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

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YourMechanic Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

538

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Clifton

28 years of experience
197 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.

Brian

20 years of experience
132 reviews
Brian
20 years of experience
It was a pleasure working with Brian. 2nd time working with him and it was a pleasure.

Jera

14 years of experience
9 reviews
Jera
14 years of experience

Robert

15 years of experience
71 reviews
Robert
15 years of experience
Very timely, effective and explained what he was doing.

Michael

46 years of experience
124 reviews
Michael
46 years of experience
Great guy. Really knows his cars!

Jacob

13 years of experience
74 reviews
Jacob
13 years of experience
Great experience with Jacob...very helpful and courteous.

Jordan

7 years of experience
59 reviews
Jordan
7 years of experience
Very good

Doug

32 years of experience
139 reviews
Doug
32 years of experience
Doug was friendly quick and he got the job done.

Nicholas

9 years of experience
303 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
Nicholas was on time, very communicative and educational about the needs of our vehicle. He worked diligently and wrapped up as promised. He is someone who really values the quality of his work. We would like to now keep him as our preferred "MyMechanic" mechanic. Thank you.

Erick

8 years of experience
182 reviews
Erick
8 years of experience


How much does Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement cost in Montgomery Village?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Dodge Caravan $156 $75.75 $79.99 15% $183.25
2013 Chevrolet Malibu $188 $108.37 $79.99 12% $215.87
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis $218 $89.86 $127.98 16% $261.86
2009 Infiniti QX56 $402 $241.67 $159.98 12% $456.67
2012 Mercedes-Benz C350 $604 $235.96 $367.95 17% $730.46
2010 Maserati GranTurismo $633 $529.27 $103.98 5% $669.02

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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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