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airshocks?

Does anybody know why airshocks would refuse to take any air? I hook up my air comperessor to the stem but it wont take any air....it makes no sense...I cant find any crimps...

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mkja,

If you over tighten the fittings at the shocks or the schrader valve, the tubing will be pinched closed and no air will pass into the shock.

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Yup! that's what happened. Get new Ferrel's, cut the old ones off, slide the new one's on, and hand tighten them on the fittings and tighten them about 1/2 turn with you wrench. Pump them up and check the fittings with some water mixed with dish liquid. If they leak a little, give them another 1/4 turn till the bubbles stop. Be sure to slide the Ferrel's at least 1/4 in. from the end of the plastic hose. Then when you connect the lines the fitting will slide to the proper distance from the end.

Connecting air shock lines is just like connecting an oil pressure hose for a manual oil pressure gauge to your engine.
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