Arnott Installation Manuals
A-3307
ARNOTT NEW REAR AIR SPRING
2016-2019 VOLVO XC90
2018-2019 XC60
2017-2019 V90 X-COUNTRY(SPA)
W/AUTO LEVEL, EXCL. HYBRID

Congratulations on your purchase of an Arnott® air suspension product. We at Arnott Incorporated are proud to offer a high quality product at the industry’s most competitive pricing. Thank you for your confidence in us and our product.

Proper installation is essential to experience and appreciate the benefits of this system. Please take a moment to review these installation instructions before you begin to install these components on your vehicle. The removal and installation of air suspension products should only be performed by a fully qualified, ASE Certified, professional.

It is equally important to be aware of all necessary safety measures while installing your new Air Suspension System. This includes proper lifting and immobilizing of the vehicle and isolation of any stored energy to prevent personal injury or property damage.

"Engineered to Ride, Built to Last®"

A-3307 Arnott New Rear Air Spring

WARNING: The air suspension system is under pressure (up to 10 bar, or 150 lbf/in). Verify pressure has been relieved and disconnect power to the air suspension system prior to disassembly. Do not allow dirt or grease to enter the system. Always wear standard hand, ear, and eye protection when servicing the air suspension system.

Arnott Industries® is committed to the quality of its products. If you have a question or problem with any Arnott product, please contact us by calling +1 321-868-3016 during normal business hours or email techassistance@arnottinc.com (In the EU please call +31 (0)73 7850 580 or email Info@arnotteurope.com).

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Reading this manual signifies your agreement to the terms of the general release, waiver of liability, and hold harmless agreement, the full text of which is available at www.arnottinc.com

Not to be stored below 5°F (-15°C) or above 122°F (50°C).

Avoid damage to air lines and cables.

Removal and installation is only to be performed by fully qualified personnel.

Use car manufacturer’s diagnostic software.

CAUTION: Damage to the vehicle and air suspension system can be incurred if work is carried out in a manner other than specified in the instructions or in a different sequence.

WARNING: To avoid the possibility of short circuits while working with electric components consult your owner's manual on how to disconnect your battery.

WARNING: Consult your vehicle owner's manual, service manual, or car dealer for the correct jacking points on your vehicle and for additional care, safety and maintenance instructions. Under no circumstances should any work be completed underneath the vehicle if it is not adequately supported, as serious injuries and death can occur.

AIR SPRING REMOVAL

1. Raise vehicle.

2. Remove applicable rear wheel. (FIGURE 1)

FIGURE 1
FIGURE 1

3. Disconnect the air line using a wrench. Remove air line fitting and discard. (FIGURES 2, 3)

FIGURE 2
FIGURE 2
FIGURE 3
FIGURE 3

REMOVAL

WARNING: Prior to inserting the existing air line into the new air fitting you will need to remove the old original equipment air line fitting.


NOTE:  SCRATCHES AND/OR DEEP CUTS IN THE AIR LINE CAN RESULT IN POSSIBLE LEAKS. INSPECT THE AIR LINE BEFORE INSERTION. AIR LINE NEEDS TO BE REPLACED IF DAMAGED.


OE AIR LINE FITTING
OE AIR LINE FITTING

SLIDE THE THREADED PORTION UP THE LINE AND SPREAD THE COLLET OPEN TO REMOVE
SLIDE THE THREADED PORTION UP THE LINE AND SPREAD THE COLLET OPEN TO REMOVE

SLIDE THE AIR FITTING OFF OF THE AIR LINE
SLIDE THE AIR FITTING OFF OF THE AIR LINE

AIR LINE IS READY FOR INSTALLATION
AIR LINE IS READY FOR INSTALLATION

4. Remove the plastic pin situated between the spring’s mounting clips. (FIGURES 4, 5)

FIGURE 4
FIGURE 4
FIGURE 5
FIGURE 5

5. Pinch the mounting clips together and compress spring to remove from vehicle. (FIGURES 6, 7)

FIGURE 6
FIGURE 6
FIGURE 7
FIGURE 7

6. Removal complete.

AIR SPRING INSTALLATION

WARNING: Tighten all nuts and bolts to manufacturer's specifications during the installation process.


1. Pull out the shipping pin from the new Arnott air spring. (FIGURE 8)

FIGURE 8
FIGURE 8

2. Install the new Arnott air spring into the vehicle. Align clips and air fitting with existing holes. Ensure spring is seated securely on bottom. (FIGURES 9, 10)

FIGURE 9
FIGURE 9
FIGURE 10
FIGURE 10

3. Reinsert the plastic pin between the spring’s top mount clips. (FIGURES 11, 12)

FIGURE 11
FIGURE 11
FIGURE 12
FIGURE 12

4. Install the air line by pushing the line into the fitting until it is firmly seated. (FIGURE 13)

FIGURE 13
FIGURE 13

5. Reinstall the wheel.

6. Lower the vehicle until the wheels touch the ground. Ensure air spring is properly seated.

7. Start vehicle and slowly lower lift as air spring inflates.

8. Installation complete.

A-3307 REV 1 05/28/2019