1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Rear Air Suspension Conversion Kit With Front Replacement Springs (FA140)
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Convert Your Rear Air Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension, Level The Front With New Replacement Coil Springs...Strutmasters 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 4 Wheel Air Spring 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 our exclusive passive coil springs for less than the price of replacing one Original Equipment air spring at the dealer.
Conversion Kit Features
- Saves Money
- All New Components
- Returns Vehicle To Factory Ride Height
- More Reliable Than Air Suspensions
- No Modifications Required To Install
- Easy To Install
- Premium American-Made Coil Springs
Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
- 2 FRONT Replacement Coil Springs
- 2 REAR American-Made Conversion Coil Springs
- All Necessary Hardware
- Detailed Instructions Including How To Disable The Suspension Warning Light
This Conversion Kit Fits1992-1999 Ford Crown Victoria, 1990-2002 Lincoln Town Car, 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis
The 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis is built with the following suspension components: 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 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. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Shock Absorbers (x4) - 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. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Coil Springs (x2) - the front of the town car already has coil springs, that's why we not only offer replacements for weakened coil springs in the front, but our conversion kit puts the same, sturdy design on the rear of the vehicle. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 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. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Air Lines- tubes that run from a compressor to the air which carry pressurized air to the air bags in order to adjust the height of the vehicle, respectively. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Solenoids (x2) - 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. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Compressor Assembly- 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. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Dryer- prevents moisture build-up inside of air suspension parts. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicle's correct ride height. 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 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
Your 1992-1999 Mercury Grand Marquis will display some obvious signs when it is suffering from a bad, failed or leaking air suspension. It‚Äôs your job to know how to spot them, so you can remedy the situation before you have suspension total failure. The most common sign of this happening is a sudden noticeable uneven height difference between different sides of the Mercury Grand Marquis. Sagging in the rear while the front remains inflated is common. Leaning from side to side is also common. Some drivers describe the vehicle looks like it is ‚Äúsquatting‚Äù down lower than usual, or the car looks like it‚Äôs been ‚Äúslammed‚Äù down to the ground. These are serious situations- you will need to get it fixed. Look at the instrument cluster for an illuminated suspension warning light or message. Also, listen to the air compressor. If it has stopped working or is running too often (will be very loud and noisy), then a suspension replacement or repair is in order. You have some options, but you‚Äôll need to act pretty quickly.
OEM Replacement Cost
'+ Rear Air Springs ($630/air spring) + Compressor Assembly ($790) + Dryer ($230) + Front Coil Springs ($170/spring) = Over $2,500 (and that doesn't even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
Aftermarket Replacement Cost
'+ Rear Air Springs ($90/air spring) + Compressor Assembly w/ Dryer ($210) + Front Coil Springs ($96/pair) = Over $450 (but that doesn't include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).