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The left side of my 1992 licoln town car is lower than right side. I beleive it is a faulty air bag. Can the air suspension be replaced with conventional springs.

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    Patrick Cowan May 11, 2010

    I highly recommend NOT retrofitting a suspension on this car. its best to replace the air bag. The car could become unstable otherwise

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It could be also leaking solenoid valve so you'd beter be replacing bags and solenoids. arnottindustries have some good deals.

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Yes they do. and it is easy to do.

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early 90's Lincoln town cars have rear air bag suspension and are very prone to failure. cost of one air bag is well close to 250 dollars.

this is a inexpensive fix for that issue. it is possible to install coil spring in replace of the air bags. you will lose the air ride but the cost will be under 100 dollars for both compared to 500 dollars for air ride replacement bags.

the coils that fit are the same year grand marque ford/mercury cars. so when ordering you order for same year as you car grand marque rear springs,

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the repair is raise vehicle and support with jack stands. disconnect the lower shock mount so that it allows the rear axle to travel down. this will need to be done for the instillation of the new replacement springs.

next you will need to disconnect the air lines that go to each air back and pull the clips holding the top of the air bag into the chassis of the car. the bottoms float free so this is all that holds them in the car.

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after both sides are in there upper and lower seated position.

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