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Hey guys this is my first time posting on this site,
well basically ive had my range for a couple months now, its a 2000 4.6 HSE :)
but the down part is its had a prior accident, see my dad owns an autobody so
we were able to get this baby off icbc, The cars rear suspension was totally messed
up and it was able to turn to the right because of some under carridge damage, but
we got that fixed and out of the way for about 1500 canadian. but heres the thing
only one compressor works, the rear right one other than that the others just wont
rise, all you hear is a hissing noise kinda likes its trying to pump but it just wont rise.
So because of the pricing we figured to just convert the compressors to coils but we
dont know what kind to put in. so anywhoo my question is, is there a simple or cheaper
alternative to getting the compressors to work again.

Thanks Ahead.
Shawn

oh btw im from Vancouver, British Columbia :thumb:
 

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The Air suspension compressor is under the bonnet - you sound like you need a new set of airbags - these are way cheaper than a set of coils.

Coil conversions (more appropriately known as castrations) are frowned upon in this community as they take away the 'magic' of the P38.

Read up on the main site and the forum about the EAS and it parts and you will be able to recover tbs ride to it's former glory - Good Luck :thumb:
 

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I want my air suspension back! So stiff! And I love being able to push buttons and having them do something. So when someone asks what do these buttons do, I can show them rather than explain they don't do anything lol. Don't get rid of the air suspension! Like Ka177ran stated, it is probably the rear airbags and possibly the height sensors too.
 

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WOW! Thanks For The Fast Replies guys i reallly appreiciate it!
So your saying i should change the airbags instead of new coils
hmm. So all i have to do is swap them out! Awesome!

Thanks Again Guys! :D :D
 

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ShawnAhmadi said:
WOW! Thanks For The Fast Replies guys i reallly appreiciate it!
Real time help from around the world is one of the reasons this is the best forum ever!

Check out the videos kindly produced by the great malafax_dand aka Storey Wilson - they should go a long way to help you understand the system.

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23889
 

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Do you have a mechanic in the body shop. He/she should be able to determine whats leaking and where. Curious if the accident, towing, mishandling could have created a failure in an air line. So if air springs are original that is a first guess, but do the soapy water test, like checking a tire to find the leak and follow air lines to their respective springs and tank. Read on here for details or get techie in the shop to do it. Good luck and let us know what you end up finding.
 

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Do you have a mechanic in the body shop. He/she should be able to determine whats leaking and where. Curious if the accident, towing, mishandling could have created a failure in an air line. So if air springs are original that is a first guess, but do the soapy water test, like checking a tire to find the leak and follow air lines to their respective springs and tank. Read on here for details or get techie in the shop to do it. Good luck and let us know what you end up finding.

Thanks Diff, my dads a mechanic himself but neither him or any of his friends have worked on a landrover so there all stumped but ill try it out and let you guys know :D
 
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