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Air Suspension Normal?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by TylerCA, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. TylerCA

    TylerCA Member

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    I couldn't find it through a search. I just returned from a business trip and finally drove the car since taking delivery last month. I noticed that the car cannot lower when driven at any speed. Is this normal? Even when driving at city speeds, the air suspension will not move to the Low position. I have the v5.6.
     
  2. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

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    That is normal behavior for 5.6. Low has only been available when parked or when traveling over ~60mph or thereabouts. In 5.8 that threshold was raised to ~100mph.
     
  3. TylerCA

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    Thank you for the clarification.
     
  4. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    In 5.6 air suspension will move to low when stopped (just did that last weekend).
     
  5. TylerCA

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    Yes, you're right. I also noticed that the car will raise back to Standard post 5mph
     

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