Arnott Installation Manuals
AS-2708
ARNOTT REMANUFACTURED REAR ELECTRONIC AIR SHOCK
FOR 2000-2013 VARIOUS GM SUVs

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.

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AS-2708 Arnot Remanufactured Rear Electric Air Shock

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.

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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 SHOCK REMOVAL

1. SET STEERING TO STRAIGHT AHEAD.

2. LIFT VEHICLE AND REMOVE REAR WHEEL. (FIGURE 1)

FIGURE 1
FIGURE 1

3. LOCATE AND REMOVE THE AIR LINE TO DEFLATE THE AIR SHOCK. TURN THE METAL CLIP APPROX. 90° TO REMOVE THE AIR LINE FITTING FROM THE AIR SHOCK. (FIGURE 2)

FIGURE 2
FIGURE 2

4. LOCATE AND REMOVE THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FROM THE TOP OF THE AIR SHOCK. (FIGURE 3)

FIGURE 3
FIGURE 3

5. LOOSEN AND REMOVE THE UPPER AND LOWER SHOCK MOUNTING NUTS. (FIGURE 4)

FIGURE 4
FIGURE 4

6. SUPPORT THE AXLE TO RELIEVE PRESSURE FROM THE AIR SHOCK'S MOUNTING POINTS. REMOVE THE UPPER AND LOWER AIR SHOCK MOUNTING BOLTS. (FIGURE 5)

FIGURE 5
FIGURE 5

7. REMOVE THE AIR SHOCK FROM THE VEHICLE. (FIGURE 6)

FIGURE 6
FIGURE 6

8. REMOVAL COMPLETE.


AIR SHOCK INSTALLATION

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

1. INSTALLATION IS IN THE REVERSE ORDER OF AIR SHOCK REMOVAL.

AS-2708 REV 1 05/13/2014