Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Air suspension system flat

asked by on

The air suspension system has gone flat on the rear, and I can't drive my car.

A: There are many components involved in air s...

There are many components involved in air suspension. Some basic failures could have occurred such as a fuse, a faulty compressor, or an air leak. Each component needs to be checked individually. Check the switch in the trunk, check you fuses. If you hear the compressor running with the key on, engine off, it is probably an air leak. If it is not, there are many possibilities. To pinpoint the cause of your problem, have a mechanic inspect your suspension and determine what repairs are needed.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Air suspention deflating over night two to three inches

Unfortunately I don't agree that the test you have done reveals any answers. Air ride systems have one inherent weakness no matter which manufacturer has created them. That weakness would be air leaks from the air bags, air lines used...

Q: Water leaking into car

Water leaks can come from various sources: a clogged drain tube in the AC/Heater box can cause overflow through the heater vent, or faulty cowling can cause water ingress into the passenger compartment. With the battery disconnected, water needs to...

Q: Instrument cluster gauges not working

Hi there. If your instrument cluster stops working intermittently, then it may have a bad circuit board or a bad connection. I have found issues related to the ground connection in the instrument cluster. Most of the time, this connection...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...