84 eldo suspension question

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Suspension, Brakes and Tires Discussion, 84 eldo suspension question in Item Specific Cadillac Discussion; I have a 84 eldorado and the last 2 weeks or so the air from the compressor lets out and ...
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    mexellence is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Jun 2005

    84 eldo suspension question

    I have a 84 eldorado and the last 2 weeks or so the air from the compressor lets out and drops in the rear. I dissconnected the compressor and filled it with air about 3 months ago but the last 2 weeks its been doing it and not even a machanic has been able to tell me a reason why the air just goes out. Thanks 4 any feedback

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    peteski is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
    Automobile(s): 85 Eldo Biarritz
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    Dec 2003
    Northeast USA

    Re: 84 eldo suspension question

    Your description doesn't make sense.

    But in either case, might have an air leak somewhere. The compressor assembly itself can have a slow leak. Or the air lines, or the shocks themselves.

    Normally, the compressor shoud come on and pump up the airshocks from time to time.

    There is a sensor attached to the rear left training arm which tells the compressor to turn on if the car stis too low. It actually turns on a relay which then kicks the motor on. The sensor can also activate the exhaust solenoid if the car sits too high.

    Any of those things could also be bad...


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