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Airmatic failure

HI, i just poped up the road to the supermarket, ran in got what i wanted and when i went to leave the warning message poped up saying stop, car to low.
Now the front of the car is extreamly low and i can not raise it up manually...
Any ideas??

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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction

Update: So i removed the splash gard & found the copressor and pump. I then unpuged the wires to find a bit of corrosion build up. I gave the conections a clean & put it back together.

It seems the preasure sensor was coroded stuck and wasent telling the relay to switch on. I guess thats to expected for a 12 year old car.

I dont understand why MB put an electric motor where its bound to get wet...

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