why cant i replace only one thing on this area if the flouid spirts out of the pressure cap after the car turns off and the price i got for this was 558.04 for parts and772.20 for labor and cant i fix it myself?? and start with the cheapest part
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2003 Ford Taurus Question: do you have to replace rack and pinion pump and pressure line if you loose power
Answer #1ebans777 November 09, 2012, 08:18Journeyman
if you never done this before i would let a repair shop do it
Answer #2your.mechanic November 09, 2012, 08:52Master
If there is no power and you are losing pressure from the pump...you need another pump.
ziptie12 November 12, 2012, 19:00Master
Do you have a full set of metric box wrenches (long & short) , crows foot wrenches , line wrenches, jack and jack stands , air compressor 1/2 &3/8 drive air tools drain pan, alignment rack screwdrivers channel locks, torx (internal& external) and a pressure guage with adapters and any other random item I'm missing ? then yes you CAN do it yourself! From your description you need a steering rack fluid spurting out of the reservoir is only the symptom , not the CAUSE. Good luck!!