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Top Mechanics For Power Steering Repair & Replacements in Northamptonshire

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Northamptonshire, 7 years of experience

If you require car services such as advanced professional car diagnostics, electrical repairs, dash cam installation, cambelt replacement, clutch replacement, tire puncture repairs, jump-start assistance, or...

233 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Northamptonshire, 10 years of experience

Hi I’m Michal. I've been doing cars for about 10 years specifically for Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician last 2.5 years. Had lots of training in recent VW group technology so that’...

22 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 15 years of experience

Jaguar Landrover SVO Jaguar Landrover Classics Independent garage

176 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Northamptonshire, 23 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at an independent garage in nottinghamshire and spent 4 great years here from 2001-2005 learning my trade and very quickly i was carrying out work varying from general servicing...

540 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 20 years of experience

I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...

286 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 20 years of experience

We are a small family run business and understand how important it is for you to have a safe vehicle for you to travel to work, school and for personal reasons. We can come to you at home or work at a time ...

172 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Northamptonshire, 18 years of experience

Mobile vehicle services across a wide range of vehicles. 18 years experience in the trade and main dealer experience. Everything from brakes and servicing to clutches and vehicle diagnostics

43 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 10 years of experience

Sandicliffe ford 2014 - 2018 Noble automotive 2018 - 2019 Listers Volkswagen 2021 - 2022 Self employed mobile mechanic 2022 - present day

1132 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 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 ...

2 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 20 years of experience

We May not have the horse and shinning armour, but Fuel-Drain roadside rescue and repair is the best company to come to your rescue. Our roadside rescue and repair service can fix minor issues at the roadsi...

118 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 20 years of experience

After qualifying with a distinction in Mechanical Engineering from Oxford College, I have worked in various workshops over the past 20 years gaining a wealth of experience and knowledge. This included workin...

159 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 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...

Sms

1150 Reviews

Garage serving Northamptonshire, 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...

490 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 20 years of experience

I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...

52 Reviews

Garage in Nazeing, 12 years of experience

Started in fast fit with Kwik-Fit and worked there for around 6 years. I took up the opportunity to work within the Army as a mechanic and had 7 great years service before leaving. I set-up Trewmen Autos in ...

Frequently asked questions about power steering repair & replacements in Northamptonshire

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

What does a power steering pump replacement in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire?

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 Northamptonshire?

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 Northamptonshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire.

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

Yes, Northamptonshire 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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