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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. Great Prices for the best vehicle suspension from Air Lift. Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle part number AL57230 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Air Lift Vehicle Suspension - AL57230

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

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.


  • 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
  • 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 USA


  • 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 springs provide full-time, first-class support for your truck. With this kit, you get a safer ride and simultaneously protect your vehicle from the strain that comes with constantly hauling heavy 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 pounds of load-leveling capacity and distributes the weight of your payload to all four 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, two-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.

57230 Airlift Load Lifter 5000 Air Bag Suspension Support System - Back Axle

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Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle - AL57230

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (1026 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.

2006 Dodge Ram Pickup

my air lift is missing some parts because my 06 Dodge Ram 3500 doesn’t have a jounce bumper strike plate attached to the axe mine needs something like u bolts and when I purchased the air lift it’s said that it would feet my pick up

Etrailer Expert

Thomas M.


I will have Customer Service reach out to you.


Shipping is great.
Have not installed
at this point.i will let you know

Etrailer Expert

Katrina B.


We would appreciate an update to your review of your experience and how the item works for you once you have it installed.



Very easy to mount took about 45 minutes. Work great. Just make sure you tell your mechanic not to lift your pickup on a body lift as for my did and popped both of them. The manufacturer covered them under warranty as they had only been installed for 2 months.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.


@G That's excellent advice, thank you!


After 1 year the product failed. The spot where the air filler hose fed into the bag failed and air could no longer be added. My trailer is probably around 5,000 lbs.
I guess this airbag system isn't built strong enough to handle that weight. I will be looking for something with a higher capacity.

2004 Dodge Ram Pickup

I've had this product installed for a year now, and it still hasn't let me down. I was skeptical about how close the bag sat next to the exhaust but haven't had a problem yet. The install was a breeze. If you are in the market and think these might help. Buy them and they will absolutely astound you with what they make your truck capable of towing confidently. I have a 04 single cab short bed ram 1500 that clocks in at the dump at 12k loaded. Thank you guys, these will go on all my work trucks.

2003 Dodge Ram Pickup

2012 GMC Sierra

2008 Dodge Ram Pickup


Air Lift air springs are good and dependable, use them for the last 25 years on three pick-ups always worked great. My complaint would be against the lousy packaging which came with two or three holes and all messed up, luckily all that was missing was one washer.


Installation of the Loadlifter 5000 kit went smoothly, no issues at all. One of the best advantages of having this system on my F-150 is the stabilization it provides when towing our camper. I tow a 6,000 lb camper with an 800 lb hitch weight. I use a weight distribution hitch so the truck and camper ride level, as they should. The difference with the Loadlifter system is that it controls the bounce, providing a much more stable and controlled ride. I highly recommend this air spring kit in conjunction with a weight distribution hitch. When you don't need to added support of the air springs, ie no load, just drop the air pressure down to 5 lbs and you don't know they are there.


just getting done putting my 5000 Justable air springs put them on about three hours I didn’t have any left I did them on the ground so that’s not too bad I’m gonna be sending some pictures along with us so thanks very much and I hope they work


I was really happy with etrailer and would highly recommend them and have to many people this past year. My motor home needed these air bags and I called the manufacturer and gave them my vin number which has always been what was needed for anything I have had the purchase with any of my vehicles. But the person that I delt with said he needed the frame number I said where do I find that and he said I would have to call the manufacturer of the motor home.So I called Newmar and they said to call ford I called ford and never got a call back . I called etrailer and gave them the vin number and two days later I had the parts and installed them the next day . Thank you for having people that know what they are talking about and making my experience a good one .


I installed these air lift bags in a day. It was a lot longer than I thought, but it was in the middle of winter in an unheated shop and only basic hand tools. No hoist, so there were a lot of up and down trips with a creeper. Very good installation manual which made the process easy. Very happy with the purchase.


It was exactly as described and advertised. Works perfectly on my 2019 Ford F150. It took me longer than expected to install because of the fridge was just filled by my perfect wife who knew I was going to be installing the kit. The kit helps me with towing my travel trailer. My truck looks great jacked up rolling around town but I took it back down to the recommended 5lbs.


The product was exactly as advertised. The installation instructions and video were easy to follow.


The hitch and box arrived in exceiient conditon. I have yet to take the rig for a good test drive. I took it for a short drive but need more time with ot to fully appreciate its capabilities. The installation was a breeze. Fitment was perfect.


I have a 2019 Nissan Titan XD with the 5.6 GAS motor. Wanted to do an Airlift suspension to provide a little support and get my headlights perfectly back to level when towing my travel trailer. No one makes an airbag kit for the gas XD, but after discussing it some with John H at etrailer, I decided to go with the kit for the diesel truck and see how things went.
The kit for the diesel truck fit perfectly, except that there is an emissions component hung from a bracket on the driver's sign frame that prevents a direct install of the driver's side bag. My shop was able to install the kit with no trouble - they just had to bend the bracket with the small emissions component attached upwards for clearance. Everything else went in as designed. Great fit - can't wait to see it work under load.




I installed these on a 2004 Ram 2500. I have towed an 11k fifth wheel approximately 10,000 miles with them and couldn’t be happier. The hardest part was figuring out where to put the airlines. I decided to run them through the existing frame holes and drill out the top license plate screws to give them a stealthy look with easy access to fill. Install didn’t take more than 2 hours with air tools.


We bought this to stabilize our 3/4 ton pickup we use when pulling our large 5th wheel camper. Does a great job! Glad we bought it!


First, looking at the website was pretty easy to navigate. Ordered product and confirmed delivery email sent that evening. Received two days later. Box a little damaged, but that was on FEDEX. However everything inside in tact and instructions were simple to follow.

