Arnott is pleased to offer multiple air suspension repair and replacement options for the 2003 to 2012 Bentley Continentals 2006 to 2012 Bentley Flying Spur and the 2004 to 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton. One of the signs of an air suspension leak is when the compressor fails because it is overworked. Arnott offers ready to install O.E.S. air suspension compressors that are tested and fitted with application-specific mounting hardware. In this video we show how to install the WABCO air suspension compressor from Arnott for the Bentley and Phaeton. Compressor Assembly Removal – Removal Step 1 – Prepping for Removal Set the steering to straight ahead. Begin by disconnecting the battery Use a platform that is capable of raising the body separately from the wheels Lift the body at the lifting points prescribed by the vehicle manufacturer Loosen and remove the fasteners holding the cover which is towards the rear of the vehicle to expose the vehicle’s air suspension compressor assembly Removal Step 2 – Disconnecting the power and airlines to the air compressor Remove the wiring harness clips from the compressor assembly Disconnect the three electrical plugs from the compressor assembly to the vehicle Slowly loosen and remove five airlines leading from the vehicle to the valve block Remove the airlines from the retaining clips Locate the rubber hose.Slide the spring clamp down the hose separate the rubber hose from the T fitting Removal Step 3 – Removing the Air Compressor Remove the three mounting bolts and hardware holding the compressor assembly to the vehicle. Remove the compressor assembly from the vehicle. Removal Complete. Air suspension Compressor Installation – Install Step 1 – Prepping for installation Set the pump assembly on a workbench and begin by removing the air line fitting from the compressor. Remove the air line fitting from the air hose and discard Remove the wiring harness and plugs from the mounting clips.Remove the three mounting bolts before removing the compressor from the mounting bracket Set the mounting bracket aside. Remove the two screws and metal shield from the old compressor and install on to the new one Remove the long compressor bolt holding the airline mounting clips and reinstall them onto the new compressor Route the compressors wiring harness underneath the valve lock and through the mounting bracket. Install the new compressor onto the mounting bracket and secure with the three
mounting bolts. Remove the white shipping pin and install the air line from the valve block to the new compressor. Mount the plugs to the mounting clip Install Step 2 – Installing the Compressor and Airlines. Reinstall the compressor assembly onto the vehicle Reinstall the three mounting bolts and hardware to secure the compressor assembly to the vehicle. Reinstall the rubber hose to the tee fitting. Slide the spring clamp back onto the rubber hose Reinstall the airlines into the retaining clips Carefully tighten the five airlines leading from the vehicle to the valve block. Reconnect the three electrical plugs on to the compressor assembly. Replace the cover and tighten the fasteners.Replace the relay which is found in the trunk with the one provided in the kit. Installation Complete Install Step 3 – Testing Start the engine, Wait two minutes, Operate the raising function of the car’s electronics. Most compressors go bad because of an air leak which causes the compressor to overheat. Don’t void your compressor’s warranty. Inspect your air springs for any leaks cracks or excessive wear .