troubleshooting suspension system


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KEN RUFFINO
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troubleshooting suspension system

Postby KEN RUFFINO » Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:56 pm



pump activates but no action



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themainviking
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Re: troubleshooting suspension system

Postby themainviking » Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:30 pm

You probably need to put a new hydraulic line on your rear suspension system and properly fill it with oil. Traxxion probably sells the best hydraulic line as it has a braided cover.
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Re: troubleshooting suspension system

Postby cihilb » Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:55 am

Does the display indicate that it is changing? If so, you may just have to add fluid to the system. As far as the braided line, you can change it but just refilling the system will may solve the problem. The original hose may have stretched slightly, but probably won't happen again. Did this to my 2004 and never had ti happen again.
You should be able to hear the pump start to labor between one and two on the display. Mine didn't start until 12 and refilling did the job.

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Re: troubleshooting suspension system

Postby Fatwing Chris » Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:58 pm

Don't expect the back end to jump up even when it's working properly.It really doesn't move very far at all compared to the Wings with air shocks.


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