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Old 07-27-2008, 07:07 AM
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Air Bag Not Deflating

I have a 37 Ford street rod with an Air Ride Technologies ARC4000 system. Occasionally it will not exhaust the air in the left rear bag. It seemed like if I played with the switch it would eventually work. Recently, it did it again. This time I swapped the switch with another one and it didn't solve the problem. In fooling around with the switch, I now have the car at its maximum height on that location. Since the problem is obviously not the switch, I can only imagine it's the valve block. Is there a simple way I can exhaust the air on the problem location? I plan to call Air Ride Tech. tomorrow but in the meanwhile, has anyone else experienced a problem like this? Is it possible to buy the valve blocks independently?
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Old 07-27-2008, 07:38 AM
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I don't know much about those, but I wonder if you have some dirt floating around in there.....and it is blocking a passage now and then.......
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i am guessing you have already contacted air ride...but if not,the switch activates the solenoid which opens to let the air out...it could be the solenoid since you have proven the switch is not faulty.also,the air ride system really is touchy about the grounds.if the grounds are not good,it can cause a multitude of problems
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