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1999 Lincoln Town Car Question: air suspension pump runs a lot

 

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danielcool, Oklahoma City, OK, December 10, 2010, 09:05
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My town car's suspension system leveling pump has recently started running within minutes of starting the car and runs about every 10-15 minutes for about 2-3 minutes.

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    Jim Taddei December 10, 2010, 14:51
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    It sounds like you may have an air leak from the air suspension. A visual inspection will often reveal the fault - cracked air line or air spring. If not you may need to spray the components with soapy water to find the leak.

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    Visitor, December 17, 2010, 07:40

    I had the same problem on my 1999 Town Car, it kept running until it eventually overheated and blew the 30A fuse. I ordered a conversion kit from Strutmasters.com and installed it. It only took an hour or so with simple tools. I looked at replacing the air shocks, but they were $500 per and will eventually leak again in the future so I decided to convert. Good Luck.

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    Visitor, December 17, 2010, 14:52

    Thanks. The bags were leaking I had them both replaced for $572 parts and labor at a loacl Goodyear store.

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