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Old 01-14-2022, 08:57 AM   #1
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Morning all!!! Just purchased a 2003 gulfstream friendship G7.Trying to get all the wrinkles out before the travel season.When I got it home,dumped the air and activated my leveling jacks.All went well.Have raised my jacks back up,flipped my air switch to automatic.My gauges rise to about 140 and hold but my unit doesnt rise up as I thought it should.Still the rear tires seem to be sitting pretty darn close to wheel wells.Any suggestions.Hope Im just missing something being new to this deisel pusher set up.Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated and I wish you all an amazing day.Peace
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Old 01-14-2022, 11:20 AM   #2
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I don't think the air ride suspension is supposed to lift if the jacks are down -- as that would negate the leveling you just did. My 2007 Tour Master might be a bit different of course...


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Old 01-16-2022, 01:31 PM   #3
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Chuck! As I stated in my post.I retracted my jacks and switched air to automatic.Thanks for the reply.Peace
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Old 01-16-2022, 02:28 PM   #4
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OK, I missed the "retracted jacks" part -- sounds like a valve or control issue then... Try to cycle the ignition switch to reset any logic, then let us know if any change was observed. Can you still cycle the jacks? Maybe there is an interlock someplace.


I realize my 2007 was different -- the air ride was a simple on/off lever near the parking brake valve.



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Old 01-16-2022, 07:36 PM   #5
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Only aired it up once after raising jacks so I will cycle it out .Just bought the unit and being a retired frieght hauler,Im used to actually feeling my rig rise up as she airs up.Have an appt to have our new rig gone over at the end of February by a great deisel mechanic in our area. Really appreciate this group and you for your advice.Im sure there will be many more questions in the future but hey,maybe not.Maybe the owner I bought it from really wasnt feeding me a line.One can only hope.Thanks again Chuck.Peace
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