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Convert Your Electronic Suspension To A Passive Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...Strutmasters 2005-2011 Cadillac STS Front Electronic Strut To Passive Coilover Strut Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your active suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your active suspension to use standard struts and coil springs for less than the price of replacing one electronic strut
Conversion Kit Features
- Saves Money
- All New Components
- More Reliable Than The Magnetic Ride Control and Electronic Suspension Systems
- Easy To Install
- No Modifications Required To Install
- Premium Springs
Electronic Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
- 2 Front Struts
- 2 Premium Front Coil Springs
- All Necessary Hardware
- Detailed Instructions
This Conversion Kit Fits2005 Cadillac STS, 2006 Cadillac STS, 2007 Cadillac STS, 2008 Cadillac STS, 2009 Cadillac STS, 2010 Cadillac STS, 2011 Cadillac STS
- Fits 3.6L LY7 V6 And 4.6L Northstar V-8 Models
- This kit WILL NOT work with a Cadillac STS-V
- Fits RWD models, ONLY! This kit will not physically fit AWD models.
- The resisters does not work at all and the customer will have a Suspension code and automatic governor kit in
- To remove warning light we recommend our 4-wheel conversion kit with our warning light elimination module
2005-2011 Cadillac STS Electronic/Magnetic Ride Control Struts (x2)- 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. The Cadillac Devilles struts, while having coil-springs, use an electronic signal to stiffen or soften the dampening of the strut. Some models came with Magnetic Ride Control, which use polarized particles within the hydraulic fluid to either make the ride softer or more firm based on the electrical impulse sent from the suspension control module. 2005-2011 Cadillac STS Coil Springs (x2)- Coil springs hold the vehicle up but be careful, they are rated for and designed to work with the rest of the suspension system, so when you change air shocks to passive shocks, then you will need a different rated coil spring that works well with the new type of shocks. 2005-2011 Cadillac STS Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicles correct ride height.
Suspension Failure Signs
Your 2005-2011 Cadillac STS has had a good run, but you may be noticing a failed or leaking air suspension. Look for these common signs of bad suspension. A suddenly noticeable uneven height difference between the left or right sides of the vehicle is an obvious one. A sagging rear or front end is another. Leaning, from any direction, is frequently seen. An overall squatting appearance in your Cadillac STS indicates a necessary repair. Other symptoms include an illuminated suspension warning light or message on the instrument panel, or an air compressor that has ceased working.
OEM Replacement Cost
'+ Electronic Struts ($610/strut) + Coil Springs ($50/spring) = TOTAL: Over $1,300 (and that doesnt even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
Aftermarket Replacement Cost
'+ Front Variable Timing Struts ($370/strut) + Front Coil Springs (CAN'T FIND THESE ANYWHERE!) = TOTAL: Over $700 (and that doesn't even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).