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97 range rover air suspension problem

The air suspension system is malfunctioning and needs 2 be repaired or replaced...any suggestions when  working with limited budget?Can the air suspension be replaced or repaired without spending a couple grand? and can the conversion kit that leaves the vehicle at a constant height be substituted for a 1 or 2 inch lowered spring system without sacraficing ride stability?

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Yes, I have worked on these for years, the airshocks get old and seep,weather cracks and wear when they get bad they will burn up the pump, there are several solutions, I have removed the air valves and put stop leak in them and been able to get an extra year out of them, your best bet is to replace the air shocks before they burn your pump up. In my opinion.

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