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Convert Your Air Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Air Suspension Problems Forever...
1997-2002 4WD Lincoln Navigator Air To Coil Spring Conversion Kit With Front Shocks 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
- Returns Vehicle To Factory Ride Height
- Front Coil Over Shocks, Ensure Safe Handling, And Reduce Front Tire And Suspension Component Wear
- More Reliable Than Air Suspensions
- No Modifications Required To Install
- Easy To Install
- Premium Springs
Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
- 2 Front Coil Over Shocks
- 2 Rear Springs
- All Necessary Hardware
- Detailed Instructions Including Light Fix Instructions
This Conversion Kit Fits
1997 Lincoln Navigator 4WD, 1998 Lincoln Navigator 4WD, 1999 Lincoln Navigator 4WD, 2000 Lincoln Navigator 4WD, 2001 Lincoln Navigator 4WD, 2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD
The 1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD is built with the following suspension components:
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 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 Lincoln Navigator 4WD 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.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD Rear Gas Shocks (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.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD 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.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD Solenoids (x4)- This vehicle is equipped with 4 solenoids. These plastic components connect the electrical connection and lines of suspension components to the suspension control module. The solenoids are responsible for regulating the air pressure in each air spring or air shock. Solenoids are a small piece of the suspension system but they play a big role in how well it functions. If a solenoid is not working properly, it will cause the vehicle to be unlevel and, in turn, cause the compressor to burn out.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD Compressor- This vehicle is equipped with one air suspension compressor. The compressor is responsible for pumping up the air springs and shocks. When the air suspension starts leaking, the compressor is forced to run continuously to try and keep the air springs inflated. After a couple of days of running non-stop, the compressor will burn itself out. Replacing the compressor is a timely and expensive project to undertake.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD Dryer Assembly- This vehicle is equipped with a dryer assembly. The dryer assembly is responsible for getting moisture out of the air lines. Once the air suspension parts start to leak, moisture will build up throughout the air system. Moisture damages the air suspension components from the inside out. The dryer must be replaced whenever the compressor is replaced to prevent further damage.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD Suspension Control Module- This vehicle is equipped with a suspension control module. This module is the brain of the suspension system and it reads all of the signals that are being sent by the height sensors and determines if the vehicle needs to be raised or lowered.
1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4WD 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
Look for these most common signs that the air suspension on your 1997-2002 Lincoln Navigator is leaking, failed, or going bad. You don‚Äôt want to wait too long or else all the major components will wear out in turn. If you have suspension total failure the Navigator could slam down to the ground at the smallest bumps in the road. The most obvious sign is a difference in height from the front to the rear end of the Navigator. Usually with a Navigator, the rear will sag but the front will remain inflated. This will make it look like it‚Äôs squatting down low to the ground. Also, check the instrument cluster for a suspension warning light or message. If the air compressor has ceased working or is running too long at a time (more than 15-20 seconds maximum) then a repair or replacement may be in order. You have some options but you will want to get it fixed soon. Lastly, check your rear air springs for visible cracks that may have been caused by dry rot. These could pose an issue, as well.
OEM Replacement Cost
+ Front Air Springs ($837/air spring)
+ Rear Shocks ($253/air shock)
+ Coil Spring ($189)
+ Compressor and Dryer Assembly ($270)
= TOTAL: Over $2,820 (and that doesnt even include replacing electronic components that are known to fail such as the height sensors).
We are The Suspension Experts. We have been studying the faulty air suspension of the Lincoln Navigator 4WD for many years and have come up with a quality direct replacement solution. Its a conversion kit, and no modifications are needed to install it. The kit eliminates the need for the assortment of parts in an air suspension system to function properly and in sync because we have found those parts go bad easily. The kit includes two front coilover shocks and two rear springs. Our kit is the only one on the market that includes high-quality springs (see our blog post about it). The kit was created to save the DIYer time, frustration, and a huge chunk of change. Lets look at the cost difference between choosing an air vs non-air suspension system. On this page we compare three prices: That of repairing your air suspension system at the Lincoln dealer, that of installing individual aftermarket air suspension parts on your Navigator yourself, and that of getting rid of the faulty air ride headache for good and installing a brand new Strutmasters conversion kit for the rear end of the Navigator. Join the rest of our satisfied customers who are glad they chose the conversion kit!