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How much does a Power Steering Fluid Service cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz ML430 Power Steering Fluid Service is $136 with $41 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430V8-4.3LService typePower Steering Fluid ServiceEstimate$196.15Shop/Dealer Price$233.94 - $307.94
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430V8-4.3LService typePower Steering Fluid ServiceEstimate$176.15Shop/Dealer Price$213.97 - $287.99
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430V8-4.3LService typePower Steering Fluid ServiceEstimate$176.15Shop/Dealer Price$213.97 - $287.99
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What is power steering fluid all about?

Power steering fluid flows through the power steering hydraulic system. The system is pressurised by the power steering pump and by way of valves, plungers, or pistons decreases the effort needed by the driver to turn the steering wheel. When the pump stops pumping, the pressure drops and the power steering system loses its hydraulic pressure.

As components in the steering system wear, metal particles will contaminate the fluid, which will cause seals in the system to leak and components to eventually fail. Checking the fluid level and changing the fluid at regular intervals recommended by the manufacturer is important for the life of the hoses, pistons, valves, seals, and the power steering pump itself.

Keep in mind:

  • Pouring in the wrong fluid or overfilling the system can cause expensive damage. The mechanic will need to consult the vehicle owner's or service manual.
  • If the fluid is low, the mechanic will check the hoses, fittings, and clamps for leaks.

How it's done:

  • Empty the power steering reservoir
  • Fill with the correct type and quantity of new fluid
  • Bleed the power steering system/clean up any residual fluid
  • Test operation of power steering
  • Check for any power steering leaks

Our recommendation:

Consider getting a power steering flush once every 3-4 years.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to replace the power steering fluid?

  • Groaning noise from the power steering pump or steering gear
  • Difficulty in turning the steering wheel
  • Contaminated fluid (brown/black)

How important is this service?

Changing your power steering fluid at manufacturer recommended intervals, will ensure continued system performance and extended service life. It is a part of scheduled maintenance services and will sae you the trouble of major repairs down the road.

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Mercedes-Benz ML430 V8-4.3L - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Mercedes-Benz ML430 V8-4.3L - Electric Problems - Newark, New Jersey
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Mercedes-Benz ML430 V8-4.3L - Inspection / Diagnostics - Los Angeles, California
Rey was exceptional. I was told by a Mercedes dealership that I needed engine mounts - which I ordered through YourMechanic. Within 5 minutes of arriving with the mounts, Rey correctly diagnosed that I did NOT need engine mounts, rather, a power steering pump. Rey ordered the pump and returned 2 days later with the puno and installed it. THANK YOU !!

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Mercedes-Benz ML430 V8-4.3L - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Sun City Center, Florida
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