Around a week ago I turned a corner and the front right ball joint control arm thing fell out onto the wheel and broke. I took it to the mechanic and they replaced it. Since then i noticed that the front left passenger side of the car would sink down when the car was turned off. It would come back up as normal when turning the engine on (with a lot of noise, i assume it's the air compressor??), so i didn't think to take it back to them to look at since it was driveable..
So last night i was driving along and hit a pot hole with the front passenger side wheel. It seems like the suspension gave way and now won't come back up to normal - possibly that airbag has ripped or leaked or something like that? I managed to get it home, tried switching around with the tems switches and turning the car on and off but it won't go back to normal again.
A friend suggested the airbag may need replacing, so my questions are -
has anyone had this problem and is it easy to fix? And are the parts required easy to get from somewhere in Sydney? If i can fix it myself i would prefer to do so, as i'm on a budget, but if its a big job can anyone recommend a good place to take it to at a reasonable price?
If anyone has had this problem before your advice is very appreciated.