1989 buick electra park avenue when pump copmes on for vacuum system it runs constantly and I can hear air by both back tires. It sounds like a bad tire leak it is so loud. What is causing this and what is it pumping air to back there?

Asked by GuruTPRQ3 Jul 22, 2018 at 12:36 PM about the 1989 Buick Electra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1989 buick electra park avenue when pump comes on for vacuum system it runs constantly and I can hear air by both back tires. It sounds like a bad tire leak it is so loud. What is causing this and what is it pumping air to back there?

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You have a 29 year old car.....the lines to the air shocks/struts are plastic, I suspect they have been damaged or just failed because of age.....you will probably need to replace the plastic lines

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ty. its my sons car. I will get under there and look now that I know it is lines going to the shocks.

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