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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*


Test for leaks

How to replace the air compressor

How do I reseal my solenoids?

How do I convert my "long"(Frt.) solenoids to "short"(rear) solenoids

How to find out whats wrong without a scanner

How to Pull code(s) with a scanner

FAQ's & Common Problems

Is this "Out of Position" O-Ring the reason it's leaking down?

Whats the big deal about moisture?
I replaced my air springs, but it's still going down

I replaced the air springs & resealed the solenoids. It's still going down

The compressor is leaking between the compressor flange and dryer

The rear of my car goes down sometimes during the night

Check air suspension light comes on
Is What do the sensors look like?

Door ajar light on, compressor won't come on, but no check suspension light

The air line(s) in the dryer is loose

On the rear, one side is lower/higher than the other side

My vehicle blew the end of the dryer off. What happened?

The front end goes down overnight

The rear end goes down overnight

I get an "intermittent" check suspension light on after 90 seconds

I hear a "hiss" noise when I lean on my car

I just got my car back from the shop, now its leaking

I just got my car back from the shop, now the car is high

Can the leak be from just the solenoids?

Where is the compressor relay located?

Why does my car leak one day, but not the next?

If my air susp. is leaking, why does only the front go down?

If my air susp. is leaking, why does only the rear go down?

Is there any order that the air lines go into the dryer

My Mark VIII drives stiff

The "Check Suspension" light comes on after I reach approx. 65 mph

The lower mounting bolt is rusted, what do I do?

Disconnecting air lines from a dryer/solenoid

I've had to replace my compressor several times, is it bad parts or what?

I lost one of the little orange rings on the dryer, will it leak?

How do I disconnect the sensor from the "ball Stud"?

How hard is it to do the coil conversion?

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