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Old 05-14-2014, 08:39 PM   #1
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Air bag losing air

Been traveling back from Ohio (dealer location) pumped
bags up to 60 lbs. First day driving was bad, very heavy winds
blowing me all over the road and the trucks!! Air in fronts 75 lbs,
rear 80 lbs. Well the next day I'm checking the air in the bags,
50 in one and about 25 in the other....darnnnnnn...pumped
them back to 60 lbs and will see where they are in the am.

Looks like a soaping job to find the leaks. Anybody else
have this issue?

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Old 05-14-2014, 08:50 PM   #2
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Been traveling back from Ohio (dealer location) pumped
bags up to 60 lbs. First day driving was bad, very heavy winds
blowing me all over the road and the trucks!! Air in fronts 75 lbs,
rear 80 lbs. Well the next day I'm checking the air in the bags,
50 in one and about 25 in the other....darnnnnnn...pumped
them back to 60 lbs and will see where they are in the am.

Looks like a soaping job to find the leaks. Anybody else
have this issue?

Phelpo
Yes, had leaking bags on front end of E-450. Firestone somewhere publishes a acceptable loss rate. Yours was excessive. Easiest "soap" I know of is a bottle of windex- spray the disconnect fittings and fill fittings for obvious leaks.
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:15 PM   #3
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Had similar problem with my air lift bags on my truck. Turner out to be malfunctioning manifold. And they no longer make it.

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Old 05-15-2014, 08:18 AM   #4
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Can I get more info on what model/brand what every I can get on the front air bags please.. I only have them in the back but want to see what it takes to add them in the front..

O and by the way one of mind in the back leaks as well..they are boxed up in the compartment pretty good and it's just a slow leak so I just check, adjust before any trip..
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Old 05-15-2014, 08:58 AM   #5
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Firestone front air suspension air lifts
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Old 05-15-2014, 12:14 PM   #6
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Are there air bags on the front suspension also?. I was under the impression only on the rear. Have sunseeker 3010
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Old 05-15-2014, 01:04 PM   #7
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:17 PM   #8
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I installed the coil spring bags aftermarket, quite easy.
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Old 05-16-2014, 11:00 AM   #9
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One bag stayed at 60lbs the other went done to 20 lbs
I checked the values and no air bubbles
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Old 05-16-2014, 12:02 PM   #10
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We have a 2014' Sunseeker 3010DS same problem our rear right side bags had leak, we put 70lbs of air so the rear jacks would clear most driveways and also turns at some intersections and after every trip the next day, rear right side airbag down to 10lbs if that? the dealer replace the air line and it holds the air all the time now, at first they said its ok checked all the air lines and bags but still leaks,so after calling them with same problem they changed the air line and no more leaks
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