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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Acura
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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I have the electronic shocks on my mdx I need to know if

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I have the electronic shocks on my mdx I need to know if they can be replace with regular shocks and not cause any issues
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2007 Acura Mdx
JA: Are you fixing your ZDX yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not a zdx a mdx
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

hey how are you.

You can convert from an ADS system to the standard MDX system (non-electronic struts). You can order OEM strut assemblies ,& then place a 1 ohm 10 watt resistor (radio shack - $1.25/each) on each connector that was previously running to the shocks/struts. This Will turn off the ADS warning lights inside the car.

The air suspension air pump will stay running ,I would pull the fuse out for it , you may or may not have a light on dash, sometimes yiu have to go to higher resistor like 1.2 ohms.it is not exact ,you will have to play with it.

in another words yes it can be done

Please let me know if that works for you or you need anything else

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

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