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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.

Name Average Cost
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
Volkswagen Caddy Sportline £325 Get exact price
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 average repair costs, such as the above results for a power steering repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average 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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