AIR RIDE SUSPENSION

1986 Lincoln Continental

Tiny

mrsfreeman

May, 15, 2008 AT 7:37 PM

Suspension problem
1986 Lincoln Continental V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 139000 miles

My 1986 Lincoln Continental's air bag suspension not inflating properly. I can hear the motor that inflates them running when the car starts but the air bags just don't inflate. I am wondering if they need to be replaced or if it's an issue with the mechanism that sends air to them. Thanks

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Tiny

SULINDLOUHY

June, 14, 2008 AT 9:41 AM

Have both the relay in the trunk and the compressor/dryer checked by a reputable air suspension place. It may not be the air bags themselves. Usually its the compressor/dryer under the hood or the relay (where the suspension is switched off in the trunk). Both are much cheaper and quicker than the actual air bags.

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