40k about 2-3 months progressively getting worse
JA: Are you fixing your F450 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just started researching issue. haven't done anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 8 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** is a fairly straightforward job. Most importantly, the shop you bring the car to needs to have the proper Mercedes scan tool in order to erase the fault codes in the Airmatic system. The labor charge to replace both air springs should be between 1.5 - 2.0 hours labor. The air springs retail for $440 each at the Mercedes dealer. Aftermarket air springs are available from Arnott Inc. for about half the price of the new springs. I've used the aftermarket springs in the past with good results. Let me know if you have any questions.


Expert:  Marty replied 8 months ago.

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