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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

548

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Kenneth

19 years of experience
509 reviews
Kenneth
19 years of experience
Kenneth is come through again for me on my Lexus RX330. I have 200k miles on it and Kenneth keeps my vehicle running strong.
Kenneth was great

Brandon

17 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
17 years of experience
Brandon is very knowledgeable, meticulous and courteous mechanic. I would like to have his help on other future jobs.

Edward

41 years of experience
64 reviews
Edward
41 years of experience
Ed is a terrific mechanic- fast, friendly, trustworthy, and punctual! He is very knowledgeable and took the time to explain the repairs to me as well as offer advise on other issues I have been having with my vehicle. In the last year I have gone to several repair shops, and this is the first time I feel confident that my vehicle is safe to drive. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.

Shaun

29 years of experience
38 reviews
Shaun
29 years of experience
Shaun went the extra mile to ensure my car was fixed correctly. Like any work on a 15 year old vehicle, the job did not go as smoothly as anticipated. But Shaun did not rush the job and I am more than satisfied.

Milenko

16 years of experience
87 reviews
Milenko
16 years of experience
Very knowledgeable. Great job. Very friendly.

Joel

20 years of experience
758 reviews
Joel
20 years of experience
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.

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience

Jose

16 years of experience
154 reviews
Jose
16 years of experience
Jose arrived earlier than schedule. Was very courtesy and understood the problem like it was his car. Was able to fix the problem quickly..

Peter

24 years of experience
246 reviews
Peter
24 years of experience
Great experience. Will request Peter again!

Eric

13 years of experience
60 reviews
Eric
13 years of experience
Eric was a great Mechanic. I will definitely want to use his services again for all my car needs.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt $368 $288.17 $79.99 6% $395.67
2012 Chevrolet Express 3500 $170 $90.47 $79.99 13% $197.97
2014 Toyota Tundra $566 $462.01 $103.98 5% $601.76
2010 Lincoln MKT $342 $126.14 $215.97 17% $416.39
2009 Mercedes-Benz C230 $569 $329.41 $239.97 12% $651.91
2014 Audi S7 $359 $255.21 $103.98 9% $394.96

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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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