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1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
My 1993 U225 has a Bendix Air Dryer which I am going to service or replace. It is extremely hard to get at and I can't see a model number. Does anyone know this model number? It seems to be working fine but there is black soot built up on the...

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Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
Reply #1
Most likely a ad-4 which they do not make anymore. I just changed my to a ad-9. Had to get several new fittings for 2 of the hoses.

Ken

Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
Reply #2
I do indeed have a Bendix Ad-4. I just timed my air dryer. It is purging roughly every 40 seconds.  :o

Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
Reply #3
If you are gonna switch to a AD-9 best place to find one is local NAPA store.  Ask them for a complete rebuilt BENDIX AD-9 and don't accept cheap no-name knock-offs.  If the local store does not stock one, they can order it.

Note:  I have replaced...

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Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
Reply #4
Get rid of the Bendix and go to a Wabco-Meritor air dryer with a spin-on cartridge. Only takes a couple of minutes to change instead of part of the day and busted knuckles. I only needed one extra $9 fitting.

Pierce

Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
Reply #5
Get rid of the Bendix and go to a Wabco-Meritor air dryer with a spin-on cartridge. Only takes a couple of minutes to change instead of part of the day and busted knuckles. I...


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Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
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D.S.

Looks like mine. The one I bought was not German but made in Poland. It seemed really first rate. You do have to make a mount, buy a 45 degree swivel and a little box with fuse for the power to it. It will take a HD strap wrench to get the...

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Re: 1993 U225 Bendix Air Dryer
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D.S.

Looks like mine. The one I bought was not German but made in Poland. It seemed really first rate. You do have to make a mount, buy a 45 degree swivel and a little box with...


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