1993-1998 LINCOLN MARK VIII - Air Suspension Diagnosis & Repair
Author: Eddie Spinks of American Air Suspension
The Basics of a Mark VIII Air Suspension System
*The different Stages of a Leak*
to replace the air compressor
do I reseal my solenoids?
do I convert my "long"(Frt.) solenoids to "short"(rear) solenoids
to find out whats wrong without a scanner
to Pull code(s) with a scanner
& Common Problems
Is this "Out of Position" O-Ring the reason it's leaking down?
I replaced my air springs, but it's still going downI replaced the air springs & resealed the solenoids. It's still going down
compressor is leaking between the compressor flange and
rear of my car goes down sometimes during the night
air suspension light comes on
do the sensors look like?
ajar light on, compressor won't come on, but no check
air line(s) in the dryer is loose
the rear, one side is lower/higher than the other side
vehicle blew the end of the dryer off. What happened?
front end goes down overnight
rear end goes down overnight
get an "intermittent" check suspension light
on after 90 seconds
hear a "hiss" noise when I lean on my car
just got my car back from the shop, now its leaking
just got my car back from the shop, now the car is high
the leak be from just the solenoids?
is the compressor relay located?
does my car leak one day, but not the next?
my air susp. is leaking, why does only the front go down?
my air susp. is leaking, why does only the rear go down?
there any order that the air lines go into the dryer
Mark VIII drives stiff
"Check Suspension" light comes on after I reach
approx. 65 mph
lower mounting bolt is rusted, what do I do?
air lines from a dryer/solenoid
had to replace my compressor several times, is it bad
parts or what?
lost one of the little orange rings on the dryer, will
do I disconnect the sensor from the "ball Stud"?
How hard is it to do the coil conversion?
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