How much does it usually cost to fix a power steering leak?
The average cost to repair a leak on a steering rack and pinion assembly will most likely fall somewhere between $500 to $1000.
This is a lot more expensive than other parts of the power steering system since you need to completely overhaul the steering rack and pinion.
Where would power steering fluid leak from?
Another common location for a leak is in the hoses or tubing that carry the power steering fluid from the pump to your steering gear or rack. Where a rubber hose transitions to a hard line or where a hard line screws into the rack or pump are the most common.
How do you fix a power steering leak?
To seal the leak, pick up BlueDevil Power Steering Leak Stop and add 1/3 of the bottle to the power steering reservoir and top off with the proper type of fluid. It may require a day or two of driving, but BlueDevil will stop your power steering leak quickly and permanently guaranteed!
How do I check for a power steering leak?
Ideally if a helper turns the wheel, you can observe the steering pump assembly. Look for any bubbling fluid coming from a line, from the reservoir or the pump itself where the pulley attaches to the power steering pump’s spindle. If there is a leak, you should see seeping fluid.