Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Suspension - Brakes - Steering> I'll bet I blew an airbag.
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: I'll bet I blew an airbag. Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
11-18-2012 07:50 PM
Dave57210 Its just a hoot! OEM cars need the air springs 'n' shox taken OFF to put conventional springs on, while hotrodders are taking the coils off and putting airbags and airshox ON!
11-18-2012 11:29 AM
S10xGN I don't think these were available back when we had our Mark VII and spent a ton of $$$ keeping it "up".

Russ
11-18-2012 10:20 AM
OneMoreTime Useful tech issue so this is moving to the suspension forum..

Sam
11-18-2012 10:00 AM
MARTINSR We just had one of those in the shop a while ago, it ended up leaving to another shop. Man o man was that sucker low in the back with the air out of those bags! We are talking rear bumper just an inch or so off the road!

Brian
11-18-2012 06:05 AM
LATECH Suspension light came on probably as the compressor ran too long and timed out. Cause yet unknown. Likely suspect leaky bag.
The inlet outlet valve at the bags has also been known to leak as they will get debris and rust in them over the years.
When you get the bags aired back up, squirt them with soapy water, just like checking for a leak in a tire, look for bubbles, even tiny ones like caviar size will be a problem overnight. My guess is you will spot it easily.
The compressor also has a drier on it at the intake. I cut one open here a while back and it was soaking wet and full of rust.
It has something to do with the little air intake box mounted on the core support. Seems it is in a bad place and sucks up water.
Fix the bag that is leaking and be sure to check or replace the drier.
I would pull the drier and squirt brake clean into it, then blow through it with an air hose. If a bunch of rust and trash comes out,replace it, or the compressor will be next.
The drier is full of little silica balls, it is a dessicant to remove moisture
11-18-2012 06:01 AM
gearheadslife maybe you'll get lucky and it'll be a line or valve..
11-18-2012 05:09 AM
67Mustang Al.
Heavy Cookies.

My guess is you had too many of those cookies in the trunk heading for the blackmarket.
Al.
11-17-2012 10:40 PM
CrashFarmer2
I'll bet I blew an airbag.

When we went out to the 88 Lincoln Mark VII LSC this evening to run into the grocery store I noticed it was sitting a little low in the rear. When we came out of the store it was low again and when we got home it was leaning to the driver's side. We went in to karaoke and it was low on the driver's side rear when I got out of it in town and the "Check Suspension" light came on during the drive home. I hope I didn't drag anything when it bottomed out on a high spot in my drive when I came home last night. The suspension has always worked great on this Mark but I've had problems with previous ones. I see something else has been added to the list of things to do tomorrow.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.