Arnott Installation Manuals
AS-3070
ARNOTT REMANUFACTURED FRONT LEFT AIR STRUT
LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER (L494)

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-3070 Arnott Remanufactured Front Left Air Strut

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 STRUT REMOVAL

1. Set steering to straight ahead.

2. Raise vehicle.

3. Remove the applicable front wheel. (FIGURE 1)

FIGURE 1
FIGURE 1

4. Loosen and remove the air line from the top of the strut. (FIGURES 2, 3)

FIGURE 2
FIGURE 2
FIGURE 3
FIGURE 3

5. Remove the air line fitting. To do so, spread the collet open and the remaining fitting will slide off of the air hose. (FIGURES 4, 5, 6, 7)

FIGURE 4
FIGURE 4

FIGURE 5
FIGURE 5
FIGURE 6
FIGURE 6

FIGURE 7
FIGURE 7

6. Loosen and remove the top mounting nuts. (FIGURES 8, 9)

FIGURE 8
FIGURE 8
FIGURE 9
FIGURE 9

7. Loosen and remove the sensor wire and brake line bracket. (FIGURES 10, 11, 12)

FIGURE 10
FIGURE 10
FIGURE 11
FIGURE 11

FIGURE 12
FIGURE 12

8. Locate and remove the upper control arm ball joint nut. Separate the ball joint from the spindle assembly. (FIGURES 13, 14, 15)

FIGURE 13
FIGURE 13
FIGURE 14
FIGURE 14

FIGURE 15
FIGURE 15

9. Loosen and remove the lower strut mounting bolt. (FIGURE 16)

FIGURE 16
FIGURE 16

10. Remove the sensor wire bracket and separate the end link from the lower strut clevis. (FIGURES 17, 18, 19)

FIGURE 17
FIGURE 17
FIGURE 18
FIGURE 18

FIGURE 19
FIGURE 19

11. Loosen the strut clevis. (FIGURE 20)

FIGURE 20
FIGURE 20

12. Pull the spindle assembly outward and remove the strut. (FIGURES 21, 22)

FIGURE 21
FIGURE 21
FIGURE 22
FIGURE 22

13. Removal complete.

AIR STRUT INSTALLATION

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

WARNING: Do not remove the air fitting from the air strut. Doing so may cause damage and/or void warranty. Remove the white shipping pin from the new air fitting and insert the air line until fully seated.

1. Install the strut into the vehicle. (FIGURE 23)

FIGURE 23
FIGURE 23

2. Install the lower strut mounting bolt. (FIGURE 24)

FIGURE 24
FIGURE 24

3. Reinstall the upper control arm to the spindle assembly and tighten to manufacturer's specifications. (FIGURES 25, 26)

FIGURE 25
FIGURE 25
FIGURE 26
FIGURE 26

4. Reinstall the sensor wire bracket and reattach the end link to the lower strut clevis. (FIGURES 27, 28, 29)

FIGURE 27
FIGURE 27
FIGURE 28
FIGURE 28

FIGURE 29
FIGURE 29

5. Retighten the strut clevis to manufacturer's specifications. (FIGURE 30)

FIGURE 30
FIGURE 30

6. Reinstall the sensor wire and brake line bracket. (FIGURES 31, 32)

FIGURE 31
FIGURE 31
FIGURE 32
FIGURE 32

7. Reinstall the top strut mounting bolts and tighten to manufacturer's specifications. (FIGURE 33)

FIGURE 33
FIGURE 33

8. Remove the white plastic shipping pin from the air line fitting and discard. (FIGURE 34)

FIGURE 34
FIGURE 34

9. Install the air line into the air line fitting. (FIGURES 35, 36, 37. 38, 39, 40)

FIGURE 35: As received
FIGURE 35: As received

FIGURE 36: Remove and dispose of shipping pin
FIGURE 36: Remove and dispose of shipping pin

FIGURE 37: Insert the air line into the fitting and press until firmly seated
FIGURE 37: Insert the air line into the fitting and press until firmly seated

FIGURE 38: With the air line inserted, pull air line outward to lock and ensure a secure connection
FIGURE 38: With the air line inserted, pull air line outward to lock and ensure a secure connection

FIGURE 39
FIGURE 39
FIGURE 40
FIGURE 40

10. Reinstall the wheel.

11. Installation complete.

AS-3070 REV 1 10/26/2017