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Old 08-28-2007, 12:12 PM   #1
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air lift assist for front springs

I noticed today that under the front hood of nancy, there was a little air pressure guage. no air pressure in it. So I went through my documentation and found a package wrapper that stated that it was an air lift assist for the front suspension to aid in the wear of the front springs. Anybody got one of these. Do you just add air with an air compressor. How much?
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Old 08-28-2007, 01:51 PM   #2
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Front air bag pressure

The front bags should have 55psi each.
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Old 08-29-2007, 12:08 PM   #3
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The air bags are located inside of the front springs. If they do not inflate, there is a procedure in the forums on how to replace them with out taking the springs off. When you read the instructins, you think it will never work, but believe me, it does.

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Yes, you just fill them with air up to 60 pounds but fill them slowly they can blow up if over-inflated and the noise will sound like your coach exploded. I use a 12V compressor which puffs along to get the bags up to the correct pressure. The advantage to this compressor is that I can check the bags pressure st a campground and fill them before we leave in the AM. I will keep the pressure at 55 to 60 for interstate driving and drop it down to 50-55 for secondary roads. This gives us the best ride and best control.
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:58 PM   #5
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There is a little air pressure valve under the front hood, so I will try to fill thebags up from there. Thanks for the useful support posting.
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Old 08-31-2007, 10:13 AM   #6
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our valves

We have 2 schraeder valves that come up on the front bumper. I think you should have a separate valve for each bag
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:07 PM   #7
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@str8strm: Thanks, I will check for those too!
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:44 PM   #8
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I blew one up once. Sounded like a bomb. I now use a small compressor from WalMart for the front bags instead of the high pressure air lines at a truck stop.

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Old 09-03-2007, 08:21 PM   #9
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Well, I put 50 psi in them for now and it seems like they are holding fine. I will check them again soon to see if it is still holding air. Thanks for the help!
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