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Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum Discussion, Need Help With Passive Struts and Shocks in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Originally Posted by gino9 Ok I need change front struts(front car bump on bottom bumper)what resistor is for?When I will ...
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    Re: Need Help With Passive Struts and Shocks

    Quote Originally Posted by gino9 View Post
    Ok I need change front struts(front car bump on bottom bumper)what resistor is for?When I will change my old oem for passive strut I need buy resistor?
    Did you try repair or check reason why they not work propely?
    you need front struts for what car?

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    Re: Need Help With Passive Struts and Shocks

    For seville(always forgot to write what car,sorry)
    I had thread on

    but not reply,last post.

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    The resistors fool the computers into "thinking" that the passive struts/shocks are active. If you don't install the resistors, you'll get codes, warning messages, and speed will be limited to 90 MPH. Plenty of threads on the subject.

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