December 23, 2019 / 592 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

Left Air Suspension Failed At 131k Miles

, now @131k miles, the left side… I refused to use VCDS to see what’s wrong because it would list things that don’t break. – Since it has a slow leak over night, I raised the car to LIFT mode, the pump still worked and brought it to LIFT. – I put it in Jack Mode […]

June 24, 2014 / 1,236 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

Audi Air Suspension

Audi has installed Air Suspension systems on many models (All Road, A8 D3-D4, Q7) for dynamic adjustable levels, it’s a complex system with many sensors, air pump, air tank and air shocks. My A8L hasn’t had any of the suspension issues up till now, 93k miles, but in the forums, many have experienced the problems […]

October 23, 2013 / 910 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

A8L Suspension Pump Retrofit

All A8 D3 Air Pump will fail during its lifetime ~100k+ miles. Wabco is the original company for this pump. Someone found out that Mercedes pump is being sold cheaper than the Audi Pump for some reasons. Someone also swap the Mercedes pump to run Audi Allroad which may also work for Audi A8 D3. […]

June 19, 2013 / 4,426 views / A8 D3

A8 Air Suspension Lift Mode Can Sustain At 60 MPH

Today on freeway, I checked the lift-mode – it’s grayed out when the speed hit over 50mph and came back when it’s under like clockwork. Audi A8 D3 (2004-2010) has air suspension – my sport option has adaptive suspension with 4 modes. The lift mode is the highest one – monster truck mode – high […]