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You have a bad leak somewhere. You need to do the repairs in several related steps. (Sorry - I didn't watch the vid to the end - the faults seemed pretty clear to me)

1) Find the leak or leaks with a spray bottle filled with water and a bit of dishwashing liquid. Spray around the valve block and look for the air bubbles. It's hissing badly so that should not be hard. You might have several leaks.

2) Your compressor is shot - I can hear it on the video. It's been working overtime against the leak. Get a rebuild kit from X8R on eBay and restore it.

3) Download the free EAS unlock software and make up the cable so you can reset the system OR order the EAS kicker from Black Box solutions to reset the system.

4) Investigate all four air springs for leaks at different ride heights.

Don't bother putting it all back together until you've found the leaks; your compressor will quickly fail again.

If I've missed anything important, others here will chime in...

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You have a bad leak somewhere. You need to do the repairs in several related steps. (Sorry - I didn't watch the vid to the end - the faults seemed pretty clear to me)

1) Find the leak or leaks with a spray bottle filled with water and a bit of dishwashing liquid. Spray around the valve block and look for the air bubbles. It's hissing badly so that should not be hard. You might have several leaks.

2) Your compressor is shot - I can hear it on the video. It's been working overtime against the leak. Get a rebuild kit from X8R on eBay and restore it.

3) Download the free EAS unlock software and make up the cable so you can reset the system OR order the EAS kicker from Black Box solutions to reset the system.

4) Investigate all four air springs for leaks at different ride heights.

Don't bother putting it all back together until you've found the leaks; your compressor will quickly fail again.

If I've missed anything important, others here will chime in...

Tom
thank you very much for your input as for The OBD2 port to a serial connector, I have just ordered and I have also ordered a valve block, a new valve rebuild kit with O-rings I however do not believe my compressor Is shot, after removing the hissing cable from where the leak was coming from, I could feel the air escaping from wHat’s supposed to go to tHe air tank. what’s weird is that all 4 airbags are still raised and haven’t hit the bump stops. Hmm. it’s been like this for about two weeks and hasn’t lowered once. Once again, The line that’s supposed to go to the tank is completely disconnected now from my valve block until I receive my replacement kit from eBay, that’s when I believe everything will be working but this is all ultimately a theory, I Hope it does lol.
 

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You'll find out soon enough. Once you remove the vale block, rebuild it and reinstall it you will need a healthy compressor to charge the tank and the bags. Yours sounds bad. Expect the worst. Best to order the kit and do that too. Do it all once and do it right...otherwise you'll be like certain people on this page (cough).

Check for white powder in the valve block - that indicates failed dessicant in the dryer. Good news for you is that all four air springs sound like they're in good nick.

What else is beeping on your dash there? Apart from the windows not set and EAS faults.
 

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You'll find out soon enough. Once you remove the vale block, rebuild it and reinstall it you will need a healthy compressor to charge the tank and the bags. Yours sounds bad. Expect the worst. Best to order the kit and do that too. Do it all once and do it right...otherwise you'll be like certain people on this page (cough).

Check for white powder in the valve block - that indicates failed dessicant in the dryer. Good news for you is that all four air springs sound like they're in good nick.
Will do man!
 

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You'll find out soon enough. Once you remove the vale block, rebuild it and reinstall it you will need a healthy compressor to charge the tank and the bags. Yours sounds bad. Expect the worst. Best to order the kit and do that too. Do it all once and do it right...otherwise you'll be like certain people on this page (cough).

Check for white powder in the valve block - that indicates failed dessicant in the dryer. Good news for you is that all four air springs sound like they're in good nick.

What else is beeping on your dash there? It sounds like a long night on the bandits at Vegas, except the payout will be from your wallet.
is it the “ANR3731 Air Compressor Piston Liner Seal Repair Kit For Range Rover P38 94-02” ??
 

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You can also get a good kit for compressor and valve block from 4x4airseals
 

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One owner has just rebuilt his valve block with a set of seals from 4x4Airseals and ended up with more leaks than he had before. X8R kits don't leak, or never have when I've used them, check eBay for them.
 

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+1 on the X8R kits.

They sell a complete kit with all the valve block seals and the compressor rebuild kit. It's simply not worth the time involved to save a few bucks.
 
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