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Top Mechanics For Power Steering Repair & Replacements in Kent

5 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 15 years of experience

5 years experience as a qualified Renault technician 4 years experience as a qualified Honda and Mazda technician 5 years experience as a qualified Ford technician 3 years working for a multi franchise ...

416 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 7 years of experience

I started by studying my BTEC Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Repair & Advanced Technology at Mid Kent College. After gaining my qualifications I started helping out in the families wedding car business and that gr...

336 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Kent, 20 years of experience

Roadside Mobile Mechanics was set-up in 2018 as a new business by owner Joe Turley. Prior to this business, Joe has over 20 years mechanical experience working in both independent & main dealer garages as we...

78 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 15 years of experience

10+ years working at a DAF main dealer carrying out all aspects of repairs and breakdown services. 5 years self employed repairing and maintaining cars, vans and HGV's, from engine and gearbox rebuilds to ...

OLIVIA, London 25th October 2021

BMW 1 Series • Additional work following previous booking

164 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 10 years of experience

I began my mechanical career with Vauxhall where I completed my apprenticeship and worked over the course of 8 years before I went into the family business with my father back in the 90s, named MC Son Autos....

105 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 25 years of experience

I have worked in the mechanics field for 25 years and still working in this field. I have experience on various makes and models of cars trucks heavy plant equipment. I always enjoyed working as a mobil...

Sms

1150 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

60 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 16 years of experience

I joined the army in 2002 as a tank driver. I carried out my level 1 and 2 NVQ in motor mechanics where I worked on all different types of vehicles from tanks car’s, Land Rover, lorry’s and tractors. When I ...

989 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 30 years of experience

Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...

26 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 42 years of experience

Hello, my name is Marc Roberts, I am a qualified mechanic with decades of experience. As soon as I left school I have been working with cars. There is nothing I know better than cars. I have my own garage...

41 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 11 years of experience

I started in the industry about 11 years ago. I did my apprenticeship with an independent garage and stayed there for about 6 years. I passed my level 1, 2 and 3 NVQ and received the level 3 apprentice of th...

119 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 14 years of experience

I began my career with my apprenticeship through BMW and worked there for over 9 years. I moved to work with Mercedes Benz for a few years after this. Through working in both these top brands I also have exp...

23 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 25 years of experience

Professional Car Services Since 2008 At W&M MOTORS we pride ourselves on having a team of professional and friendly mechanics who can service any car make or model. We have been in business since 2008 b...

175 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Kent, 25 years of experience

Mobile mechanic service in the TW area and covers 5 mile radius Works on all makes and models

159 Reviews

Garage serving Kent, 40 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship with Blox Services in London and subsequetly spent 13 years there before the business closed down. My move after Blox Services was to a well known security company called Securi...

Frequently asked questions about power steering repair & replacements in Kent

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

What does a power steering pump replacement in Kent 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 Kent?

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 Kent?

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 Kent?

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 Kent garages offer home collection and delivery for power steering repair?

Yes, many garages in Kent 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 Kent.

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

Yes, Kent 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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