1996 LINCOLN MARK VIII AIR RIDE SYSTEM

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  • scrubtech50
  • 1996 Lincoln Mark VIII

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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 133 miles

i have a 1996 lincoln mark v111 just replace the air ride pump about 5 mounth ago. Now when I start it sometime the air ride system ligh come on and when I turn it off and back on it find, also when I get up to about 50 mph it goes off and the front will drop what can be wrong

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 AT 4:30 AM

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  • Wrenchtech
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The light coming on means the system has stored trouble codes. You need to have those codes retrieved and they will get you pointed in the right direction. This will require the use of a professional scan tool to retrieve those code, not just a generic code reader.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 AT 6:50 AM
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"When" does the light(VERY IMPORTANT) come on.10-15 seconds after startup.90 seconds after startup?

From what you've described, it sounds like you have leaking front air struts to begin with. And the compressor may now be full of water.

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Thursday, August 19th, 2010 AT 9:20 PM

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