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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

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5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Air Lift. Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle part number AL57385 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - AL57385

  • Air Lift
  • Air Springs
  • Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Heavy Duty

5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension.


Features:

  • Provides your vehicle with up to 5,000 lbs of load-leveling support, reducing strain on your rear suspension and improving both safety and ride quality
    • Designed for heavy-duty applications such as 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, and 1-ton pickup trucks, motor homes, and commercial trucks
  • Keeps your vehicle level when you are hauling a heavy load
    • Improves steering and braking performance
    • Helps to maintain safe headlight aim
    • Keeps your tires from wearing unevenly
  • Lets you manually adjust air pressure to get the even load distribution and support that you need
    • Level your vehicle front to rear
    • Inflate each spring independently for side-to-side leveling of off-center loads
  • Reduces the strain on your OEM suspension caused by extremely heavy loads
  • Improves overall stability and ride quality
    • Diminishes sway and absorbs road shock for a smooth ride
  • Comes with Air Lift's exclusive upper and lower roll plates
    • Increases the load capacity of the air springs
    • Protects springs from damage, extending the life of your air spring suspension
  • Constructed of 2-ply, fabric-reinforced rubber
    • Endcaps are made of high-strength Zytel nylon, which is lighter, stronger, and more corrosion resistant than steel
  • Mounting brackets and hardware are included for installation
  • Manual inflation valves and air lines are included
    • Manual valves are typically mounted on bumper for easy access
    • Compressor system with in-cab gauges (sold separately) can be added to monitor and automatically adjust air pressure
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Load-leveling capacity: up to 5,000 lbs
    • LoadLifter 5000 springs will not increase your vehicle's weight-carrying capacity. Do not exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.
  • Adjustable air pressure: 5 psi - 100 psi
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 60-Day satisfaction guarantee


Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 was designed with an exact purpose: to provide full-time, first-class support to your 1/2-ton, 3/4-ton, or 1-ton pickup, motor home, or commercial truck. With this kit, you get a safer ride and simultaneously protect your vehicle from the strain that comes with hauling massive loads.


Carrying heavy cargo in your truck bed or trailer puts tremendous stress on your vehicle. Your brakes erode faster, your tires wear unevenly, and handling suffers severely. When towing, you might also experience excessive sway, bottoming out, and even improper and unsafe headlight aim. Fortunately, there is a solution to these problems. By pairing your existing suspension with the LoadLifter 5000, you can seriously beef up your suspension, ensure equal load distribution, and give your vehicle the support it desperately needs. Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 provides up to 5,000 lbs of load-leveling capacity and distributes the weight of your payload to all 4 wheels. As a result, the stress on your OEM suspension is significantly reduced.


LoadLifter's air bags are adjustable from 5 to 100 psi for precise support, and they can be inflated independently of one another for front-to-rear and side-to-side leveling. They are made of high-quality, 2-ply, fabric-reinforced rubber. Most air bags lose air at the ends, where the bag is enclosed with a steel cap, because the steel can rust and corrode over time, creating small holes. The endcaps on Air Lift air bags are fashioned from corrosion-proof Zytel nylon, a material that is both stronger and lighter than steel, ensuring that the air bags won't lose air. Also, LoadLifter 5000 comes with Air Lift's exclusive roll plates, which both protect your air springs and beef up the load capacity of the springs.


This system installs with the included brackets and hardware. Just mount the springs, inflate them, and ride. To inflate the LoadLifter springs, you just have to pump air in through the inflation valves. A line kit is included with the springs so that you can install the valves (one for each spring) in an easily accessible area - typically they are installed on the bumper. If you want to make the springs even easier to use, you can get a compressor and gauge system (sold separately).


Air Lift kits are designed to keep your vehicle at normal ride height. You can find the normal ride height of your vehicle by unloading it and measuring the distance between the bottom edge of your wheel well and the center of the hub. After you find and record this distance, you can regulate the amount of air that you put into your air springs to maintain normal ride height - even when you are hauling a heavy load. You will need to adjust the air pressure in your air bags according to the size of your load.


