Purchased used about 9 months ago.
Bmw f11 rear suspension too high.
Bmw say compressor relay must always be replaced when fitting new compressor unit and that rear air suspension struts should be replaced if car has been driven whilst bottomed out.
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Hi did anyone every get a solution to this issue i have a f11 2012 520d rhd dropping on the rhs too i have replaced both air springs the solenoid relay unit and the issue is exactly the same.
The front suspension doesnt really cause much trouble but knocking from worn balljoints isnt uncommon its the outer balljoint on the lower control arm and it can be quite hard to locate the cause of the noise because with the car jacked up the balljoint is.
If you can look underneath the vehicle in the rear at the level sensors on the rear axle make sure that the arm levers and linkage are attached.
It usually occurs for 10 20 seconds and ends with a hiss like a release valve my guess.
I think the rear suspension on my 2011 f11 20d is on the way out i understand this is not unusual but am a bit surprised by the symptoms.
The pump happily reinflate.
On the driver side both front and back has the same clearance.
2006 bmw x5 rear air suspension compressor wont cut in and back of vehicle down.
The f11 has the standard rear air suspension but a conventional front end.
Just occasionally maybe 5 occasions in that time i hear a faint noise like an air compressor from behind rear near side bumperi hear it after driving if im stood at the rear of the car.
Hi all my car is 2011 f11 525d.
Bmw 5 series bmw f11 touring.
Ive been lurking as a guest since owning my 2013 f11 back in january so i thought id better sign up and make it official.
Hi i have 535 m tourer 2011 bought from bmw colchester march 2015 rear suspension problem diagnosed october last year work eventually done after 6 week wait recurring problem for bmw it.
About a week ago the near side suspension had dropped overnight until there was no gap between the top of the wheel and the arch.
Ista service functions needed to calibrate ride level height once parts have been replaced.
If the rear suspenstion is really high you have to have a sensor out of range or a solenoid not working properly.
Just check my 2 weeks old f10.
But the front passenger is higher and the rear is much lower.