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Suspension On the back of my BMW X5 2001 over night as gone

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Suspension On the back of my BMW X5 2001 over night as gone sky high
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
What question did you have about this? Did you want to know possible causes?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Possible causes and Advice On what to do thank you
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
I will provide an honest answer. I trust this will be appreciated. Please remember that a low rating PUNISHES me for being honest and that I receive nothing for my time until a positive rating is clicked.
this is caused by a failure in the self leveling suspension system
this can be triggered by a fault with the control unit, the level sensor or the air compressor (or the air compressor's power supply)
if you have not, try to start the car and see if the re-levels
if not, the only next step is to have the fault logs read from the self leveling suspension and proper test plans run to determine the underlying trigger of the issue
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Wood it be safe to drive around 7 miles to get tested,thank you
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
please do not forget to CLICK ON a positive rating
you will need to make that assessment for yourself based on your abilities and how the vehicle handles.
if you feel safe and the roads you will be driving are smooth, then it should be okay
as the question has been answered please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
you are welcome please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating
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