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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-26-2004, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
 
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rear locker not locking

First I'll give a brief description of my setup. Its a 03 rubi with the 5.5 RE LA. Well unfortunatly you must relocate the air compressors because they will not fit in the stock location. Mine are mounted under the hood and out of arms way underneath the brake master cylinder. Both compressors are working fine and the front one locks up no problems. The rear one however when power is applied you can take the air line off and feel it putting out air, however when you attach the line back to it almost seems to kill it. I can go to the rear end and pull off the air line hose and there is no air coming out to engage the locker. I have added an extended air line via the old line with a hose connector. Im wondering if there is a leak and maybe a one piece line will do the trick or do you think there is too much line for the air to travel through to engage the locker.
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Re: rear locker not locking

check for kinks also..........im guessing if you spliced the lines together you are getting a small leak from it...dont the ruby lockers work with only 5-7 psi?
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Re: rear locker not locking

I had a problem with my front not locking and it ended up being the hose had a small leak from a small slit on the end that connected to the pump, I cut it off a little and put it back on and all was working well. Take a spray bottle with some soapy water and go down the line to see if you see bubbles anywhere, or you can get a length of hose long enough to go from the pump to the axle and just connect it at both ends and see if your problem goes away, then you will know if it is the exisiting hose you have in place . If the hose isn't the proble, connect to your other pum and engage and see if it engages, that will tell you if your pump is ok or not, or just blow really hard in the rear locker and see if it engages [img]images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Re: rear locker not locking

Thats kind of what Ive been thinking too. I think its leaking where I have the two lines connected together. Im going to Autozone or somewhere and pick up enough line so I dont have splice any together and see if that works. It must be a pretty big leak though because there is no air coming out at the end of the line
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Re: rear locker not locking

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It must be a pretty big leak though because there is no air coming out at the end of the line

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Sounds like the line is blocked (kinked as mentioned) not leaking.

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