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I just got rear air shocks replaced (Bilstein B4) they blew up within 20 minutes ride. Help !!!!!!:
 

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Hi,

Welcome to the Forum.

That is not really a lot of information to go on, for a "blind" internet Diagnosis !!

Cheers Dave
 

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Agreed!

There are folks on here who can probably help you - but you need to give us a lot more information. A detailed, specific description of the situation is the minimum starting point.
 

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Got shocks installed,(rear) ,10 minutes later notice back of the car running stiff then I pushed the button to raise the car seconds after the rear shocks blew up one after another .
 

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Were the shocks brand new Bilstein from a reputable source? What does the vendor say about the failure?

Did the rear of the car raise an excessive amount before the failure?

Why were the shocks replaced?
 

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So, this was done by a shop? You sure those were Bilstein shocks and not some cheap-o "made in China" ones that they stuck on there to try to fleece you? I assume that now that the rear springs went kablooey, that the car's rear is sitting on the tires, is that the case?
 

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Possible

If they didn't reconnect the level sensor then the system will keep pumping air
until they blow up.

Definitely go back to the shop, I can't imagine that their warranty would be less than 1 day.
 
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