Question: What Happens When Your Rack And Pinion Goes Out

1992 Ford Mustang Power Steering Rack And Pinion, Adjustability

All of my other components are fine but the rack it self seems to be worn/defective since both tie rods coming out of rack move independently of each other ,like half inch worth at tires ,is there any adjusyments like the rack yoke plug, would this tighten it up or do I just need to replace the rack all together? ...

Manual Rack And Pinion Question

I have a 1993 Honda Civic and I would like to remove all the power-steering components(pump, belts, hoses) and put on a manual rack and pinion. IS THIS POSSIBLE? CAN IT BE DONE? HAVE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW DONE THIS? ...

How Much Does It Cost To Replace Rack In Pinion On Taurus 99

There is a play in the front wheels, the car vibrates heavily, especialy with the brakes applied. Rotors were replaced. Got even worse. The mechanic said it is rack in pinion and the job will cost me $650.00. Does that sound about right? ...

How Do U Know Your Rack And Pinion Is Bad

I have a '97 Honda Accord and i was told to replace my rack and Pinion. How do i know its actually going bad because as of right now, the car steers fine. Also, what is the Steering gear? I was also asked to replace this component and i stopped by Autozone to enquire about the cost but i was told that my car would not have one as it is automatic. Whom do i believe? ...

I Need To Replace My Rack And Pinion System But Can I Get Larger Rims First.

I need to have my rack and pinion system replaced with new outer tie rods on my front two wheels. But I already purchased new wheels that will require my car to be raised at least an inch with coil spacers. But will I be able to do this before the replacement? ...

Will A Mustang 2 Rack And Pinion Fit In A 61 Ford Ranchero

I have a 61 ranchero with a 5.0 efi engine in it and i was going to put a mustang 2 rack and pinion in it and i got to thinking. i started looking at pictures and it looks like the rack and pinion is mounted in front of the tires which in my understanding would make the wheels turn the opposite of my ranchero. the stock steering components are mounted behind the front tires. i would just modify the parts ...

Warranty Company Refused Car Repairs. What To Do

One of my good friends purchased a used vehicle with an Extended Warranty called the "Liberty Service Contract" through Eagle Warranty Company. ((A sample of this contract is visible online on their homepage)) Shortly there-after, he had an issue with the vehicle. After going to an auto mechanic, he was informed it was the Rack and Pinion causing the issue. Seeing that Rack and Pinion Repairs were covered under this contract ...

Anyone Successful In Having A Rack And Pinion Repair Done On A 1996 Intrepid

My rack and pinion has come apart three times on my car and now it's in need of a fourth repair. This component on four six cylinder cars produced between 1993-2000 has undergone three manufacturer re-calls. I'm now having major problems with my power steering line connected to this component and the bottom line is that I need to have the rack and pinion repaired properly. Has anyone EVER had a successful repair done to any daimeler-crystler six ...

How Can You Sue A Mechanic For Defrauding A Customer

I had a new rack and pinion put in my car about 2 weeks ago. The work he did was so bad that I had to have another $200 of work done today by another mechanic to repair damage to my exhaust system caused by negligence. I know that you can sue in small claims court for small amounts under $3000 for almost anything. The bad mechanic charged me close to $700 for the rack and pinion. ...

If Steering Wheel Does A Full 360 But Tires Dont Move Is It The Rack And Pinion Or The Tie Rod

My wheel would click any time i made a turn then i was driving one day went to turn but tires didn't move just the steering wheel i turned the steering wheel back and it connected it self to what ever came lose and i made it home.The next day the cars wheels wont move at all and steering wheel does a full 360. WHAT is the problem rack and pin or tie rod. and has any won ever had ...