Along with a lifetime warranty that has no mileage restrictions, Air Lift offers a 60-day satisfaction guarantee. Just install and use LoadLifter 5000 springs for 60 days, and if you are not satisfied at the end of this time, you can remove them from your vehicle and return them for a full product refund. Now that's confidence.



57385 AirLift Load Lifter 5000 Air Bag Suspension Support System - Back Axle

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Video of Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle

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Video Transcript for Review of Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - Rear Axle Suspension Enhancement - AL57385

Today we're going to take a look at the Airlift LoadLifter 5000 air helper springs for your rear axle. This is a custom fit part. It is designed to fit the 2015 and newer Ford F150 four wheel drive trucks. And on a custom fit part like this, I do recommend for you to go to our website, use the fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle, and it'll show if this will work for your application.Now, this kit will provide your vehicle with up to 5000 pounds of load-leveling support. Helps reduce the strain on your rear suspension, and improves both safety and ride quality of your vehicle. This kit is designed for heavy-duty applications, such as half ton, three quarter ton, and one ton pickup trucks, motor homes, and commercial trucks.

This will help keep your vehicle level when you're hauling a heavy load. It'll improve steering and braking performance. Helps to maintain safe headlight aim, and will even keep your tires from wearing unevenly.It'll let you manually adjust the air pressure to get even load distribution and support that you need. You can level your vehicle front-to-rear, inflate each spring independently for side-to-side leveling of any off-center loads. And it'll reduce the strain on your OEM suspension that's caused by an extremely heavy load.This will improve overall stability and ride quality.

Diminishes sway, absorbs road shock for a nice smooth ride. And it does come with airless exclusive upper and lower roll plates. You can see if I just take this apart, here's one of the lower roll plates. The upper one is right up here. So you can see when they're installed.

These roll plates will help increase the load capacity of the air springs, and they'll even protect those springs from any damage, which will help extend the life of your air spring suspension.The springs themselves, they're constructed of a two-ply fabric-reinforced rubber. The end caps on the springs on each end, right here, and on this end, they are made of a high strength Zytel Nylon, and they're lighter, stronger, more corrosion resistant than steel.Everything I laid out here is included. All the mounting brackets, all the hardware you need for installation, manual inflation valves right here, and the airlines are all included. And the manual valves are usually mounted on your bumper for easy access.Now a compressor system with end cap gauges can be added to monitor and automatically adjust air pressure of this system. We do sell those items separately on our website.

These parts are made in the USA.A few specs again. The load-leveling capacity is up to 5000 pounds. You do want to make sure though that you know that the LoadLifter 5000 springs will not increase your vehicle's weight carrying capacity, so you do want to make sure not to exceed the manufacturer's recommended weight limit.But that should do it for the review on the AirLift LoadLifter 5000 air helper Springs for your rear axle.


Customer Reviews

Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - AL57385

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (154 Customer Reviews)

5,000-lb Capacity. Designed to upgrade your rear suspension, LoadLifter 5000 air springs provide high-quality, full-time load support. They level your vehicle, improving braking and ride comfort and reducing the strain on your factory suspension.

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My order arrived really fast and was exactly as ordered. I have been satisfied with past orders and was equally satisfied with this order. I will certainly use them in the future. 641733



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2015 Ford F-150

Item as described, great price fast shi pping. 661266



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It has changed the ride on my vehicle for everyday driving. It is a very rough ride. 667714


Comments
The nice feature of air springs is that you can custom tailor the ride to just about any situation. Carrying a full load?- Add more air for less sag and more stability. Less weight on the vehicle when youre not hauling? - Let some air out of the suspension for a softer, more pliable ride.
-- Mike L - 07/10/2019

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We just installed this last night on our truck. The instructions are easy to fallow. We will get our new 5th wheel next weekend so we will see then if they hold up. We love etrailer.com excellent customer service and fast shipping. Chris W thank you so much for taking care of our order so quick!!! We are working so hard on getting everything installed before we get our new 5th wheel!!! Your Amazing!! 416612


