Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement at your home or office in Blackwood.

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YourMechanic Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

543

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Joel

19 years of experience
755 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
This is the third time that Joel has come to fix something on my van. He is quick, professional and honest!
2nd time I've had Joel work on my 1993 Miata. First time was for both Serpentine belts being replaced after one snapped. The second time was today for my P/S Pressure hose. Both times were quick and very professionally done. The steering instantly felt smoother and there were no leaks at all afterwards. And the belts haven't troubled me since. If you need someone to work on your car and get the job done right the first , You can count on Joel.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
339 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Great service, saved tons compared to a regular shop. Setting up appointment for brakes next! Very professional and friendly!!

Enrique

19 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
19 years of experience
Fantastic appt! He showed up on time, did the repairs in half the time and was a pleasure to meet and talk to! Very knowledgeable about the vehicle and a great mechanic! Thanks!

Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Very professional and nice. Went above and beyond to assure it was correct.

Christopher

14 years of experience
54 reviews
Christopher
14 years of experience
Absolutely wonderful.

Clifton

28 years of experience
200 reviews
Clifton
28 years of experience
I must say I was extremely impressed with the service provided by Clifton. I had an issue with my Lincoln Navigator and he was able to assess the issue within seconds. He is very professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend Yourmechanic to anyone who prefer convenience and great service. I must say I was skeptical at first because never heard about this type of service before but will definitely use in the future if needs be and recommend to friends and family. I'm sure there are other great mechanics but Clifton was/is a great representative and great worker.

Mack

20 years of experience
114 reviews
Mack
20 years of experience
Very knowledgeable mechanic also informative. Overall Professional guy. Would Highly recommend him.

Daniel

13 years of experience
37 reviews
Daniel
13 years of experience
Daniel has been very informative and honest.the previous mechanic was wrong in his diagnosis and missed some things as well.

Scott

32 years of experience
353 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Excellent quick service

Jay

35 years of experience
708 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Very smart and knowledgeable knows exactly what he is doing. i was impressed.


How much does Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement cost in Blackwood?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Blackwood. Our mechanics in Blackwood are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Blackwood.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Volkswagen Jetta $350 $269.70 $79.99 7% $377.20
2005 Isuzu Ascender $517 $292.84 $223.97 12% $593.84
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt $197 $116.72 $79.99 12% $224.22
2013 BMW 535i GT xDrive $469 $364.54 $103.98 7% $504.29
2005 Mercedes-Benz C320 $627 $259.45 $367.95 16% $753.95
2004 Jaguar S-Type $370 $274.28 $95.98 8% $403.28

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Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement Service

What is the power steering pressure hose and how does it work?

The power steering pressure hose transfers the high-pressure hydraulic output of the power steering pump to either a steering gear box or steering rack and pinion unit to create the power assist that you rely on when you turn the steering wheel. The pressure hose is only used in cars with a power steering pump and reservoir, so if you have a newer car you may have electric power steering instead. The pressure hose is relatively large in diameter in order to withstand high hydraulic pressure, flex as the engine moves and vibrates, and also withstand engine heat, accidental cuts, and abrasion.

When to the consider replacing the power steering pressure hose:

  • Groaning, whirring noise or difficulty steering. Noise, or difficulty turning the steering wheel, may reflect a low power steering fluid level, which could be due to a leak in a pressure hose, or a leak elsewhere in the power steering system. Although a leak in the pressure hose is a possible cause of a low fluid level, a mechanic will consider all other possible causes, too.
  • Visible fluid leaks. There are usually steel ferrules clamped onto each end of the rubber pressure hose. These ferrules are common leak points. If there is seepage from these ferrules, the pressure hose should be replaced.
  • Hose damage. If the hose has significant physical damage, such as cuts, abrasions, cracks, or heat damage, the hose should be replaced to avoid sudden hose failure.
  • Contaminated fluid. If rubber particles are found in the power steering fluid or reservoir, it means the interior of either the pressure hose or the return hose is deteriorating. All rubber hoses should be replaced and the system flushed. An in-line, aftermarket fluid filter might be required.
  • Hose age. Both the pressure and return hoses are rubber-based products with a limited service life. If the vehicle is more than 10 years old, and power steering components are being replaced, all the rubber hoses should be replaced during that service.

How do mechanics replace the power steering pressure hose?

The underhood routing of the power steering pressure hose varies greatly between car models. The repair procedure ranges from simple to quite involved. The basic steps are:

  • Raise car as needed and support with steel safety stands.
  • Unthread the pressure hose tube nuts, or banjo-style bolts, at each end of the pressure hose.
  • Remove pressure hose and inspect interior hose lining for separation, if visible.
  • Install a new hose, using a new sealing washer or O-ring seals as applicable, and paying particular attention to the required original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) torque value for the tube nuts or banjo bolts. Replace rubber return hose, if required, and with the authorization of the customer.
  • Once the system is fully sealed again, bleed or flush power steering system as required to remove all air and contaminants.
  • Finally, the engine is run, the car is test driven, and leaks are checked for at all connections.

Is it safe to drive with a power steering pressure hose problem?

No. The fluid in the power steering pressure hose is under very high pressure and flammable. A leak that sprays fluid into a hot engine part, such as the exhaust manifold, can cause a fire. Leaks that cause significant fluid loss can cause difficulty in steering and, if a leak causes the fluid level in the reservoir to drop too low, it can cause damage to the power steering pump too, necessitating the installation of not only a new hose but a new pump.

When replacing the power steering pressure hose keep in mind:

  • When the power steering hoses are replaced, the entire power steering system should be inspected.
  • Use only OEM specified power steering fluid in your power steering system.
  • If the pressure hose has deteriorated from the inside, the rubber return hose should be replaced as well and the system should be flushed. A mechanic might recommend the installation of an in-line filter to capture all debris.
  • Tube nuts and banjo bolts used to seal pressure hoses have OEM-specified torque values. Mechanics will use a calibrated torque wrench to tighten the connections.
  • Complete removal of air from the system can occasionally take some time, even after the normal bleeding procedure. During this time some mild noise may be heard when turning the steering wheel. If it persists more than a day or so, the system should be rechecked.

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