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I have a buick lesabre 2002 and my question is *is it normal that my rear air suspention is verry hard in whinter ???* if the car comes out from the heated garage it's OK but if it sits all night outside at -15 degrees the suspention is like a rock for the rest of the day.

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    Tommy Mar 03, 2011

    I have actually found the source of what probably made the crack in the first place... it was a HOLE in the air hose it probably let water in the shock, than froze than made the shock swell and cracked... frozen water expanded than it cracked the shock's body tube

    Hope this helps!!!

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Yes this is normal. The oil in the shocks thickens just like motor oil, and their is not enough weight in the rear of the vehicle to give the shocks enough of a workout to heat up and loosen up

Posted on Dec 30, 2010

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    Tommy Dec 30, 2010

    Ther is OIL in my AIR suspention?????

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    Tommy Feb 28, 2011

    I've found the problem, after close inspection of my shock absorber, there is actually an OIL shock combined with an air balloon to LEVEL the car... GM's good idea of a FLORIDA built conception the shock has a small crack in the bottom portion of the tube and it filled with water, then the OIL MIXED with the water and it froze so that is why it was so stiff in the cold QUEBEC winter... conclusion... I need to replace that shock but what made the crack in the first place??? Quebec wether.... sh...t! i should move to FLORIDA hi hi!

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