Installation Tips for Magnetic Ride Control Complete Strut Assemblies on 2015-2020 Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon SUVs (short wheelbase)

The Problem

Late-model GM Escalade, Tahoe, and Yukon SUVs feature a sophisticated magnetic ride control suspension system. Replacing this electronic suspension system can often incur significant costs.

The Solution

To provide a cost-effective solution, FCS Auto Parts offers the 99084 Magnetic Ride Control Complete Strut Assemblies, equipped with a resistor shield (see Figure 1). This shield is specifically designed to safely convert the factory electronic suspension to a conventional suspension setup. The 99084 assembly ensures restoration of factory ride height, thereby maintaining the original ride quality and performance akin to vehicles equipped with a conventional suspension system.

Step-by-Step Instructions

99084 Resistor Shield Installation/Assembly

The 99084 resistor shield serves to convert the electromagnetic adjustable suspension assembly into a standard suspension system. It effectively eliminates alarms and related signals generated by the vehicle, ensuring no adverse effects on driving performance.

The installation consists of the following components:
(refer to figure 2)

  • Cable/Zip tie
  • Resistor shield

Installation/Assembly Sequence:

Step 1:

Disconnect the original electromagnetic valve control connector
(refer to figures 3 and 4)

Step 2:

Connect the plug of the shield with the vehicle connector
(refer to figure 5)

Step 3:

Use the cable tie/zip tie to secure the resistor to the pipe on the vehicle
(refer to figure 6)

Step 4:

Cut off the excess cab/zip tie to ensure there is no interference
(refer to figure 7)

Key Features & Benefits

Key Benefits Include:

  • Prolongs tire life
  • Increases level of comfort
  • Improves fuel consumption
  • Quick and painless to install
  • Reduces noise, vibration and harshness
  • Less wear and tear on the suspension system
  • Adjusts ride height based on the load weight and a vehicle’s speed

Key Features Include:

  • Thoroughly inspected to guarantee optimum, trouble-free functionality 
  • Designed and developed to meet OE specifications for each application 
  • Engineered by top, industry-respected manufacturing experts 
  • Includes new shocks, bump stops, rings, and high-grade seals
  • Premium, sturdy design for lasting dependability 
  • Precisely tuned premium quality components

Regular suspension inspections and timely replacement of worn shocks and struts are crucial for maintaining a comfortable ride and enhancing overall safety and handling. If you observe any of the aforementioned symptoms, we strongly recommend scheduling a thorough inspection with a qualified mechanic promptly.