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W220 rear driver side sits about an inch lower at all times

 
Old 02-19-2019, 12:40 PM
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W220 rear driver side sits about an inch lower at all times

Could it be a leak in one of the hose? Or the entire strut? Rear driver side suspension sits about an inch while I am driving and and also after car has been parked for a while. Please help. Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-20-2019, 11:32 PM
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level sensor maybe?
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Old 02-21-2019, 09:05 AM
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Airmatic or ABC?
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:13 PM
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It is an airmatic suspension
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Old 02-21-2019, 04:03 PM
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Using SDS allows you to adjust the ride height of each strut individually - even though the rear has only one central ride height sensor (on the anti-sway bar). The SDS adjustment is different...
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Do I need to go to MB dealership for that or do they do that at an I dependent shop?

So you donít think itís a leak?
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If there was a significant leak in the strut or its airline, it would drop all the way overnight.
If there was a small leak, the pump would bring the car to a level position while driving.

This sounds to me as if the strut and the rest of the pneumatic parts of the system work, and the computer is holding the strut at the wrong level.
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Old 02-21-2019, 07:18 PM
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Will take to the shop

Thanks for your help. I will take it to a shop and get the reading. Hopefully it will be a simple fix.
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Only if the shop has SDS and knows how to use it...
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Star diagnostics

What do I ask the mechanic for? Am I asking for a star diagnostic and a calibration of my vehicle?i donít want to sound like I donít know much, and get taken advantage of and over charge me for a simple fix
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