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Old 03-14-2019, 08:26 PM
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My front left shock went bad. When starting the car the compressor would turn on and raise the front to ride height however out had an extreme leak and would be back on the ground 20 minutes later. I replaced the shock and all seemed fine until the test drive she is now randomly raising to an alarming height and then shortly after bleeding off back to ride height. Day 2 and still having the issue intermittently. Any thoughts
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:00 PM
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Is the suspension in automatic mode? I would try playing around with the ride height settings.
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Old 03-15-2019, 04:57 AM
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Is there a yellow light warning on your dash? If you have software, clear all the codes.
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Old 03-15-2019, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Faaz.Baig View Post
Is the suspension in automatic mode? I would try playing around with the ride height settings.
for some reason i don't have that option im only able to adjust exterior lighting and lock settings no option for ride height adjustments
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for some reason i don't have that option im only able to adjust exterior lighting and lock settings no option for ride height adjustments
Thats very odd. There’s just no category on the mmi for the air suspension? I believe you press the “car” button on the centre console and it should bring you to a suspension setting.
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I don't understand it either
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Old 03-15-2019, 06:48 PM
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Someone turned the option off when the car was broken.
Go to a shop that has a VCDS to turn it back on
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Originally Posted by ltooz_a6_a8_q7 View Post
Someone turned the option off when the car was broken.
Go to a shop that has a VCDS to turn it back on
Why would mechanics do something such as this?
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I didn't say the mechanic turned it off, someone might do it to hide the failures. Did you have the function before replacing the shock?
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Originally Posted by ltooz_a6_a8_q7 View Post
I didn't say the mechanic turned it off, someone might do it to hide the failures. Did you have the function before replacing the shock?
Oh ok my bad. Yes this would be a good cover up for a dealer or seller to make more money.
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