Cost of E61 self-levelling suspension air bag??

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doddsy07
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Cost of E61 self-levelling suspension air bag??

Post by doddsy07 » 19 Jun 2017, 20:57

After going to get in my BMW tourer 2005 525,the left hand side rear had sunk so I started the car and it went up to the normal ride height but as soon as I turned the car off I heard a hiss from the wheel arch and it went down again.After I rang a garage they quoted £350 to replace plus labour,is that correct????? Can you buy aftermarket air bags? I replaced the compressor 18 months ago so it's not that.Thank you

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Re: Cost of E61 self-levelling suspension air bag??

Post by Discostew38 » 19 Jun 2017, 21:19

Don't think anyone does a pattern part bag
I think they are about £180 each for a E39 so probably similar for a E61 so the price you was quoted wouldn't be to far out
All I would say is if one side has gone due to age the other side will be on its way out so best to replace both
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Re: Cost of E61 self-levelling suspension air bag??

Post by Alan Gunn » 20 Jun 2017, 05:24

I believe it is easy enough for you to diy (youtube is your friend).
This is the first on i found but there are loads to pick from.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E61-Rear- ... SwIjJZO8vU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Also
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-Pair-For-BM ... Swo4pYgstm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Cost of E61 self-levelling suspension air bag??

Post by raw111111 » 20 Jun 2017, 07:54

Arnott list a bag for this model. They've got a great reputation with Range Rover owners as they make updated replacement bags w/ a lifetime warranty but I don't know if they're the same for 5 series. Have a look into them.

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