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2005 denali service ride control / air suspension pump

My pump has gone out, it was pumping for some time each time we started the truck. I understand the pump needs replacing but that will not solve why. It is pumping due to a leak. There are many posts on replacing the expensive air shocks but nothing to just find the leak. If there is a leak, can't the leak be repaired? Buying 2 expensive air shocks seems overkill.

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The leak almost 100% of the time is in the air bags of the shocks, there are special tools for isolating the individual shocks and seeing if they leak, but as far as the home repair goes u just replace them or have the dealer test them.

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