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

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YourMechanic Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

536

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Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Rey was extremely freindly and very professional in fixing my car. He even suggested some fixes that I needed to do, such as transmission oil exchange and spark plug maintenance. I am very happy with his work
It took 3 appointments date with other mechanic. 1st appointment was canceled for part damage. 2nd one the engine was too hot to work on the car. Finally ray made it on the third attempt ,little late because of the traffic,but he kept me informed and he was genuinely apologetic. He was professional, did the job in the heat with a smile.

Richard

11 years of experience
600 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Diagnosed the issue with 10 minutes of arrival and promptly communicated what was needed to the main office and returned today to fix and even showed me the faulty part
Ohhh Richard was straight forward, respectful, and did timely manner work.

Lucas

19 years of experience
841 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
Got me going again. All is well and good.

Peter

41 years of experience
1247 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Excellent Work

Bounchanh

15 years of experience
5 reviews
Bounchanh
15 years of experience
On time. Got the job done right! I highly recommend B ( his nickname)!

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
842 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Great experience! Jeffery was professional and so knowledgeable. He explained each aspect to me and gave tips on how to get the truck running better. So happy with the service and will be using again!

Raul

32 years of experience
285 reviews
Raul
32 years of experience

Alexander

10 years of experience
54 reviews
Alexander
10 years of experience
If you hire Budd, you will not regret it. Budd was courteous and professional. He went above and beyond for me by getting a part that we did not already have to fix the issue. Budd had me confident that he is trustworthy and would only make the necessary repairs. I highly recommend Budd.

Victor

9 years of experience
200 reviews
Victor
9 years of experience
Victor was fantastic !!! 

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Awesome first experience with Your Mechanic and Jonathan helping fix my jeep. Power steering hose and cv boot were repaired. He was flexible to work on the car while I was at work and, thankfully, fixed it same day. Gave me great advice and I look forward to booking him again in the future.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Toyota Highlander $294 $190.14 $103.98 10% $329.89
2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $187 $107.40 $79.99 12% $214.90
2014 Ram 1500 $182 $94.04 $87.98 14% $212.29
2014 BMW 550i xDrive $762 $441.94 $319.96 12% $871.94
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 $435 $267.45 $167.97 11% $493.20
2015 Jaguar XF $400 $280.15 $119.98 9% $441.40

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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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