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Rear air suspension ride height

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Merrill, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

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    Has anyone had a problem with their rear air suspension ride height, my classic model s seems to ride lower in the rear. I usually have the suspension set to low all the time, but now the rear is really low and if I adjust the ride height to very high the front goes all the way up and the rear moves up but not as high as the front. The service center pulled my logs and said that it maybe the rear height sensors needing recalibration.
     
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    then...its probably the rear height sensors needing recalibrating.
     
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    Do you notice it being a lot lower after it sits over night? Can you hear/see it raise when you get in the car and hit the brake pedal (try to pay attention next time after it sits for awhile). If it does, then you have a slow leak like I had.
    If it's just constant, then they need to recalibrate, also like they had to do for mine. It was consistently 1" lower than the front and also a difference between the LH and RH sides by 1/2". Once they recalibrated it is much better but still not perfect.
     
  4. Merrill

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    Thanks for the info, it does not seem to be lower after sitting overnight. It seems to adjust but the rear is lower than normal. It seems to be consistent from left to right just not where it was normally. Going in next week and the service center seems to think it is a recalibration.
     
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    OK next time you go into your car after it sat overnight pay attention to see if it raises, looking in your rearview mirror and a point of reference. This is after you touch the brake pedal. If it does you have a leak in your air springs like I did.
     
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    Ok so I just went out to the car and it did not raise when I applied the brake pedal.
     

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