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Hyundai Santa Fe • Additional work following previous booking

Some of the Car Steering jobs we offer

  • Camber angle check & adjust - front
  • Camber angle check & adjust - rear
  • Power steering fluid refresh
  • Power steering high pressure hose replacement
  • Power steering pump replacement
  • Steering column replacement
  • Steering rack gaiter replacement (driver side)
  • Steering rack gaiter replacement (passenger side)
  • Steering rack replacement
  • Track rod end replacement (driver side)
  • Track rod end replacement (passenger side)
  • Track rod replacement (driver side)
  • Track rod replacement (passenger side)
  • Wheel alignment

Frequently asked questions about car steering inspection, repair & replacements

Read our answers to questions about car steering inspection, repair & replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What is a steering fault diagnostic?

Steering is of course critical to a vehicle's use so any issues that arise with it are not only dangerous, they could be life threatening. ClickMechanic’s steering fault diagnostic is specially geared towards finding the causes of knocking, stiffness and general faults associated with the steering mechanism.

What does a steering fault diagnostic involve?

This very much depends on the characteristics of the fault and the components the vehicle has been built with.

The technician will go through the joints and mountings of the components, the tie rod components, the rack and the column etc.

With electronic power steering (EPS), the mechanic may also access the electronic control unit that manages it as well.

Can I fix a steering fault myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend work on the car steering is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

How long does it take to replace a steering rack?

The time it will take to check & fix a problem with the car steering will take will depend on the type of job needed and a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Can I still drive with a steering issue?

If you experience any untoward characteristics in your steering, or if you suspect there is any issue with the steering or there are concerns about its condition, book a diagnostic inspection immediately and do not drive the vehicle. The steering is obviously critical to a vehicle's use so any issues that arise with it are not only dangerous, they could be life threatening.

Can a steering rack be repaired?

If the steering rack is faulty it is generally not repaired but replaced. The mechanic will replace the old unity with a new one.

Can you drive a car when the power steering goes out?

If the power steering starts to fail, the steering wheel will be heavier to turn than normal, if it fails completely you may find it very hard to turn the wheel. Hence, it is not advisable to drive with faulty power steering. If you suspect an issue with the power steering or that it has stopped working it's very important to book an inspection with a mechanic with immediate effect to get it checked.

How much does it cost to change a steering rack?

Cost for a steering rack replacement is on average £485, with pricing ranging from around £320 to £750. Ultimately, cost depends on your location, car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement.

Can you drive with a bad steering rack?

If the steering rack is compromised due to wear it can be dangerous to drive as you may lose the ability to steer as normal and may lose control over the vehicle. Obviously this is safety hazard, it is recommended to book a diagnostic inspection with a mechanic and to not drive the vehicle if you suspect any issue with the steering.

What are the symptoms of a car steering issue?

Common symptoms that will show there is a steering issue on a car can be as follows:

  • Difficulty in turning the steering wheel
  • Vibrations from the steering wheel
  • Grinding noise when turning the steering wheel
  • Excessive play or looseness in the steering wheel
  • Power steering fluid leak
  • Discoloured or bad power steering fluid
  • Vehicle pulls to one side

Is a problem with a car's steering an MOT failure?

Yes, a steering problem can lead an MOT failure. There is a large number of points related to steering on which your car can fail. For example a major issue may be recorded if parts are defective, excessively worn or if 'excessive roughness in operation of steering' is identified, or indeed if the steering rack has a leak.

How much does it cost to fix a steering issue?

Cost for a steering fault diagnostic is on average £65. Ultimately, the cost of a steering fault diagnostic depends on your car and your location. Find out what you could save by having a steering fault diagnostic carried out by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page to get a quote.

Check out the ClickMechanic price for a car steering inspection, repair & replacement. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include PAS fluid (top-up), PAS fluid (top-up), Track rod (driver side), Track rod (passenger side), Track rod end joint (driver side), Track rod end joint (passenger side), Steering rack gaiter (driver side), Steering rack gaiter (passenger side), Power steering pump, Steering column and/or Steering rack/box.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a car steering inspection, repair & replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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