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  • Peter Rabbit
    Peter Rabbit - 2004 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 3/30/2014
    "Service Air Suspension" - message from dashboard
    Would it cost less to replace the air suspension with the springs?
     
    • HouseCallAuto
      3/30/2014 HouseCallAuto
      Not that big a difference in price, definitely cheaper by a few hundred but more importantly, your Hummer will ride differently and will no longer be "original". Maybe that don't matter to you though. Some people it does. It will be easier and is a one day job to install the springs and skip fixing the air suspension. You will always have the warning message displayed also. The fix for the air suspension could just be replacing the rear air springs but I did an '04 about 3 years ago and had to replace both rear air springs, the compressor and the control module. The repair bill was $2000
      HouseCallAuto
      3/30/2014 Peter Rabbit
      Thank you!
  • Peter Rabbit
    Peter Rabbit - 2004 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 3/30/2014
    Air suspension is leaking
    "Service Air Suspension" warning message from dashboard. Would it cost less to replace the air suspension with springs?
     
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  • Hossam Refaey
    Hossam Refaey - 2009 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 12/7/2012
    My V8 H3 is making some noise from the front suspension. I would like to get a list of the bushings PN to order
    I have checked the car and the dealer says everything is fine but i know it is not.
     
    • Jimm
      12/7/2012 Jimm
      Check out the many on-line auto parts sources; such as - www.partsgeek.com or www.rockauto.com - to list just two sources - for the replacement parts, such as the suspension bushings.
  • cliff
    cliff - 2006 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 11/28/2012
    What causes the suspension to shake at about 50mph
    Suspension shakes Speed drops
     
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/28/2012 HouseCallAuto
      If you are saying that your mph begins to decrease at the same time the shaking begins, then your cause might be a frozen front brake caliper, but this would almost always cause a pull to one side or the other. If it is just shaking and you are not 100% sure as to whether the speed is really being affected, then try rotating the tires front to back and see if the shaking goes away. Check the front end components for looseness also.
  • kirkspainting
    kirkspainting - 2006 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 11/28/2012
    My hummer is low over the rear axel like the air bags went flat.
     
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  • chauncey
    chauncey - 2007 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 6/11/2012
    Front left wheel make very loud noise, like something rubbing as well a loud banging when make turns to the left
    sound coming from left front wheel area.
     
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  • mj
    mj - 2006 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 5/26/2012
    What is the creaking noise I hear
    When I turn sterling wheel on driver side
     
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  • Kody Ewing
    Kody Ewing - 2006 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 5/20/2012
    There is clicking in the right front wheel well and the shock is leaking. Did I blow it?
    It will be fine for about 10 mins then it starts to click . But only when I coast it stops
     
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  • Gurica1
    Gurica1 - 2003 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 5/8/2012
    Why does my h2 drop low When i turn off the key ?
    I t has 100k+ miles on it and it is in Africa where there r very few shops for American cars. I did raise the car to 37inches with 20" offroad rockstar rims on it. Do I need to replace the suspension ? Thanks
     
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  • bgarey
    bgarey - 2006 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 4/27/2012
    The rear of my h2 sut is hanging very low. Why is it doing that?
    The rear of the hummer is very low and when I drive it, it's very bumpy.
     
    • EG9 K20A3
      4/9/2012 EG9 K20A3
      what happens is your computer sets a fault in the air compressor control unit and usually disables compressor operation until the code is cleared with a scanner or by running its self tests without any faults (could take 40 to 60 tests before the code will clear itself)the fastest way is to have the codes cleared to see if it functions normally afterwards.Also try to locate the compressor relay im unsure on this vehicle where it is at but if you can locate it try tapping on it and see if the compresor runs as your old compressor may have fried the relay.
      EG9 K20A3
      4/23/2012 bgarey
      Will it cost me a lot of money to fix it ?
    • EG9 K20A3
      4/27/2012 EG9 K20A3
      Hmmmm, owing the fact that its air suspension. IT MIGHT, time to visit your friend neighborhood shop
  • Rich B.
    Rich B. - 2006 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 4/23/2012
    How to fix TPM service light
    I have an intermittent TPM service light . I have cleared it several times, comes back. I also have checked the tire sensors there working and the batteries are good.
     
    • Tuan Ngo
      4/23/2012 Tuan Ngo
      Mine does the same thing. I press the tripmeter to reset it but it keeps coming on. I read somewhere that this is a dealer fix.
  • XAVIER
    XAVIER - 2006 Hummer H3 - Steering & Suspension - 1/23/2012
    Differentis r side front bushing hummer h3 2006
    I need just the bushing where can I find it and what is the real part name
     
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  • Delores Johnson
    Delores Johnson - 2005 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 11/8/2011
    Why does the rear of my truck keep going down instead of leveling off like it use to when its parked?
    I have 121,000 miles on my vehicle. One morning I got up and the rear of the vehicle was sitting down. It looked like I had 2 flat tires on the rear of the vehicle. When I got in the vehicle and started it up, let it idle for a little while the rear end ...
     
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/8/2011 HouseCallAuto
      Have to check the suspension module for fault codes. I just got done with an 04 H2. Had fault codes and suspension error message. I am ver familiar with this system so if you can get someone to read the fault codes I can help. But I will tell you now that the pumps do go bad and if you have to replace the pump aka the air suspension air pump you then also have to buy a new air suspension control module that does not come with the new pump, even though the air suspension pump costs about $900. The module is another $290 about. Cannot say whats going on (nobody can for that matter) until codes are pulled. Standard cheap code readers cannot access it, only the professional shop grade $2000 scanners can like my OTCGenisys. I doubt they did anything intentional.
  • wacissa
    wacissa - 2003 Hummer H2 - Steering & Suspension - 9/27/2011
    Air suspension not working
    Vehicle does not level. Diagnostics indicate a faulty component in the main air suspension assembly. The air compressor is operable, but fails to get a signal either from the module (GMC#89060585) or some other component of the main assembly (GMC#89060581). What ...
 
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