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What is the SSS System on a 1993 Sedan DeVille?? I think it has to do with airbags? Not Sure? How expensive to fix??

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  • fiber73378 Apr 21, 2009

    Could be SRS System. It is a yellow light located on the dash near the light switch,.

  • fiber73378 Apr 21, 2009

    The car had front end damage, I haven't bought it yet, but 4 sure it said SSS system. If it doesn't cause any problems, could I just leave alone?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    are u sure u don't mean SRS?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    where are u getting this from?

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The SSS stands for Speed Sensative Steering or Speed Sensitive Suspension as far as fixing the system it's likely an air leak or a bad sensor. basically the cost of trouble shooting it and whatever the parts and labour are to fix it... have to know first what it is tho to give you a competent estimate.

SRS would be the air bags "secondary restraint system.

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    Roberta Smith Apr 21, 2009

    if the light is not on while you are driving it's fine... it's basically controls the air to the shocks to keep the car level driving down the road.

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SSS is the system for electronically controlling motors inside the struts that regulate the valving stiffness according to speed. It has nothing to do with air - that is Level-Ride - totally separate. If the light is on, it indicates the strut(s) are not responding to the computer's commands. A code scan can tell you which one. The problem is usually the strut itself. If you can clear the code, it may start functioning again for a while but probably not too long. Cadillac bulletin # 00-03-11-001A covers replacing the struts with standard ones and disabling the computer. They came out with this because new SSS struts are only available from GM and are roughly $500 apiece.

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