Bristol Caravans


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Motorhome air suspension

Motorhome Air Suspension by Bristol Caravans

Has your motorhome or campervan “failed” it’s MOT because the rear suspension is on the “bump stops”?

Or does your vehicle suffer from:

  • Poor handling?
  • Lack of comfort?
  • Strain the rear leaf springs?

Bristol Caravans supply and fit a range of air suspension systems, these systems include an Assistive Air Spring, to help maintain minimum ride height and suspension travel.

Air Suspension is an ideal upgrade to your motorhome or campervan. Leisure vehicles are consistently heavily laden. Air assist will return the ride height to the manufacturer’s intended setting, rather than down on the bump stops. This means your suspension will last longer and save you money in the long run.

Suspension performance is a compromise between support, road handling and ride comfort. The larger the air bag the more comfortable the ride due to the reduction of the internal air pressure.  

Vehicle Chassis Air Suspension

The correct Air suspension system for your vehicle will depend on a number of factors, including the type of chassis system on the rear of your vehicle, usually either AL-KO or the base vehicles chassis (Fiat, Peugeot, Ford, Mercedes etc). Assistive Air Springs for vehicle chassis are available in different sizes:

Standard is the most popular option, and meets most needs. The Standard design includes an air spring that supports an average load. If you’re considering air suspension, the Standard system is extremely versatile and robust making it the perfect choice.  It is the most practical solution when taking your vehicle’s weight and comfort into account.

If your vehicle is subject to stress and a heavy load (i.e. towing or, carrying a scooter)  you may need a little more support. The Reinforced model provides a larger dimension air spring solution which provides a better balance for the load over a larger surface, preserving the mechanical structual parts of your vehicle.

AL-KO Semi Air Suspension

Motorhomes with AL-KO chassis systems need specific systems to work with the torsion bar axle. Bristol Caravans is an approved AL-KO aftermarket centre, how can we help?

Air Suspension Functionality

There are different system configurations from basic to full feature. The basic systems have a DIY approach to adjusting the air pressure within the system, usually at a fuel station air pump. 

The systems fitted by Bristol Caravans are fully functional and include a built-in air pump, operated by remote switches (usually mounted on the dash). The air pressure is adjusted from the comfort of your seat, sysems are available for vehicles with manual or electronic handbrakes. 

Next Step – book an appointment, let us check your vehicle set up and discuss the best option for you and your type of travel. 

Book in for a free assessment to see what options are available to you.

How Much Does Motorhome Air Suspension Cost?

Rear Air Suspension

Single Axle



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Book Your Air Suspension Fitting

If you have any questions or would like to book an Air Suspension fitting, email, call 01454 612893 within working hours, or contact us using our online form.

Why Bristol Caravans?

We work hard to get better every day. Here’s why we believe you might wish to consider us.

AWS Workshop of the year

Not only a certified AWS Workshop, we have recently won AWS Workshop of the year! Approved & accredited by NCC, Caravan & Motorhome Club, Camping & Caravaning Club.

Skilled mechanics

Our qualified and experienced technicians ensure top-quality service.

Bolt on accessories

Personal advice on the best upgrade or bolt-on accessory for your vehicle.

Great location

Based in Almondsbury, north Bristol accessible from the M4 and M5.

Value for money

Quality workmanship at a fair price.

Friendly customer service

We are a small and nimble team, happy to help in any way we can.

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  • Full Caravan Service (yearly)
  • 230v Period Inspection Report (every 3 years)

No, the AWS scheme approves us to complete your annual service be it caravan, motorhome or campervan without affecting your warranty.

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