Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. Simply does not deserve to be on the road. Thnx to my mechanically incline self, I was able to figure out out myself. There are additional small clips you have to push outward away from the air lines before you can pull the air lines out. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class. They said they were not able to obtain financing for us at this time, due to our current chapter 13 situation. Mix the coolant with distilled water so that you have a combination of 50% coolant and 50% water.
Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price. Overall I would recommend the kit to anyone. I am excited to received my kit and have it installed. Obviously, the trip home was a lot of fun. After raising and supporting the vehicle, remove the spare tire which will allow more room to remove the old air bags and for installing the new coil springs.
These were very difficult to use. A few I called would not let me order or bring in my own parts. Our over all experience with this dealer was by far one of the most easiest stress free experiences weve had. A self locking nut with a lip would have made the install considerably easier. Every year, millions of vehicles in the United States are declared salvage.
I called a local mechanic who specializes in tires and suspensions, and they installed the kit. Once i got there, the vehicle was not ready to be sold and I had to get a next day flight home. They are designed to work with the factory equipped electronic shocks. Over all it took me about eight hours. Mileage rollback is one of the most occurring types of fraud in the selling process of used cars.
Be sure to replace the O-rings when repairing any air suspension system. I found that the compressors worked best when attached with two rings of metal between where I attached them and the end. Tech support and customer service from Strutmasters is exceptional and we enjoy working with them. Very often these cars are rebuilt and sold by deceptive sellers who fail to disclose or even try to hide the salvage information. According to the description from car repair site statistics site CarComplaints. Beware that dropping the differential down too far will rip the brake and speed sensor lines and harnesses apart.
As a Lexus Dealer we have had the opportunity to help customers save money and extend the life of their vehicles by using coil spring conversion kits from Strutmasters. Would you have any advice for us? Removing the struts was a challenge unto itself — everything was completely rusted together, so with the help of another technician both struts were cut out of the car with a sawzall: Two techs required to cut out the rear struts Once the shocks were out, all of the fluid lines were cut and the fluid drain out as best as possible. After the kit was installed, the ride is very good. The vehicle is slightly taller in the back. Never having to worry about those ridiculous air springs ever again! The worst part was cutting off the top nut on the old shocks. My family and I took a road trip to Key West a few weeks ago. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever.
Thanks Jason and Strutmasters for this great alternative option for fixing my suspension challenges. You can interpret our ratings in the following way: 5-Star: Outstanding vehicle. Second, not all coil compressors are equal. The leaky air springs cause the onboard air compressor to work much longer than it was designed for and it eventually quits or can no longer pump enough air to support the weight of the vehicle. I called one of the places on the list that Donielle provided and they were very knowledgeable.
The only thing missing is instruction on how to deactivate the air pump and to deactivate the now flashing dash light. It took me most of a day to install, taking my time. If Strutmasters sells an appropriate compressor it would be nice if it were pushed strongly on their website. For a few hundred dollars, I received the parts needed to fix my car. The ride height sensor is a moving part, and like all moving parts, they will eventually wear out. Because I could not safely drive the speed limit, my air suspension ensured that everyone behind us was just as miserable as we were. When this occurs, a suspension warning light will illuminate on the instrument cluster.
The instruction was too vague on how to disconnect the air lines. All parts are backed by the manufacturer's warranty and shipped directly from Lexus dealers. Some coolants will come premixed. I do have some install suggestions that would help: 1. We found that releasing the rear sway bar brackets made it easier to install the coils. The ride is virtually identical.
Therewith, they are able to protect themselves against used vehicle fraud and especially against mileage inconsistencies. The first one I bought turned out to stick out several inches from the coil, and was too bulky to fit the coil and compressor into the space in the vehicle. It shared with Land Cruise in floor plan and most body panels featuring in body-on-frame configuration. Now my car drives smoother than I remember it ever driving. Then remove the retaining nut holding the kick panel in place.