ACDelco 520-53 | Front Shock Absorber

Part Number
Shock Absorber

Fits: 71-75 Chevrolet Bel Air, 71-72 Chevrolet Biscayne, 71-96 Chevrolet Caprice, 71-85 Chevrolet Impala, 81 Chevrolet Bel Air, 85-05 Chevrolet Astro, 85-05 GMC Safari, 93-02 Ford Crown Victoria, 96-02 Chevrolet Express 1500, 96-02 Chevrolet Express 2500, 96-02 Chevrolet Express 3500, 96-02 GMC Savana 1500, 96-02 GMC Savana 2500, 96-02 GMC Savana 3500

Special Price $38.24 Regular Price $44.99
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Mkt_BrandQual_NameMid-Grade Gas Charged
Mkt_State_Warranty_CALimited Lifetime Warranty as long as original purchaser still owns vehicle (Parts Only).
Mkt_State_Warranty_US12 Month / Unlimited Mile Limited Warranty (Parts Only). Please see for more details.



  • 1996-2002 GMC Savana 1500 - Position: Front
  • 1996-2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 - Position: Front
  • 1993-2002 Ford Crown Victoria - Position: Front
  • 1996-2002 GMC Savana 2500 - Position: Front
    • Exc. 8600# GVW
  • 1985-2005 GMC Safari - Position: Front
  • 1971-1975 Chevrolet Bel Air - Position: Front
    • Police and Taxi Models
  • 1996-2002 GMC Savana 3500 - Position: Front
  • 1996-2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 - Position: Front
    • Exc. 8600# GVW
  • 1971-1972 Chevrolet Biscayne - Position: Front
    • Police and Taxi Models
  • 1971-1996 Chevrolet Caprice - Position: Front
    • Police and Taxi Models
  • 1985-2005 Chevrolet Astro - Position: Front
  • 1981-1981 Chevrolet Bel Air - Position: Front
    • Police and Taxi Models
  • 1996-2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 - Position: Front
  • 1971-1985 Chevrolet Impala - Position: Front
    • Police and Taxi Models
Customer Questions
How often should shock absorbers be replaced?
Shock absorbers should generally be replaced every 50,000 miles or every 5-7 years
How to replace shock absorbers?
To replace shock absorbers, you need to remove the wheel and tire assembly, unbolt the old shock absorber, replace it with a new one, and tighten the bolts. Then, reinstall the wheel and tire, and test the new shocks.
Why do shock absorbers leak?
Shock absorbers can leak due to worn seals, damage to the piston or cylinder, or corrosion from exposure to moisture and road salt.
Can shock absorbers be replaced?
Yes, shock absorbers can be replaced when they start to wear out or fail.
Does AC Delco make Ford parts?
No, AC Delco produces parts primarily for General Motors vehicles and does not make parts specifically for Ford vehicles.
Can I use AC Delco parts to replace OEM parts?
Yes, in most cases AC Delco parts can be used as a replacement for OEM parts. However, it's important to ensure that the parts are compatible with your specific make and model of vehicle.
What AC Delco oil filter do I need?
AC Delco offers a variety of oil filters that are compatible with different makes and models of vehicles. To determine which AC Delco oil filter you need, consult your vehicle's owner's manual or use our online filter lookup tool that matches the make, model, and year of your vehicle.
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