Air suspension fault
I have an 05 Jaguar XJ8 L that intermittently displays Air Suspension Fault. My local
mechanic says he will scan the vehicle, but I am being told by the dealer that even if he
can scan for codes he won't be able to diagnose them. Am I wasting time and money by
not taking the car to someone who specializes in European cars? Any ideas on what is
causing the intermittent code?
Your air ride will more than likely go out. In summerville Georgia a place called chattooga car care can do better than the dealership at a fraction of the cost. Dealer wanted 6 grand to replace mine but i opted to get the conversion kit and took to the shop above which turns air ride off and converts to high end shocks and i got done for a little less than 2 grand mine is a 2004 xj8 by the way.
Which conversion kit did you use?
Go to Arnott and buy the after market shocks that are not air controlled. Then any shop can install that does good work. I did myself without a lift using a jack and stands in less than 2 hours.. Complete instructions on their webb site and they take back cores for a rebate!!
Did 2 grand include the cost of the "high end shocks" you mention? Did you do it on all 4 corners?
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