mercedes benz suspension sensorride height

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class R-class Air Ride Height Level Sensor Replacement

Is your Mercedes-Benz higher/lower on one side due to a faulty air suspension level sensor? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing the Air Ride Height Level sensor on your Mercedes-Benz. This guide provides instructions on replacing the rear air suspension level sensor on a Mercedes-Benz R-Class, GL-Class.


  • Vehicle height is lower or higher on one side.

What you will need

Mercedes-Benz Air Suspension Level Sensor

Bestseller No. 1
X AUTOHAUX Car Air Suspension Ride Height Level Sensor Assist Sensor 0105427617 Black for...
X AUTOHAUX Car Air Suspension Ride Height Level Sensor Assist Sensor 0105427617 Black for…
Part Number: 0105427617; Direct replacement, easy installation. This product can perfectly for the original models.


  • Mercedes-Benz Air Suspension Level Sensor


  • Carjack
  • Carjack stand
  • 10mm combination wrench


  1. Park the vehicle on level ground. Put the transmission in the park and set the parking brake.
  2. Check which side of the car is lower or higher by setting the suspension to the highest level.
  3. Once confirmed which side is malfunctioning, loosen the lug nuts for that wheel.
  4. Lift the car to the extent that you have access to go underneath.
  5. Support the car with a car stand.
  6. Disconnect the sensor’s link to the lower suspension arm by removing the 10mm nut.remove-link-arm
  7. Disconnect the level sensor’s electrical connector by pressing the tab on the terminal and pulling it out.remove-connector
  8. Remove the level sensor by loosening the 10mm nut. You may use the 10mm combination wrench to achieve this.remove-level-sensor
  9. Reposition the new level sensor by installing and fastening the 10mm retaining bolt.
  10. Reconnect the lower suspension link by re-installing the 10mm nut.reconnect-lower-arm
  11. Reconnect the electrical connector.reconnect-elec
  12. After replacing the sensor, perform calibration by changing the suspension level to its lowest position, then wait for 2mins and bring it to its highest position.

Can I drive a Mercedes-Benz with a defective suspension level sensor?

It is not recommended to drive any vehicle with a faulty suspension level sensor because it may affect the vehicle’s stability control and lead to accidents.

We hope you find the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class R-class Air Ride Height Level Sensor Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mercedes-Benz,


  • Rushit Hila • ASE Certified

    Rushit Hila, an ASE-certified engineer (G1 Automotive Maintenance and Repair), brings over two decades of hands-on experience in the automotive world to his writing. With a strong educational background, including a Master of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he has honed his skills and expertise through years of practical work. As a respected authority in the field, Mr. Hila is dedicated to offering insightful and valuable content that resonates with both vehicle owners and mechanics.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *