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2001 Ford Expedition Question: air suspension issue

 

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fordguy, 5.4L V8, Torrance, CA, April 17, 2011, 14:53
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im having an air suspension issue >> i hear what im assuming is a compressor kicking in when while i drive or when i start the car... when the car has been turned off any consideraable amount of time my back suspension is lowered..when i turn on the car I wait until the compressor turns off and the back suspension has risen<<

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    Brian Glastetter April 17, 2011, 15:52
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    The most likely cause of your concern is leak rear air shocks. Inspect the shocks where the rubber folds inside itself, if there is cracking, spray a soapy water solution on the area while the air suspension is running. If there is leaks identified, shock replacement is required.

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    humh123, February 14, 2012, 07:58
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    I have same problem but if I turn them off in the trunk it takes about 3 dayes for them to leak down.

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