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How to change to air spring in a 1999 Lincoln continental? The air spring is leaking and I do not want to convert

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  • kirthammond Mar 05, 2009

    the air bag on the right rear air spring

  • kirthammond Mar 05, 2009

    we want to convert to struts

  • gbreed May 11, 2010

    are you talkin about, air bags or air shocks?

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Hello, you must turn the system off,in the trunk.Then you must support the car with jacks.With the vehicle raised the bolts on the bottom of the airbag must be removed.Put another jack under the side of the suspension you are removing.Then undo the shock and it should come out.Then dis connect the air line and remove the airbag.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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    suterman Mar 05, 2009

    Hello, you remove it the same way.

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