Top Mechanics For Volkswagen Power Steering Repair & Replacements
Garage in SittingBourne , 10 years of experience
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PAUL • 20th August 2022
Volkswagen Transporter • Power steering pump replacement
Garage in Stevenage , 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...
I have no hesitation in recommending Jason to anyone requiring a mechanic.”
KARRYN • 7th July 2022
Garage in Wrexham, 25 years of experience
AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...
Garage in Horton, 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...
STEVE • 30th April 2020
Volkswagen Transporter • Power steering pump replacement
Mobile mechanic in Welling, 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...
Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 40 years of experience
I have been in the trade since 1973, and I started completing my apprenticeship with a British Leyland dealer and spent 5 years there before moving to an independent garage in East Banstead for 27 years, I w...
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...
Garage in Woking, 12 years of experience
I started my career with Kwik-Fit when I was 16 for a number of years understanding the trade. I moved to work for a few independent garages for around 4 years before working with Vauxhall for 3 years and su...
Garage in London, 14 years of experience
Looking for a reliable, trustworthy garage? Then you've come to the right place Blenheim Motors Ltd is an independent company, established in 2005 in London SE15. We are located in Peckham and serve all t...
JO • 24th March 2023
Vauxhall Corsa • Radiator replacement
Garage in Surrey, 7 years of experience
Based in South London. Full Diagnostic, programming, coding, servicing, repairs on all makes. <a href='https://www.clickmechanic.com/' title='ClickMechanic'><img width='250' src='https://badges.clickme...
Mot and full serviced carried out and feedback given and happy with outcome.”
JANINNE • 24th March 2023
SEAT Ibiza • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Luton , 8 years of experience
Qualified mobile mechanic with 8 years of experience working on various makes and models of cars. Specialising in VW/Audi brand
JAMIE • 24th March 2023
Mazda Mazda2 • Fan belt replacement
Garage in Biggleswade, 18 years of experience
Mechanic Custom exhaust fabricator Vehicle tuning specialist Vehicle diagnostic specialist
Garage in Gainsborough, 14 years of experience
Mechanic of 14 years now set up on my own doing repairs at your chosen address and also doing roadside breakdowns.
Garage in Birmingham, 21 years of experience
I have over 2 decades of experience in the motor industry..
LUKE • 24th March 2023
Jaguar F-PACE • Basic Pre-purchase Inspection
Garage in Bedford, 30 years of experience
I started working on cars with my father (who is a elctro/mechanical engineer) at age 11. When I left school I did an apprenticeship with Ford and worked with Ford for six years. I then moved onto an indepen...
Very professional and helpful.
Car was finished within the time frame he gave me.
All parts that were changed were available to view.
Would definitely recommend him and will use him for any further works needed.”
RACHEL • 24th March 2023
Vauxhall Tigra • Clutch replacement
Frequently asked questions about Volkswagen power steering repair & replacements
Read our answers to questions about power steering repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a power steering pump replacement on my Volkswagen 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 a faulty Volkswagen 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 my Volkswagen?
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 on my Volkswagen?
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.
Is a power steering pump expensive to replace on Volkswagen?
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 on Volkswagen?
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 Volkswagen power steering lines 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 on Volkswagen?
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 on my Volkswagen?
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 Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen power steering racks 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 local garages offer home collection and delivery for Volkswagen power steering repair?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a power steering repair on your Volkswagen. 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 on your Volkswagen.
Can mobile mechanics do Volkswagen power steering repair at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a power steering repair at your home or office on your Volkswagen, 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 Volkswagen power steering repair cost?
The cost for a Volkswagen power steering repair depends on the model of your Volkswagen. See the averages for different models below. 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 26 model ranges for Volkswagen , Power Steering Repair.
|Volkswagen Amarok||£812||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Beetle||£342||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Bora||£365||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Caddy||£313||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Caddy Maxi||£330||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Sportline||£325||Get exact price|
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|Volkswagen Caravelle||£941||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Corrado||£338||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Crafter||£436||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Fox||£1000||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Golf||£372||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Golf Plus||£700||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Jetta||£250||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen LT||£311||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Lupo||£678||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Passat||£492||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Passat CC||£628||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Phaeton||£561||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Polo||£681||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Sharan||£340||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Touareg||£553||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Touran||£686||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Transporter||£536||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle||£400||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen up!||£636||Get exact price|
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 Volkswagen Power Steering repair quotes
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