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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

536

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Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Great Job! Thanks
Chris did a great job repairing my truck and in replacing my power steering line.

Chris

18 years of experience
399 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Chris was awesome, he was very quick at changing my power steering pressure house. I though maybe my power steering pump was bad as well so paid for the service, he diagnosed that the pump was good and informed me that we didn't need to replace it saving me some money. Thank you for the hard work.

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Brandon was awesome! A pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with him in the future. He even pointed out some work that had been done incorrectly by a previous mechanic in order to get in fixed under warranty.

Steve

13 years of experience
63 reviews
Steve
13 years of experience
Very knowledgeable about the work being performed

Patrick

13 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
good

Andrew

9 years of experience
244 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Awsome

David

14 years of experience
597 reviews
David
14 years of experience
David was friendly and experienced. I will request his services again. It's great not to have to got to traditional service locations to wait and pay more $$$.

David

12 years of experience
103 reviews
David
12 years of experience
David arrived on time, was very polite and professional. He got right to work and did a fantastic job repairing the truck. You guys have a great business model and with employees like David working for you I am certain you will be successful!

Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
Great experience, would recommend to everyone!!!!!

Chris

14 years of experience
47 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Personable, experienced master mechanic. Completed repairs thoroughly and fast. Saved me money with his recommendations. He has restored classics and modified high performance muscle cars and Cadillac northstar


How much does Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement cost in Cedar Hill?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Cedar Hill. Our mechanics in Cedar Hill 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 Cedar Hill.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Suzuki SX4 $334 $246.25 $87.98 8% $364.50
2009 Chrysler 300 $146 $65.85 $79.99 15% $173.35
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty $177 $72.53 $103.98 16% $212.28
2009 Acura TSX $228 $147.65 $79.99 10% $255.15
2008 Cadillac DTS $305 $200.75 $103.98 10% $340.50
2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $465 $289.31 $175.97 11% $525.81

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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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