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Old 07-05-2014, 02:02 PM   #1
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Air suspension problem, rear is fine but front is not?

We are in a campground in NJ and our Palazzo with a Freightliner chassis air suspension is acting up. When we air up the suspension the rear fills up fine but the front is not raising. I don’t hear any air leak and when we pulled in 3 days ago the suspension was fine. But now a can’t move because the front is way to low to move it… I played with the Lower/Auto level, but it is just a 1 in and 1 out switch… the switch is fine. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-05-2014, 07:09 PM   #2
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Freightliner Free Help line
1-800-385-4357
Have your serial number handy.
Freightliner Custom Chassis
I think there is an e mail address for help there if you don't have a phone.
Other than dumping all the air, bleed the tanks with the lanyards , and start the air up over again. Can't think of anything else.
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Old 07-05-2014, 11:44 PM   #3
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ride height valve on front?
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ride height valve on front?
I don't know if you have 1 or 2 ride height valves on the front of your coach. Check behind the front wheels to see if the connecting rod (rod aprox. 6" long) is disconnected or has separated between the chassis and valve. Happened to me several times. Easy to just reconnect. Helps to turn wheel all the way to one side to gain access.

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It's not a simple switch or fuse problem - either the ride height air valve or the air dump valve isn't working as expected. If you feel competent to work on air suspension parts, do as charles suggests. If not, you probably need professional help.

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How quickly , I forget, newer F/L chassis have gone to single ride height valve on the front, and 2 on the rear, opposite of my old set up. Disconnected valve makes sense , hope that it's that simple a fix.
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Thanks to all... it is pointing to the air level valve... I am at F/L now looks like I'm gonna need a new check valve right before the air feeding to the level valve... it may be clogged or bad. Will find out more to tomorrow.
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