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2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)
2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)
2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)
2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)
2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)
2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD)

The 2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL And XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Shocks (GB1RD) is the perfect solution to your air suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use passive shocks and coil springs for less than the price of replacing one original equipment air spring.
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Convert Your Air Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...

Strutmasters 2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL And XUV Heavy Duty Rear Air To Coil Spring Conversion Kit is the perfect solution to your air suspension problems. Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your air suspension to use standard shocks/struts and coil springs for less than the price of replacing one air strut.

Conversion Kit Features

  • Saves Money
  • All New Components
  • Improved Ride Quality
  • More Reliable Than Air Suspensions
  • No Modifications Required To Install
  • Easy To Install
  • Premium Springs

Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes

  • 2 Rear Springs
  • 2 Premium Rear Shocks Absorbers
  • All Necessary Hardware
  • Detailed Instructions

This Conversion Kit Fits

2002 GMC Envoy XL & XUV, 2003 GMC Envoy XL & XUV, 2004 GMC Envoy XL & XUV, 2005 GMC Envoy XL & XUV, 2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV

Product Notes

  • This product fits Envoy XL and XUV with wheelbase 119" - 121"
  • For Improved Ride Quality, With Better Ride Control, Add the Front Struts To Your Order
  • For XL And XUV Models, or For Heavy Hauling And Towing Conditions
  • If You Need A Lift Kit For Larger Wheels, Call 866-597-2397


Replaced Components

The 2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV is built with the following suspension components:

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Air Springs (x2)- commonly referred to as air bags, a plastic and rubber bag that is fitted on top of the strut that uses pressurized air as a cushion instead of a metal coil spring to hold a vehicle off of the ground and off of its wheels. These are the number one cause of all air suspension leaks. All 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.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV 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 air spring assembled on top of the strut is commonly referred to as an air strut.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Shock Absorbers (x2)- a 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.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Height Sensors (x2)- 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.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Air Lines- tubes that run from a compressor (air suspension) to the air struts which carry pressurized air to the air bags components in order to adjust the height of the vehicle, respectively.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV 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.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Compressor- 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.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Dryer Assembly- used to keep moisture out of air lines and air springs in order to prevent freezing and internal cracking of these parts. Once air suspension starts leaking, moisture will build-up throughout the air system. Moisture damages the air suspension from the inside. The dryer will need to be replaced in order to eliminate the moisture and prevent any further damage.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicles correct ride height.

2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL & XUV 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 connect. Be sure to replace the O-rings when repairing any air suspension system.



Suspension Failure Signs
If the 2002-2006 GMC Envoy XL or XUV is unable to reach and maintain its proper ride height, it may have a failed or leaking air suspension system. Look for any type of sudden, uneven ride height difference in the vehicle. The Envoy owner may notice a sagging rear or front end and an opposite inflated end. There may be a shifting lean from one side to the other. Drivers frequently cite a “squatting” down appearance to the vehicle with a bad suspension. When suspension air bags are leaking and cracked from dry rot, the air compressor may wear out. If it has stopped working or is running too often then this process has already incurred. Once the air bags and compressor are gone, a suspension warning light will illuminate on the instrument panel. At this point, an expensive replacement or repair is necessary. Unfortunately, many drivers don't know they have a suspension problem until total failure has set in. Vigilance and early detection is the key to avoiding this worst-case scenario.

OEM Replacement Cost

+ Struts ($329/strut)
+ Gas Shocks ($159/Gas Shocks)
+ Air Spring ($279/air bag)
+ Compressor and Dryer Assembly ($220)
= TOTAL: Over $2,400 (and that doesnt even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).


Strutmasters customers appreciate the air to non-air suspension conversion kit because it saves time, frustration, and a lot of money. The complicated electrical components that make up the original air suspension system on the 2002-2006 GMC Envoy are expensive to replace. And even if one part is fixed, another always breaks shortly thereafter. This suspension conversion kit eliminates the inconvenient dependency on this intricate system for good. The kit, made in America, includes two cold-wound steel rear springs and two premium rear shock absorbers. The kit is installed easily, in about one hour per wheel, thanks to detailed instructions and installation videos available online. Strutmasters is proud to offer a Lifetime Limited Warranty with each kit we sell. ASE certified technicians are available to answer any questions you have throughout the purchase and repair process.
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