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Symptoms of Bad or Failing Air Shocks
If your car is riding less comfortably, nose dives when braking, or leans when turning, you may need to replace your air shocks.
How Long Do Air Shocks Last?
Your car suspension features shock absorbers to make your ride more comfortable. From the moment you press your foot on the accelerator pedal until the time that you take it off and...

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Back air shocks drop, car too low warning
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2007 Mercedes-Benz E550. It sounds like you have covered almost all bases except for the possibility of a leak in the air spring itself. This is a common issue on these vehicles and...
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how difficult is it to replace from struts and rear shocks in my oldsmobile aurora 4.0 ?
Hey there. If you're using one of those "quick strut" complete assemblies for the front, then you don't need anything special, although an impact gun and/or ratchet is helpful. Rear shocks are just as straight forward. If you would like...
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Battery not holding a charge
Hello. I don't think your battery is the problem. I think you have a problem with your alternator not charging the battery properly, and as a result the battery is unable to hold a charge. Your air ride needs the...
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new rear air bag shocks wont adjust to height regulation, passenger rear side is low.
The air compressor or a leak in the pneumatic system filling the air bags are common concerns for your type of vehicle. If you have performed the work on your own, check your work and make sure all connections are...
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Air shock and suspension problem
The air suspension motor may have failed and would need to be tested for operation and go from there. Having a faulty air suspension can lead to trouble or damage if you are driving over bumps. I recommend having a...
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Air shock system not working
Replacing the air suspension in your Buick with normal shocks is a fairly straightforward process of repairing the suspension system with little headache. Enlisting the assistance of a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, can make this process even easier....
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Hi my Mercedes Benz gl450 2007 airmatic leans a bit more on the driver side left front and a bit front the rear.
Hi there. Check the plumbing to the air shocks system on the driver side and see if there is a leak. You may have to spray the lines down with water and soap to see the leaks as the mixture...
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I notice my car has a place for air shocks but has coil springs. Do I need both or does one replace the other?
Hello. Your vehicle was equipped with OEM air springs. If you see coil springs now in place of the air springs, that means someone has converted the suspension to an aftermarket coil spring system which is not an unusual conversion....
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Suspension swap - 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello - yes, it is possible, and indeed a common modification, to swap out the air ride suspension on this model for conventional suspension. In fact, several auto suspension suppliers make conversion kits to do just this. As you have...
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My Jeep has pneumatic shockabsorbers need replacement. Can I replace them with hydraulic/gas shock absorbers? 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hi - yes, you can replace your existing air suspension shocks with hydraulic/gas shocks. There are several manufacturers of conversion packages that eliminate the air suspension and replace the air shocks with "traditional" shocks. Check some of the Jeep owner...
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Do you reccomend replacing the rear self leveling air shocks with just standard gas shocks, or stick with the self leveling?
The rear coil springs that were installed on the vehicle in the load leveling versus non load leveling models are different (I checked the GM parts catalog to confirm). Inasmuch as the spring and the shock were matched for handling...
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Navigator Lincoln 2003 shocks are not working.
Hi there. The air shocks are designed to give your vehicle a nice soft ride. Driving around with the air shocks deflated will cause them to deteriorate and crack. Then when the air shocks are inflated, they tend to leak....
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Air shock lines are not hooking back up on the new air shocks upon replacement
Either the lines need new fittings to match the fittings on the air shocks or the air shocks are the wrong style for your vehicle and need swapped out for the correct design. If you need further assistance with your...

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