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Thanks for the follow up. That is exactly what I love about this company, the customer service is out of this world!!! Everyone I have talked with there has gone above and beyond to make sure we are happy with our many many purchases. Everything we have bought there for a 5th wheel has been great. We do not have one complaint. Your company will have us for customers forever. It is so hard to find companys that truly care about their customers like you all!!! Thank you so much!! for taking time to go that extra mile!!!
KATHLEEN B - 08/07/2018

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2015 Ford F-150

Easy to install and works great! Would have been nice to have been furnished with a “Y” for single air supply point. 512584


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Excellent
David - 05/24/2019

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2016 Ford F-150

The product was delivered in a perfect condition and as scheduled. Very simple installation for 2016 Ford F150. The Ride with 5 lbs is better than the factory ride. I thought it would be a rough based on what others said. The rear height did get raised by 1/2" at 5 lbs. With a good bicycle pump it took 4 pumps to get to 20 lbs., that's much better than getting out the the compressor. 485152



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After a year they are still working great...Pulled my 5th wheel, 12,000lbs down to Texas and back to Ontario with no issues at all. 635339



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2020 Ford F-150

The Airlift system for my F150 installed in about 4 hours with the help of my child. Pretty straight forward instructions. The complete kit works wonders on my previous F150 so didn't hesitate getting for my new one. etrailer is a great company to work with, ships my orders out quickly, exactly as expected. I have used them in the past and will again in the future! 796968



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Easy install and works great! The team at etrailer are top notch! They worked with me to get the package to my door quickly as I needed! They also price matched with my product! 784017



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Warm weather has allowed my son and me to do this installation. It went well and took us about 5 hours from start to finish including unpacking, reading the manual, installation, and putting up the tools. Then did the leak test and did the test drive. Hauled 500 pounds today and working great. Without any weight in the truck it still rides very smooth. Thanks to Erik B for his help and advice on line. 767250



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Very easy install 648117



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Fast shipping, easy to install. Picking up a slide in camper and hope it works well. 636640



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Very impressed with the ease of ordering and the delivery speed. 616852



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Install was straight forward. Working great one year later. 610340



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2015 Ford F-150

Easy to install (about 2 hours for me). They easily raised my 2015 f150 back to level with a load. 562364



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


after a year it is working great never deflate and I keep a trailer on it 24 seven I would highly recommend 606574



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Love love love these helpers on my 14 F-150 quad cab 5.5 box. Helps handle the load of the 5th wheel and anything else I load in the box.. great product great service. Thanks again 510133



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Great product great service on time 423689



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


I made a mistake and ordered the wrong kit.. they took care of it and had the correct bags to me in 3 days 600994



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Just installed it but it looks good hope to hook up to trailer next week. The shipping was great 367483



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Awesome product fairly easy to install. Noticed a big difference when towing vehicle feels great and handling was improved. Vehicle would squat when towing a 25 foot trailer now sits leveled and has a firm ride. 679869



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Shipped quick everything good 162378



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


Have had the air bags installed for 3-4 weeks now. Love them! Huge difference in ride quality when hauling or towing heavy loads. My only criticism is in the design. The left side fit perfect and the bag is perfectly aligned vertically but the right side bag is canted slightly. Almost as if the bottom brackets holes are drilled slightly off. I called the company and was told that up to 15 degrees is acceptable. It just looks as though the bag may wear more but time will tell I guess. I would still recommend. Also looking at purchasing the compressor system to ensure the bags always have adequate pressure. 421216



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


awesome product,great price and fast se rvice 589887



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Review from a similar LoadLifter 5000 in Vehicle Suspension


The addition of the Air Lift is by far something I should have done years ago. I was short in time so I had my local Midas shop install them. They work so well. I only needed 20 lbs. of pressure to level the truck and trailer. On the road, the trailer rode better, braking felt better, and the up and down motion I disliked going over bumps is gone. Awesome product for safety while towing. 568497


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