The product, I wish I would have gotten these years ago. Makes the unloaded ride much better and not so “horse bucking” that I was used to. I usually loaded the back with 150 lbs of sand. No longer, rides smooth. Haven’t had a loaded test yet but looking forward to it.


Installed thes a year ago. I use them to pull my 35 foot fifth wheel camper. They are fantastic I recently added the wireless remote air compressor kit. I really love that!


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 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!!


Excellent. Air Bag kit came in 2 days. Installed today on a 2022 Ford F150 Platinum 4X4 with rear axle mounted headlight leveling arm. Installed in a couple hours. Looks great and works excellent!


Works great! After about 6mo I did have to tighten a fitting on one side that was leaking but it’s been great!


Works great!
Love the compressor and
the fab pressure regulator

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  • Recommended Suspension Enhancement for a 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 with 5th Wheel
    The Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57230 will not interfere with most 5th wheel brackets. However, this kit is for a 2002 - 2008 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 and since you have a 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 it will not work for you. Unfortunately, there is not an airbag kit that will work for your truck and not interfere with 5th wheel brackets but I do still have a solution for you. I recommend using the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System as this will be your next best...
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  • Recommended Air Helper Springs for 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4
    Both AirLift and Firestone offer air helper spring options for your 2002 Ram 1500 4x4, but the right kit for you will depend on how you use your truck. Firestone uses a superior design on their air bags, utilizing a roll crimp to join the upper and lower plates to the air bag. This is a more durable connection than the band clamp arrangement used by AirLift, in my opinion. The Firestone # F2286 would be an excellent choice, but if you have an in bed gooseneck or 5th wheel hitch, or plan...
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  • Air Bags That Fit 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 With 4 Inch Lift
    We do have an air bag kit that will fit and work for your 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 with a 4 inch lift. You will need to add spacers, but the correct part for your truck with that amount of lift is the following: - Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57230 - Air Lift Universal Air Spring Spacers for LoadLifter 5000 and 7500XL - 4" Lift # AL52440 This will work for your truck to ensure a more comfortable and controlled ride while helping level it out, though I do recommend verifying...
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  • Can I Use Air Lift Springs on 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 With 2-Inch Lift?
    It depends on how much lift your block actually provides. On its own, the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 # AL57230 can handle about an inch of lift. If the lift is more than that, you would need the 2" spacer # AL52420. To make sure, you can do some measuring on your truck. I attached a diagram below to guide you as you measure. You will need to measure the total distance between the mounting surfaces, and subtract that by 5-1/2", which is the air spring design height (A) for these air bags.
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  • Is an Installation Kit Included with the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs Part # AL57230
    Although not shown on the product page, all of the airlines, fittings,and hardware required to install the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57230 on your 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 are included with the kit. The included airlines will allow you to inflate the airbags via an external air compressor. In order to eliminate the need for an external air compressor and inflate the airbags from inside the cab of your vehicle, I recommend taking a look at the Air Lift Load Controller...
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  • Is Curt Gooseneck Hitch C60733 for 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Compatible With Air Lift Air Bags AL57230
    I double-checked for you and can confirm that the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57230 on your 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 are completely compatible with the Curt Double Lock, Flip and Store Underbed Gooseneck Hitch with Installation Kit # C60733. This is a really nice option for a hitch because it uses two pins to hold the hitch ball in place for added security, and is a below-bed mount which means you'll have a nice, clean bed when you aren't using the hitch for towing. The...
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  • How Heavy of a 5th Wheel Trailer Can a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Tow
    The 5th wheel towing capacity will be the same as the bumper pull towing capacity for a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500. It was not until the last 5 years or so that they gave them a different towing capacity for 5th wheel trailers. Therefore, if the dealer told you that your towing capacity is 12,000 lbs then that will be the heaviest 5th wheel trailer you can tow. However, I would be skeptical that the truck has a 12,000 lb towing capacity as the most well equipped 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 I was able...
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  • What Air Lift Kit Will Fit My 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD With A 6" Lift
    I definitely have an air lift kit you can use, but the # AL57230 you mentioned is made for 1500 models only. For your 2005 Ram 2500 4x4 I recommend the Air Lift # AL57295. This will be the same Loadlifter 5000 kit, but made specifically for your Ram 2500 4WD model. It comes with everything you need, including 2 standard inflation valves that can be mounted on the rear bumper. Since your truck is lifted, you will need to use a spacer kit like the # AL52460. This will install between the...
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  • Air Lift Air Suspension Kit that Fits 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4
    For the 4WD versions of your 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Air Lift does not offer an air bag setup that uses bags like the # AL50291 like what you referenced. Instead you'd need to go with a new kit altogether like with the part # AL57230 that fits your truck.
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  • Will Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Helper Springs AL57230 Fit A 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Mega Cab?
    I reached out to my contact at Air Lift and the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle # AL57230 you were looking at is indeed confirmed to fit your 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Mega Cab 4WD. You can T both air lines together so you have one fill port, but to do that you will need to purchase the Air Lift Union Tee for 1/4" Air Lines # AL21838 separately. There is not a gauge offered that will tell you the pressure in the helper springs, and instead you will just need to use...
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  • Can the LoadLifter 5000 Be Upgraded to the LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate On a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500
    The Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57230 are what is currently installed on the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. These airbags do not have the internal jounce bumper like the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs part # AL88230 do but you can swap out the airbags and all you would need is the Replacement Air Spring for Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate System part # AL84235. The compressed height of Replacement Air Spring for Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate System...
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