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2001 Ford Expedition XLT EB rear air bag suspension does not inflat

When I turn on the SUV I can hear the air compressor turn on but the rear air bags do not inflat.I have tried turning off/on the air compressor switch loacted in passenger side but no luck. Any other ideas I can try?

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  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    Same as above, air compressor comes on, but doesn't inflate. I haven't heard anything about the switch, where is that located exactly?

  • Anonymous Oct 24, 2008

    no se inflan las bolsasde aire traseras

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    I had the same problem yesterday. All of a sudden the front of the car seemed higher than the back, and I thought I had a flat. When I got out the driver side rear body was higher than the passenger side. I could hear the compressor, and it kept running after I turned the car off. I had a bumpy ride.



    I took it in and they said one airbag was deflated and the second was badly cracked. I replaced both for $1100. Merry Christmas to me! Now it is running great and no compressor sound.

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    not inflat

    problema

  • Tim cunningham Nov 19, 2013

    Your vehicle has three height sensors. 1 at each front wheel and 1 in rear on passenger side. Check to make sure the rod haven't fallen off of rear sensor. The sensors are a common repair. After replacement you might need to run a recalibration of all height sensors. You can command the pump to turn on with a jumper wire at the 2 fat wires at compressor. Use a thick wire or it will burn out. Usually when 1 sensor fail the rest should be replaced also

  • Tim cunningham Nov 19, 2013

    Also those trucks are known for 'door ajar' if all doors are not closed the truck will not reach ride height.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    left air bags down, passenger side up. what could be problem? 05 Navagator.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    my navigator will not inflate air suspension. I replaced compressor a year ago, it comes on but won't run long and car never raises....

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    My rear air suspension seems to be fully inflated and will not level out. Any ideas?

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Sounds like the seals may have failed in the air shocks themselves. I also think you may have a bleeder valve problem. Follow the lines back and check the bleeder valve to see if it is leaking when you have someone else turn the vehicle on.

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