Overview

Kit Class: PREMIUM Warranty: LIFETIME Limited

Convert Your Active Factory Suspension To A Passive Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...

Strutmasters 2000-2006 Mercedes Benz S55 4 Wheel Active Suspension To Passive Coil Spring Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your ENTIRE complicated factory suspension to use passive struts and coil springs for less than the price of replacing just ONE Original Equipment strut.

This Conversion Kit Fits

2000-2006 MERCEDES S55

Product Notes

  • Fits The Rear-Wheel Drive W220 Chassis
  • Kit Does NOT Fit 4-Matic Models with All-Wheel Drive
  • This Kit INCLUDES The Light Fix Module (MA1M)
  • Made In USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Made With Glide Ride Technology

Details

Vehicle Info

  • Year: 2000-2006
  • Make: Mercedes Benz
  • Model: S55
  • Manufacturer: Strutmasters
  • Product Type: 4 Wheel Conversion Kit

Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes

These are the components and materials you can expect to find shipped with your new purchase.

  • 2 Front Struts
  • 2 Front Eibach Springs
  • 2 Rear Struts
  • 2 Rear Eibach Springs
  • Light Out Module
  • Detailed Instructions

Shipping Info

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All of our conversion kits are manufactured, packaged and shipped from our warehouse right here in Roxoboro, NC, USA. We believe in providing the highest quality parts, such as Eibach Springs, to ensure our customers only need to buy the right product once.

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Features & Benefits

Strutmasters Conversion Kits Save Money, Time and Headaches

2000-2006 Mercedes S55 4 Wheel Air Or Hydraulic Suspension Conversion Kit With Light Fix is the perfect solution to your air suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use standard.

Our Conversion Kits are built to improve the performance and stability of your ride. Converting to a non-air suspension system gives you a more reliable ride.

Our kits don't require any major modifications to your vehicle to install.

Only Strutmasters offers Premium Eibach Springs on our conversion kits. Notice the difference with a better, smoother ride!

All of our kits come with easy to install instructions so you or your mechanic can get your car up and running faster than ever.

Why Choose Strutmasters Instead Of Those Other Guys

We are The Suspension Experts, so we know about the variety of parts that make up your faulty 2000-2006 Mercedes S55 suspension. We created a conversion kit that eliminates the dependency on all the complicated and expensive OE parts functioning properly. The kit is a direct replacement, so no modifications are necessary before it is installed. The kit includes one new suspension warning light elimination module and four completely pre-assembled coil-over struts that are as simple as four bolts per strut to be installed. We created the kit for our beloved DIY'ers- it only takes about one hour per wheel to be installed! This conversion was designed to save you time, frustration, and money. Our customers tell us the main reason they make the switch is the low price. Now, let's compare three different prices: That of Original Equipment active suspension repair at the dealership, that of installing aftermarket replacement suspension parts yourself, and installing a passive Strutmasters brand coil-over suspension conversion kit on your S55 today.

How Do I know If My S55 Air Suspension is failing?

There are clear signs you need to be aware of if you suspect the air suspension has failed or is leaking on your 2000-2006 Mercedes S55. Some are obvious, others will present themselves when you dig a little bit deeper. The most commonly seen sign is a sudden noticeable uneven height difference between different parts of the vehicle. The rear or front may sag while the opposite end remains inflated. There may be leaning to the left or right side. Some drivers notice their S55 looks like it’s squatting down too low to the ground. If you have a suspension total failure, which is the worst case scenario, your S55 won’t be able to maintain its proper ride height and it won’t handle the road safely. Check the air compressor- is it working? Running way too often (this would make it very noisy)? Lastly, and this is more of an obvious one, look for an illuminated suspension warning light or message on the S55 instrument panel. If you see any of these signs of bad suspension, a repair or replacement may be necessary.

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Overall Savings

How does this part compare to OEM parts and other competitive solutions?

  • $4,801

    in Savings

  • 84%

    Less Than Dealer

2000-2006 Mercedes S55 OEM Replacement Parts:

+ Air/Hydraulic Strut Assemblies ($1,070/strut) )
+ Air Compressor Assembly ($450)
 Or
+ Hydraulic Pump ($1,510)
= Over $5,700 (and that doesn't even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).

After Market Replacement Parts:

+ Strut Assemblies ($590/strut) + Air Compressor Assembly ($400) Or + Hydraulic Pump ($1,080) = Over $3,500 (and that still doesn’t include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).

Strutmasters Conversion Kit:

+ (4) Completely pre-assembled coil-over struts using Eibach coil springs
+ (1) Custom-designed suspension warning light fix module
+ Detailed installation instructions
+ Over-the-phone technical support and a Limited Lifetime Warranty
=


Our Price: $899.00!

Suspension Components List

The 2000-2006 Mercedes S55 is built with the following suspension components:



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Air Springs (x4)- (models with air suspension only). Commonly referred to as air bags, a plastic and rubber spring that is fitted on top of the strut. The air spring uses pressurized air as a cushion and takes the place of a metal coil spring to support the weight of the vehicle. These rubber air springs are the number one cause of all air suspension leaks. Air springs all go bad at about the same rate. If one is leaking, the others will not be far behind. For a proper repair, all of them need to be replaced at the same time.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Hydraulic Struts (x4)- (models with hydraulic active suspension). If your model of Mercedes-Benz has this, then the steering pump also pushes hydraulic fluid to your



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Struts (x4)- a type of shock absorber; has metal tubing filled with gas-charged hydraulic fluid that is connected to the wheel of a vehicle in order to reduce the effects of vertical travel on a rough surface which controls the bounciness, and therefore comfort, of a vehicle.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Height Sensors (x4)- a linkage located near each wheel of a vehicle with any electronic suspension that, either mechanically or electronically, constantly measures the height of the vehicle, and reports this information back to the control module so that the computer can identify if changes in height need to be adjusted accordingly. The ride height sensor is a moving part, and like all moving parts, they will eventually wear out.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Air/Hydraulic Lines- tubes that run from a compressor to the air struts (or a hydraulic pump to the hydraulic struts for models with hydraulic active suspension), which carry pressurized air to the air bags (or hydraulic fluid to hydraulic struts) in order to adjust the height of the vehicle, respectively.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Solenoids (x4)- usually L-shaped, these plastic components connect the electrical connection and lines of suspension components to the suspension control module on vehicles with active suspension. The solenoid regulates the air pressure for each air spring. Solenoids start to leak as they wear out causing the vehicle to sag or to lean. This will cause the ride height sensor to send a signal to activate the compressor in an attempt to inflate the air suspension and level out the vehicle. This excessive work load will eventually lead to total failure of the compressor.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Compressor Assembly- (models with air suspension only). Creates/sends pressurized to active suspension components. When the air suspension starts leaking, the compressor/pump starts working harder to try to keep the system inflated. By the time air suspension leaks down completely, sitting the vehicle on its tires, the compressor will either have failed or be well on its way to full failure. Buying replacement struts and taking the time to install them only to find out the compressor still needs to be replaced can be very frustrating, time-consuming, and expensive.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Hydraulic Pump- if your Mercedes has hydraulic suspension (Active Body Control) instead of air suspension, then the hydraulic steering pump will also serve as the reservoir for the hydraulic fluid going into the struts.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicle's correct ride height.



2000-2006 Mercedes S55 O-rings- Although they are the least expensive parts of the air suspension, they are responsible for maintaining the seal where all of the air lines or hydraulic lines connect. Be sure to replace the O-rings when repairing any air suspension system.

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