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longhorn
06-23-2008, 07:36 PM
Bought a 97 Exploder at a auction.
It has a system message center and it keeps saying "Check air ride".
What and where is the "air ride"?
Theres no manual n the stupid thing so I cant find out.
It looks to be saggy in the backend.

HEAVY METAL
06-23-2008, 09:23 PM
one of ur lines is prollyt craqcked and worn thru.. if not the bag itself.. its not holding.. prolly cauzing the compressor too run non stop..

longhorn
06-23-2008, 10:34 PM
Thanks Ill check it out some more.

epic3
06-24-2008, 12:51 PM
yeah just the rear should be air ride its for the self leveling ride for when its loaded or towing a trailer

jakerngr
06-24-2008, 02:30 PM
front and rear have air shocks and a compressor system they are a common problem on those things. there is also height sensors on each corner you can check for cracks or brocken pars but it is usually the line or shock its self like heavy said

longhorn
06-24-2008, 05:23 PM
So its just air shocks , not bags?

jakerngr
06-24-2008, 08:40 PM
yup and they are fuckin expencive

wcc4x4
06-25-2008, 10:14 AM
you can shut the air ride off , there is a switch in the back compartment drivers side in the trunk where the jack is , flip the switch and it shuts down the system then u will get the message air ride is off every time you turn the vehicle on though :dontknow:

longhorn
06-25-2008, 05:52 PM
Found the switch thanks.

kinda nasty
06-26-2008, 12:46 PM
If it helps I think they can be retro fitted with non electric air ride shocks, check with monroe shocks. part number 40007 says it is to replace originals non electric adjustable unit. good luck!

longhorn
06-26-2008, 05:56 PM
Its your sisters .............wanna fix it for her?
Im already sick off it.