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Recent Power Steering Repair Mechanic Reviews in London


14 Reviews

Marshall Auto Care

Garage in London, 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...


8th July 2022

PETER, London

Volkswagen Golf • Glow plug cylinder 1 replacement


14 Reviews

Top Cars Center Ltd

Garage in London, 25 years of experience

Professional Car Services Since 2008 At Top Cars Center 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 20...


30th March 2022

BAGRYANA, LONDON

Mercedes-Benz B-Class • MOT with collection & delivery


616 Reviews

M PRO DIAGNOSTICS

Garage in London, 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...



3 Reviews

Tt1 Tyres

Garage in London, 30 years of experience

Our company has been established for 30 years in North London and was formerly known as Town Tyres until 2008 when we were re branded into TT1 car care centre. We pride ourselves on our quality and standards...



41 Reviews

Torque Is Cheap

Mobile mechanic serving London, 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...



11 Reviews

Car-Inspection

Mobile mechanic serving London, 35 years of experience

In1978 I finished my degree in mechanical engineering and then worked alongside my friends family. Worked for many years with Audi before I decided to work for myself, so recently I have began my own indepen...


22nd July 2015

PLEWA, UPMINSTER

Peugeot 206 • Diagnostic Inspection


538 Reviews


164 Reviews

Mc Son Autos

Mobile mechanic serving London, 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....


29th July 2016

TANYA, TADWORTH

Honda Accord • Diagnostic Inspection


930 Reviews

Sms

Garage serving London, 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...



58 Reviews

ABAUTOMOTIVE LTD

Garage serving London, 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 ...


29th October 2020

STUART, Brighton

Volvo V40 • Replacement of serpentine belt

Want to learn more about Power Steering repairs in London?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a power steering pump do?

The power steering pump is either an electric motor pump or a mechanically driven pump that pressurises the hydraulic fluid for the power assisted steering rack.

What does a power steering pump replacement 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

Can I do a power steering repair myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a power steering repair 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.

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?

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.

How often should I replace the power steering pump?

The power steering pump will most likely not require replacing during the lifetime of a vehicle. Whilst it is a unit that is in constant use, they are relatively robust parts. As the unit is fundamental to having control of a vehicle, especially at low speeds, its operation is critical and therefore as soon as it has been confirmed that the pump needs to be replaced it needs to be done.

Can you drive with broken power steering?

If you experience any untoward characteristics in your steering, or if you suspect there is any issue with the power steering or there are concerns about its condition, book a diagnostic inspection immediately and do not drive the vehicle. 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.

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?

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.

Can a power steering line be repaired?

It is recommended power steering fluid line or pipe are replaced, it is often easier and less expensive to simply replace the entire line than to carry out an inadequate (and potentially dangerous) repair. Also, it should be worth noting that a power steering fluid line repair is often a temporary fix and will need to be replaced at some point in the future anyway.

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

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

What causes electric power steering failure?

Causes of electric power steering failure include:

  • Loss of power to the system
  • A problem with the steering rack or motor
  • A failure of the electronic control unit

Can a power steering rack be repaired?

Yes, a steering rack can be repaired but it is often cheaper to replace the part. Sometimes the mechanic will suggest replacing just a part of the steering rack when the damage is minimal and can be repaired easily.

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

Yes, many garages in London 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 London.

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

Yes, London 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.

How much does a Power Steering repair cost in London?

The average cost of a Power Steering repair in London is on average between £386 and £536. Ultimately the cost for a Power Steering repair in London depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in London. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include PAS fluid (top-up), Power steering pump, Power steering pump and/or Power steering high pressure hose. We have quotes for the top 48 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£304 £264 - £630 Get exact price

Audi

£495 £456 - £976 Get exact price

Bentley

£368 £567 - £571 Get exact price

BMW

£456 £420 - £825 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£370 £411 - £604 Get exact price

Chrysler

£508 £463 - £955 Get exact price

Citroen

£538 £452 - £1,020 Get exact price

Dacia

£222 £255 - £407 Get exact price

Daewoo

£293 £418 - £418 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£363 £433 - £572 Get exact price

Daimler

£480 £636 - £636 Get exact price

Dodge

£562 £653 - £824 Get exact price

Fiat

£424 £453 - £699 Get exact price

Ford

£440 £407 - £819 Get exact price

Honda

£429 £457 - £696 Get exact price

Hyundai

£339 £363 - £588 Get exact price

Infiniti

£449 £610 - £610 Get exact price

Isuzu

£405 £517 - £555 Get exact price

Iveco

£543 £678 - £752 Get exact price

Jaguar

£361 £441 - £629 Get exact price

Jeep

£333 £411 - £518 Get exact price

Kia

£357 £265 - £725 Get exact price

Land Rover

£517 £465 - £1,006 Get exact price

LDV

£388 £428 - £610 Get exact price

Lexus

£535 £640 - £783 Get exact price

Maserati

£495 £681 - £681 Get exact price

Mazda

£491 £495 - £832 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£530 £507 - £964 Get exact price

MG

£512 £517 - £1,018 Get exact price

MINI

£600 £572 - £988 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£555 £552 - £912 Get exact price

Nissan

£405 £464 - £668 Get exact price

Peugeot

£569 £486 - £1,059 Get exact price

Peugeot Talbot

£434 £633 - £633 Get exact price

Porsche

£551 £655 - £1,125 Get exact price

Proton

£403 £503 - £583 Get exact price

Renault

£339 £383 - £625 Get exact price

Rover

£464 £471 - £871 Get exact price

Saab

£594 £456 - £1,113 Get exact price

SEAT

£704 £685 - £1,182 Get exact price

Skoda

£590 £556 - £1,046 Get exact price

Smart

£494 £608 - £703 Get exact price

Subaru

£387 £368 - £655 Get exact price

Suzuki

£385 £445 - £611 Get exact price

Toyota

£396 £426 - £684 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£582 £507 - £1,071 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£462 £465 - £818 Get exact price

Volvo

£539 £498 - £972 Get exact price

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  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a power steering repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on 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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Recent Power Steering repair quotes in London

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£355.05

Power steering pump replacement

Ford Fiesta
Tooting
£325.48

Power steering high pressure hose replacement

Volvo XC90
Thames Ditton
£331.85

Power steering high pressure hose replacement

Vauxhall Astra
Wandsworth
£551.02

Power steering pump replacement

Audi A5
London