1998 Lincoln Navigator Q&A

1998 Lincoln Navigator Question: 1998 Lincoln Navigator Rear Suspension

How do we repair the rear suspension air springs and solenoid on a 1998 lincoln navigator 4x4 ? -
Answer 1
if you have no expierence, let a shop do it. it is a tough job and not cheap. Roy -
Answer 2
If you can change out an alternator, you can switch out the air bags & change the solenoid. I did my 98 navigator's at 6 years old. I would start at the solenoid first, check wires (wiggle them) if the system does not work at all and idiot light is on. -
Comment 1
WHAT WIRES DO U NEED TO CHECK ON. THE TRUCK GOES INTO OVERDRIVE WHEN I START TO ACCELERATE, IT THENS JUMPS TO A HIGHER GEAR WITH A JOLT. SHOP WANTS $500 TO REPLACE SOLENOID. ALSO THE CHECK SUSPENSION LIGHT IS NOW ON DURING THE RIDE. HELP WITH ANY ADVICE -
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Prior to jacking or lifting a vehicle with air suspension, you must turn off the suspension switch. The switch is generally located in the trunk or on the right side of the passenger foot well.