Is your Mercedes-Benz Air Suspension Release Valve not working properly? Know the cause of why your air suspension release valve is malfunctioning and learn the possible solutions for the air suspension release valve problem of your Mercedes-Benz. Follow the procedures below.

After scanning the system, we found this fault code:

  • 5350 – A9/1y1 Airmatic pressure release valve – Open circuit

The owner had taken the vehicle to a Mercedes-Benz mechanic who recommended the air suspension compressor. You don’t need to replace the air suspension compressor to fix this problem.

Possible Solutions

  1. Jack up the vehicle and secure it. Remove the wheel by the air compressor suspension. The air suspension compressor is located behind the front bumper. You access it by removing the lower splash shield or the wheel well liner. Depending on the model, it is on the driver’s or passenger’s side.remove air suspention air release valve
  2. Locate the air suspension release valve.Mercedes Air Suspention Air Release Valve Solenoid

Here is what you need to do.

remove air suspention air release valve wire harness
  1. Check the wire harness to the air release valve (solenoid). The wire harness that connects to the air suspension compressor can get damaged. Once this happens, you will get the Airmatic Failure Visit Workshop on the dashboard.
  2. Remove the air release valve and ensure it is not stuck. Cleaning the air release valve can sometimes fix the problem. Especially if the plunger is stuck due to dirt or rust built around the solenoid.
  3. Replace the air release valve. Sometimes you may not be able to fix the air release valve. If you find another unit, you can only change the air release valve. It is held in place with two 25 Torx bolts and takes less than 5 minutes to replace.

We hope you find the Mercedes Air Suspension Release Valve Problems and Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mercedes-Benz.

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