Compressor outlet issue


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Compressor outlet issue

Postby bntyhntr6975 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:29 am



'95 Aspy. When trying to use the outlet, I'm not getting any air out. Instead, it puts air into the suspension, just like when I push Increase. P Check, Increase, and Decrease all seem to work fine. Outlet button works, but the outlet doesnt, if that makes sense. Any ideas?



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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby ct1500 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:41 am

There is an air valve inside the short outlet hose inside bag that needs to be depressed just like a valve stem of a tire. The extension hose that came with the bike has the proper fitting.
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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby bntyhntr6975 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:49 am

Yes, the hose has been attached, still nothing. Even manually depressed valve just in case the hose wasnt getting the job done.

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby spiralout » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:28 am

Try turning the key to the park position then using the outlet button

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby bntyhntr6975 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:50 am

Yes, Park position is the only place the Outlet button will activate. Thats not the issue tho. The button is activating the pump, but its going into suspension instead of out the hose.

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby spiralout » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:26 am

The FSM says if the outlet doesn't work but the pump for the suspension does: Open circuit line or loose contact connectors
in any of the following: battery - ignition switch - fuse 7 - outlet switch - air pump.

You might trouble shoot the air distributor, too.

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby bntyhntr6975 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:37 am

I would assume that with the open switch issue, the outlet button wouldnt work. The button works, just directs the air to the wrong place. I will look into this air distributor tho.

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Mar 11, 2016 2:36 pm

If the "Increase/Decrease" switch is sticky and shorted so that it is pressing "increase" when you are pressing the outlet switch, it will actuate the suspension valve that allows air to go into the suspension.

If that rear suspension valve is stuck open, it will also cause this problem.

Try pushing the increase/decrease switch to "decrease" and press the outlet button. If it's still going into the suspension (actually it will likely vent to atmosphere, through the relief solenoid valve) then the problem is probably a stuck rear suspension solenoid valve.

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Re: Compressor outlet issue

Postby bntyhntr6975 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:31 pm

Pushing Increase or Decrease while pushing Outlet is something I have not tried, but will.

I do know that I can check suspension and itll read a certain number. I can then hold Outlet for however long, then check suspension again, and its higher. Relative to time Outlet was pushed of course. Exactly as if I was pushing Increase.

I will be able to mess with it some tomorrow and will report back. Thanks.




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