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Top Mechanics For Power Steering Repair & Replacements in Dorset

50 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Dorset, 9 years of experience

I have 9 years of experience in the auto repair industry. iv worked for a variety of garages for several years and have now decided to further pursue the mobile side of the industry. I can repair all makes &...

34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dorset, 15 years of experience

11 years in a specialist garage 5 years as a roadside technician for the AA. I have worked on all types of motor vehicle from electric, bikes, hgv, diesels and petrol. I am very technically minded and i...

112 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 12 years of experience

Wateridge services offering a totally mobile mechanic service Fully qualified and insured with years of experience Call/message for a no obligation quote

3 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 15 years of experience

AIP Motors, 15 years of experience in the industry previously worked for a few car dealerships across the UK. Now in charge of my own business.

1132 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 20 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

97 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dorset, 5 years of experience

Why visit a garage? when you can opt for the convenience of a mechanic that comes to you, whether at home or at work. The range of work carried out includes (but is not limited to) servicing, brakes, batteri...

140 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 15 years of experience

Starting my apprenticeship at Renault I then moved to a local independent garage where I spent 11 years building my mechanical knowledge. I then made the transition to self-employed were I offer a mobile ser...

291 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 19 years of experience

I began my career in Weybridge, Surrey for a number of garages picking up great experience to start me off before moving to the New Malden area for a number of years. Prior to setting-up my own business in 2...

169 Reviews

Garage in Fareham, 14 years of experience

Three years' work experience within a family run garage and eleven years' work experience as a freelance Mobile Mechanic in Fareham and surrounding areas.

3 Reviews

Garage in Dorset, 9 years of experience

Cameron Robinson MOT & Transport working alongside Wood Welding MOT & Service centre to provide you mobile maintenance and repairs along with workshop availability for both MOT and more advanced repairs.

11 Reviews

Garage in Dorset, 10 years of experience

We are a small business in the heart of Poole offering a friendly and reliable service that you can trust. Keeping your car regularly serviced and in a roadworthy condition is essential in reducing the likel...

44 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Dorset, 13 years of experience

I am an ex Porsche mechanic, I generally only do small jobs like brakes, diagnostics, sensors and servicing. I started at working on cars at 14 through my local college and went on to do my apprenticeship wi...

2 Reviews

Garage in Dorset, 7 years of experience

We offer several specialist services including DPF Cleaning, engine carbon cleaning, vehicle collection and delivery, breakdown recovery service, diagnostics servicing and maintenance of vehicles. Our bespok...

Frequently asked questions about power steering repair & replacements in Dorset

Read our answers to questions about power steering repair costs, symptoms and more.

What does a power steering pump replacement in Dorset involve?

Whilst there are variations between manufacturers, the basics are pretty similar.

The mechanic will;

  • Check the operation of the power steering pump if it needs to be replaced
  • Undo the power steering pipe unions attached to the pump
  • Drain the power steering fluid from the pump
  • Remove the power steering pump and replace it with the new unit
  • Put everything back together
  • Refill the PAS fluid and bleed the system
  • Start the car and test the steering

What are the symptoms of faulty power steering pump?

  • When power steering fluid is leaking from the pump unit.
  • The steering wheel is heavier to turn than normal.
  • When there is a squeaking or grinding noise from the unit when turning the wheel.

How long will a power steering repair take in Dorset?

On average, power steering repair times can range from 1 to over 2 hours with an average of 1.2 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on 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.

Is faulty power steering an MOT failure?

Yes, faulty power steering will normally result in an MOT failure. Since steering is a safety critical component, the MOT tester will inspect it for insecure placement, fractures, misalignment, leaks and even lack of power steering fluid.

Is a power steering pump expensive to replace?

A power steering pump replacement can range from £200-£700 to replace depending on the make and model of the vehicle. The exact price will depend on the level of work required and parts needed to fix the problem.

How much does it cost to replace the power steering pump in Dorset?

The cost to replace the power steering pump ranges from £200-£700. This price can change depending on the parts required for a specific make and model as well as labour rates of the area.

How much does it cost to replace a power steering rack in Dorset?

The cost to replace a power steering rack is on average about £700 to £900 including labour costs in the UK. The exact price depends on the make and model of the car, if it's an electric or hydraulic steering rack, as well as local labour costs.

How long does it take to replace a power steering hose?

It can take about 1-2 hours to replace a power steering hose, but can be longer if there additional repair needed with other associated car parts.

What are the symptoms of a bad steering rack?

The symptoms of a bad steering rack include:

  • A loose steering wheel
  • Steering wheel shakes
  • A squeaking noise when turning the wheel
  • Burning oil smell
  • A feeling of resistance when turning the wheel
  • Unstability on motorway or at higher speeds

Can Dorset garages offer home collection and delivery for power steering repair?

Yes, many garages in Dorset are able to offer collection and delivery for a power steering repair. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a power steering repair in Dorset.

Can Dorset mobile mechanics do power steering repair at my home or office?

Yes, Dorset mobile mechanics can do a power steering repair at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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