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TDV8_Tommy



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Spain 2012 Range Rover Westminster TDV8 Baltic Blue
Suspension airbag, good for another 24 years?

Replaced all 4 suspension airbags today on the P38, surprisingly easy DIY job - used Dunlop’s. Although the EAS system worked flawlessly (refurbed the valve black and compressor ~6 months ago) the bags were the last step.

I knew one of the rear bags was looking dangerously worn.

All four bags had varying manufacturing date stamps, the youngest being 2008.

...but the oldest was Jan 1997...older than the car, so I suspect the original one...gulp. The car is a July 1997 Build.

How long are they designed to last? obviously one should take a proactive approach to maintaining the EAS system.

Made me smile.

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 2012 4.4 TDV8 Westminster - Baltic Blue, Jet interior, 20" Shadow Autobiography alloys.
1997 P38 2.5 DSE auto - LHD - current workhorse.
1988 Vogue 3.5 EFI - Manual, gone.
2004 Volvo C70 2.0T convertible, had since new.
2007 Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Roadster/Coupé, in long term storage.

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Haylands



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England 2012 Range Rover Autobiography 5.0 SC V8 Ipanema Sand

I'd send it back and ask for a refund... just 24 years... shocking.... Laughing Pete

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