The ride was intolerable and hitting bottom on every small bump. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. They provided a loaner, but my car was given back to me several times over 3-5 weeks and failed again each time within a couple days. Access the air compressor in the front, under the hood, and check the electrical connector for power. The vehicle leaned so much that it moved over almost two entire lanes.
There should be no continuity with the arm down. Power Steering Pump Rubber Parts: 1. Listen for the compressor to come on while pushing down on the rear bumper. Rear Shocks are leaking Air suspension - not the Spring Coil option , I checked them visually-yes I can see the grease. My assumption is that this was easier than adjusting in evenly to exact specs.
Use the circuit tester to check for power at the leveling switch. You can also choose from free samples, paid samples. The failure mileage was 47,000 and the current mileage was 47,500. When the load is removed and the arm moves down, indicating that the back of the car has risen, the sensor opens the valve on the air bags and allows air to escape, lowering the car. The car was put into service in November 2007. The Suspension problem This vehicle seems like it was damaged from the start. We will not put any catalogue or any document with our company info in it if you requested.
. If one terminal has power and the other does not, replace the switch. Thank you for any efforts. The suspension then broke, then the axle links after that the car has problems driving it shakes side to side. I went with the pirelli cinturado sp? I'm at my wits end with it, and really don't want to get rid of the car when I know there is something wrong that can be fixed.
Ultimately they got it fixed, or so I thought. These sensors measure how the road surface is causing the body to move. Use an ohmmeter for this test. Fortunately, owners of these otherwise-fine vehicles have another option—ditching the air suspension altogether and installing a brand-new mechanical coil suspension. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Our Main Product Lines are as following: Engine System: 1.
Hood Seal Strip Fuel Injector System: 1. Had them rebalanced 4 times and eventually decided that I had just purchased bad tires. We drive this car very cautiously and once we were driving on the highway and our air compressor broke and our car stopped in th middle of the highway and we had a tow truck take it to Lexus. I took the vehicle to a local tire dealer and had all four tires replaced and the vehicle aligned. About 6% of these are auto sensors, 4% are auto lighting system, and 3% are car reversing aid.
The dealer had the car for 2-3 weeks and replaced vitually every part of the air suspension system including the compressor, the sensors, the computer and I believe a couple struts. Dealership is cordial and friendly - but results are terrible. It also uses acceleration sensors to measure body movement. When the arm is pushed up, it turns on the air compressor and fills the air bags to level the car. We payed a lot for the car and plus extra 2. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who repaired the failure.
I'm now at 36K, and am very concerned that, even if they get it fixed, it will fail at 50K+ and I'll be stuck for a horrendous out-of-warranty bill. Lexus ls460 products are most popular in North America, Mid East, and Western Europe. The accelerometers can be tested by checking the signal voltage and tilting the sensor, but the best way to test these sensors in a non-invasive manner is to observe their outputs through a scan tool. Fustrated - I asked for a Lexus rep to review the case. Air Compressor and Bladders A compressor behind the front bumper supplies the compressed air.