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  • Exceptional ride and handling
  • GM-recommended replacement part for your GM vehicle’s original factory component
  • Offering the quality, reliability, and durability of GM OE
  • Manufactured to GM OE specification for fit, form, and function


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ACDelco Shocks, Struts, And Suspension Parts

ACDelco GM Original Equipment Electronically Adjustable Struts are GM-recommended replacements for your vehicle’s original components. ACDelco GM Original Equipment Electronically Adjustable Struts contain electro-magnetic responsive valving or special magneto-rheological fluid that is controlled by the vehicle’s chassis control system to adjust the strut’s level of firmness in response to driving conditions. These original equipment electronically adjustable struts have been manufactured to fit your specific GM vehicle and provide the same performance, durability, and service life as your factory original equipment.


12month/12,000mile limited warranty*

* Whichever comes first. To the original retail purchaser. Parts only; installation not included. See your local retailer or independent service center that offers ACDelco parts for details.

• Damage due to negligence, alteration, accident, abuse, improper installation, or use for a purpose which the product was not designed or approved by ACDelco.
• Damage due to the lack of maintenance or use of wrong fuel, oil, refrigerant, or lubrications.
• Loss of Time, inconvenience, loss of use of vehicle or other consequential damages.
• Products installed on vehicles registered and normally operated outside of the United States or Canada.


Can I check my vehicle’s shocks and struts for wear?

Yes, it is possible to do a quick check at home for wear on your vehicle’s shocks or struts. You can look for any physical damage to the shock or strut housing or any leaking – this is especially common on rear units that tend to have stones kicked up by the front wheels. You can also perform a bounce test by taking each corner of the vehicle and pushing down hard. The corner should drop, rise and settle again. If the body continues to move up and down, there’s a good chance your shocks need to be replaced. Though these home tests can indicate worn shocks or struts, it is also recommended that you take your vehicle to a qualified service technician and let them do a thorough inspection. Refer to your owner’s manual for frequency.

Should I have my vehicle aligned after replacing my shocks or struts?
Yes, if you are replacing your vehicle’s struts. However, it is not necessary to get your vehicle aligned when replacing your vehicle’s shocks unless there was a previous issue.

Do I need different shocks or struts for front, rear, left, or right applications?
Yes, it is important to choose the correct shock or strut for your vehicle model and year, as well as for the location in the vehicle.


Your vehicle’s shocks and struts slowly deteriorate over time, though this wear is normally difficult to detect. To maximize your vehicle’s ride comfort, it is recommended to replace your vehicle’s shocks and struts every 50,000 miles. Worn shocks and struts can also cause additional wear to other vehicle components. Affected components include:

• Brakes
• Tie rods
• Ball joints
• Tires

To inspect your shocks and struts to gauge wear, check for:

• Leaking oil or wetness along the body of the shock or strut.
• Broken mounts, worn or missing bushings.
• Broken, damaged, or missing mounting hardware.
• Severely dented reservoir tube, bent or scratched piston rod.
• Cupped tire wear.
• Damaged strut body springs, seats, and bushings.
• Defective strut bearing or missing plate.

Occasionally, twin-tube designs are misdiagnosed as defective due to the settling of oil during storage, which causes the shock or strut to seem soft or “dead”.

• Priming a shock will return all oil/gas content to its intended position & ensure proper operation of the unit.
• Based on application, not all struts will prime regularly.
• To prime a shock or a strut, compress and release the piston rod a few times until the full resistance of the shock returns.




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