Convert Your Air Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...Strutmasters 1997-2002 Ford Expedition Rear Air Suspension 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 coil springs for the price of one air bag.
This Conversion Kit Fits1997 Ford Expedition, 1998 Ford Expedition, 1999 Ford Expedition, 2000 Ford Expedition, 2001 Ford Expedition, 2002 Ford Expedition
- Fits 4 Wheel Drive Models Only!
- Year: 1997-2002
- Make: Ford
- Model: Expedition
- Manufacturer: Strutmasters
- Product Type: Rear Conversion Kit
Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
These are the components and materials you can expect to find shipped with your new purchase.
- 2 Eibach Springs
- Detailed Instructions
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Shipped in North Carolina, USA
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 premium springs, to ensure our customers only need to buy the right product once.
Features & Benefits
Strutmasters Conversion Kits Save Money, Time and Headaches
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) Rear Suspension Conversion Kit (FX1R0) 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 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
The air suspension system on the 1997-2002 Ford Expedition 4WD is made up of assorted parts that need to work properly and in sync, or else the system stops working completely. As The Suspension Experts, we knew there had to be a better way. This kit, for your Expedition 4WD, includes two Eibach coil springs to delete the faulty airbags in the rear. We designed the kit to be a direct replacement alternative to the expensive dealership option, without sacrificing high quality. Our conversion kit is not only more affordable but more reliable than the original parts; we stand behind it with our limited lifetime warranty. DIYers love that the kit is installed in as little as one hour per wheel, and the suspension warning light turns off after about thirty minutes. Your repair will go smoothly thanks to the detailed installation instructions that come complete with pictures and helpful support information. Our experts uploaded videos of them performing real installations on our exclusive YouTube channel- watch them to guide your replacement project. Lastly, our in-house technicians are available around the clock to answer your failed suspension questions. Donât hesitate to call.
How Do I know If My Expedition Air Suspension is failing?
If you think your Ford Expedition 4WD is unable to meet and maintain the appropriate ride height, it’s time to check for common signs of a failed or leaking air suspension system. Running on a bad suspension for too long will cause total failure and other major components will wear out. The most noticeable sign of a bad suspension is a sudden uneven height difference between different sides of the Expedition. Typically the rear end will sag while the front end remains inflated (it’s held up with a metal torsion bar at the front end). An illuminated suspension warning light or message on the instrument panel will confirm a repair is needed. Lastly, if the air compressor has stopped working or is running too often (very loud and noisy) then a replacement is needed. You will need to get this fixed soon.
How does this part compare to OEM parts and other competitive solutions?
Less Than Dealer
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) OEM Replacement Parts:+ Compressor Assembly ($730)
+ Dryer ($250)
+ Air Springs ($260/air spring)
= Over $1,500 (and that doesnât even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
After Market Replacement Parts:+ Compressor and Dryer Assembly ($210)
+ Air Springs ($260/pair)
= Over $600 (but that doesn’t include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
Strutmasters Conversion Kit:+ (2) Eibach coil springs
+ Detailed installation instructions
+ Over-the-phone technical support
+ Limited Lifetime Warranty
This kit will save you over $1,000 and a lifetime of headaches!
Our Price: $169.00!
Suspension Components List
The 1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) is built with the following rear suspension components:
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) 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.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) Shock Absorbers (x2) - 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.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) 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.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) 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.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) Torsion Bar- Adjustable horizontal bar on the front of the vehicle that holds the vehicle off the ground.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) Dryer- prevents moisture build-up inside of air suspension parts.
1997-2002 Ford Expedition (4WD) Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicleâs correct ride height.
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