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First major issue with R1T after 9 months and 21K miles

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That's very weird! I can only hope it turns out to be that simple! Did you have the same exact warnings? suspension and driver+ sensors? Thanks for the info!
I had the harness issue in April '22. Same symptoms. Thought they were trying to catch these before they went critical. Was there any contact before the problem?
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Mine would be able to adjust height and maintain after clearing the warnings with a hard reset or letting the vehicle go to sleep. Never heard any leaks or pops of air being released. Would be interested to hear what they find on yours!
Got the truck back same day. Turns out the hose from inside the air compressor was never put on properly by the supplier and eventually fully came off but was slowly leaking for awhile.

Explains why the air compressor always kicked in when I got back in the truck. I thought that was normal behavior since it's been doing it since new. 🤣 oops 😬

Working better than ever now!
 
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Got the truck back same day. Turns out the hose from inside the air compressor was never put on properly by the supplier and eventually fully came off but was slowly leaking for awhile.

Explains why the air compressor always kicked in when I got back in the truck. I thought that was normal behavior since it's been doing it since new. 🤣 oops 😬

Working better than ever now!
Glad you got yours back so quickly, and was a relatively quick fix!
 

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Having owned multiple Land Rovers with air suspensions I can say it's a bittersweet component to have equipped. I think it's going to be a sore spot for many Rivian owners new to the feature. They are historically always delicate instruments and very sensitive. This is a bit of a general comment but I can honestly say of the four LR's I've owned, I've had issues at one time or another with all of them in some compact associated to the air suspension.
Air suspensions are garbage and always a ticking time bomb. Wait until these Rivians go out of warranty.
 

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I’m having this issue now.
Since I’ve had my truck, I feel like there’s rattling in the front end going over small bumps. It sounds like a lot of people have had that. Was going to address whenever I had to bring it in for service for whatever. Now is whatever.
Started with the front sensors 3 weeks ago, and no cruise control on long trips is tough on the ankle.
This weekend the “service suspension soon” warnings have happened. Reset a few times. Seems ok now but still have sensor issues.
Also my key fob has pretty much never worked.
I decided I’m likely going to sell the Rivian and get a canyon AT4x Edition 1, or a Bronco Badlands. I paid pre-order pricing so I should be able to get all my money back after these fixes.
It’s a great truck and drives like nothing else I’ve ever been in, but I’ve decided I want zero issues with my vehicle. I’d rather limit the downside and have less upside.
 

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Air suspensions are garbage and always a ticking time bomb. Wait until these Rivians go out of warranty.
There are positive and negatives with everything. The truck needs the air suspension to give it the versatility it has. Everything that's expensive and has lots of features is a bad bet out of warranty. This sort of thing is nothing new in the world of luxury vehicles.
 

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Reading through this thread, it sounds like I’ve had a similar reoccurance of issues.

1. Random notification of “service suspension system soon” with associated error lights for driver+

2. Happened for a 2nd time last night, but additional errors lit up and went into turtle mode.

Houston/Austin service centers are packed until Mid-July for an appointment. So fingers crossed the hard resets continue to fix the problem over the next month…

First time the error popped up:
Rivian First major issue with R1T after 9 months and 21K miles IMG_5679


2nd time with more issues (last night):

Rivian First major issue with R1T after 9 months and 21K miles IMG_2918
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