Nissan 350Z Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement at your home or office.

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Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement Estimate for Nissan 350Z

Nissan 350Z Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement costs $843 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2004 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1477.40Shop/Dealer Price$1826.05 - $2813.41
2006 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1404.90Shop/Dealer Price$1735.30 - $2668.18
2003 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1477.40Shop/Dealer Price$1826.05 - $2813.41
2008 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1880.90Shop/Dealer Price$2326.10 - $3606.64
2005 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1477.40Shop/Dealer Price$1829.75 - $2819.88
2007 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$914.90Shop/Dealer Price$1120.24 - $1683.70
2009 Nissan 350ZV6-3.5LService typeSteering Rack/Gearbox ReplacementEstimate$1869.90Shop/Dealer Price$2309.74 - $3586.26
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Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement Service

What is the Steering Rack/Gearbox all about?

A rack and pinion system uses several large components. This includes your main-shaft, universal joints, and an underlying intermediate shaft which immediately responds to all your steering wheel movements.

This rack and pinion system is designed to make your car’s steering easier to turn with the added help of a power assisted pump or motor. The typical car sold these days now weighs over 3000 pounds and larger vehicles like trucks and SUVs often weigh over 5000 pounds. The steering rack along with this power assist system are what allow you to easily move all that heavy mass between the steering wheel and your tires without so much as breaking a sweat.

Keep in mind:

The steering rack requires heavy and sometimes sophisticated equipment to operate properly. Many of the big and heavy parts that are underneath your vehicle, such as the shafts and universal joints, can gradually wear out over the course of time.

If you feel your steering is tight, chances are your rack is perfectly fine. It’s when your steering feels sloppy, or when you start seeing power steering fluid underneath your vehicle, that an inspection should be done. Also, keep in mind that damage to major suspension parts, such as your CV axles, ball joints, and tie rod ends, can make your steering feel loose and uneven.

This is why it’s a good idea to have your entire steering and suspension system inspected whenever you suspect that there is an issue with your steering.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The tires are removed and tie rods and steering gear disconnected
  • The steering rack and gear box is replaced
  • The system is filled with new fluid, tires reinstalled
  • The vehicle is lowered off of the jack stands

Our recommendation:

If your steering starts to feel clunky or uneven, get it inspected at the earliest possible opportunity. Even a minor issue, such as a cracked seal in between major components, can leak power steering fluid onto your steering rack. This can lead lead to the deterioration or even the complete failure of your steering rack. It’s worth your time to contact one of our top-rated mechanics so that the quickest and most reasonable solution can be pursued for your steering system.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Steering Rack/Gearbox?

  • Sloppy or uneven steering that takes varying levels of effort.
  • Power steering fluid leaks that are usually at the rear of the engine bay or underneath your car.
  • A hard ‘clunk’ noise when you go over large bumps coupled with a feel of being disconnected to the steering wheel.

How important is this service?

Steering is one of those aspects of driving that you never want to shortchange. Often times, a small issue can be due to little more than a leaking power steering hose or a malfunctioning power steering pump. These both tend to be far less expensive repairs than a steering rack.

However, if your steering rack is in need of replacement the consequences of ignoring it can be dire. The worst accidents tend to happen due to the loss of control on a vehicle and your steering rack is the one component that enables your steering to remain precise. If your steering is giving you trouble, it’s important to address it promptly.

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Fred

15 years of experience
341 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
Nissan 350Z - Steering Rack/Gearbox - Humble, Texas
Fred did an outstanding job!

Breck

18 years of experience
538 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Nissan 350Z - Starter - Houston, Texas
Breck is extremely knowledgeable in cars, he checks every single thing that cause the problem to your car. Very friendly and he works fast. He goes above and beyond to make sure your car works when he's done.

Augie

29 years of experience
263 reviews
Augie
29 years of experience
Nissan 350Z - Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement (Front) - Palmdale, California
Augie showed up early and was very knowledgeable about my issue. I give him a grade A+!

Honorio

17 years of experience
762 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Nissan 350Z - Intake Manifold Gaskets - Campbell, California
My car has not been running good since the last mechanic from my mechanic worked on my car. I called my mechanic and explained to them what had happened. They said they will send someone to see what the problem was and they sent Honorio. Honorio arrives and finds the problem within minutes. Since the work is under the warranty. I made the appointment to have my worked on with Honorio. Honorio is an expert on what he does. He is very professional and friendly. He goes above and beyond to make sure you are satisfied with his work. Honorio fixed the problem on my car what the other mechanic could not fix. Honorio suggested we take my car for a test drive. My car was running so good. What empress me the most was Honorio's customer service. Honorio stayed until I was satisfied, not like the other mechanic who lied to me and said that the rough idling on my car is normal after a valve cover gasket had been worked on and the idling will return to normal when you drive your car for 20 miles then the mechanic leaves. If you want the best customer service, an expert on cars. I would highly recommend Honorio. Thank you Honorio for everything!!!!

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