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Convert Your Factory Suspension To A Coil Spring Suspension. End Your Expensive Suspension Problems Forever...Strutmasters 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Wheel Air Suspension Conversion Kit is the perfect way to avoid spending thousands at the dealer to replace air shocks on the rear of the vehicle and electronic struts on the front.¬† Designed to be very affordable, you can convert your ENTIRE factory suspension to use our Exclusive Premium Steel Coil Springs, passive struts and shocks for less than the price of just ONE component at the dealer.
Conversion Kit Features
- Saves Money
- All New Components
- Great Ride Quality
- More Reliable Than Air Suspensions
- No Modifications, Easy To Install
- Premium Steel Coil Springs
Air Suspension Conversion Kit Includes
- 2 Fully Assembled Front Struts
- 2 Rear Premium Steel Coil Springs
- 2 Premium Rear Shocks
- All Necessary Hardware
- Detailed Instructions
This Conversion Kit Fits2007 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2010 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
- IN ORDER TO REMOVE THE WARNING LIGHT FOR 2007 AND UP MODELS, YOU MUST INSTALL A 4 WHEEL KIT AND THE MODULE!
- Fits 2WD and 4WD Models (1500 Chassis).
- DOES NOT INCLUDE LIGHT FIX MODULE!
The 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche is built with the following suspension components: 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Air/Magnetic Shocks (x2)- shocks that contain an air bladder or magnets whose dampening capabilities is controlled by the suspension control module. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Coil Springs (x4)- 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Torsion Bar- Adjustable horizontal bar on the front of the vehicle that holds the vehicle off the groundtorsion bar. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche Suspension Control Module- a computer which is responsible for the operations of the air suspension system and maintaining the vehicle's correct ride height. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche 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
There are common signs that your Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 will display if its air suspension system is going bad or leaking. Left unchecked, a failed air suspension system will cause other vehicle components to wear out. If your Avalanche is having trouble reaching and maintaining its appropriate ride height at all, look further for signs that can confirm a bad suspension. The most noticeable is a sudden uneven height difference between different sides of the Avalanche. Usually one end will be sagging while the other remains inflated (rear vs front). This can look like the rear end of the Avalanche is squatting down lower than usual. Sometimes there is only a slight lean from left to right, but this is still serious. If a suspension warning light is illuminated on the instrument panel, this is a red flag indicator a repair is needed. If the air compressor has stopped working or runs too often (very loud and noisy) then a replacement may be needed.
OEM Replacement Cost
'+ Struts ($329/Strut) + Rear Shocks ($396/Rear Shocks) + Coil Spring ($86/Coil Spring) + Compressor and Dryer Assembly ($270)