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Old 03-02-2003, 09:18 PM   #1
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Air Bags

I just bought a 1995 33 1/2 Airstream Land Yacht. I took it for a few quick day trip to try it out and thi sis what I found. There is a green light on my dash to tell me that the air compressor is on for the air bags. The pressure gauge reads a pressure between 90-100 psi. I think that is normal but the light never turned off. I just took a long road trip (300+) miles and I noticed that the little green light was turning on/off, it never did that before. So I watch the gauge go from 70 psi to 98. I assume that the compressor was done filling the tank @ 98psi and the light goes off. My problem that this process takes only 1-2 minutes to cycle 98 to 70 psi. that it fills up again. Is this normal? Jim

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Jim, not normal. You need to get the system serviced asap.

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Well PeterH-79MH you are right!. I took you advise and I called the dealer and they said "well will take a look, but some air pressure loss is normal" I replyed "I guessed that thats how air bags work" So I call later and I talk to the shop foreman( he is very on the ball ) and he has a good idea what is wrong based on my problem. We should have a fix by tuesday. Keep you posted Jim8860
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Well I just got my MH back from the dealer and they couldn't find anything out of place.So I took off for my trip. About 600 in to the trip the right rear bag looks like it sprung a small leak. I now here air leaking all the time.Also my catalytic cloged up, I could even pull 40 MPH on a down hill run.So I took my trusty axe and started to hit the cat. it help out a lot .When I got to exit 27 on 81 in PA and found a great RV place at 4:15 they took me in and spent a good 35 min in the shop cutting a hole in the cat. so it can breath. When to the desk to pay I guessed $40-$50 dollars , and the man said "with tax $7.95" I said "great thanks" .and off I when.Here is there info if your are stuck good people.
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