Q: Air suspension not working

asked by on

The dashboard says Airmatic Malfunction. The back right tire doesn't lift and the car looks lopsided. It also sounds like it is releasing air.

Hi there, with the Airmatic malfunction the car is telling you the tire pressure is low probably causing a flat tire. A nail or small leak would allow you to hear the tire releasing air. A qualified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, can inspect the tire and system to figure out what is going.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Air suspension not working

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Vibration from rear deck

In order to try and locate a vibration due to an aftermarket radio with heavy bass you would need to try and touch each body part until you find the part that is vibrating and then a fix may be...

Q: Shaking while driving & sometimes while parked

Hello there, Many different faults can cause your 1999 Chrysler LHS to shake when the engine is running. The most common causes would be an engine mount, spark plugs, coil, low fuel pressure, vacuum leak, or exhaust leak. For the...

Q: Faulty air compressor - 2011 QX56 Infiniti

Hi there. If the air compressor has destroyed itself, then this will effect the ride quality and the load bearing on the vehicle. This can damage the air suspension to the vehicle and make the level of the vehicle off....

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.