The average cost for a Steering Rack Replacement is between $1455 and $1762. Labor costs are estimated between $255 and $322 while parts are priced between $1200 and $1440. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Steering Rack Replacement Cost for Mazda RX-8
Steering Rack Replacement Estimate (National Average)
A four-wheel alignment should be performed after replacing the Mazda RX-8 steering rack.
The shop should flush the power steering system when replacing the power steering rack.
A failing steering rack may clunk when turning or when going over bumps.
Turning easily in one direction, but with difficulty in the other, is an indication of a problem with the steering rack.
Problems with the Mazda RX-8 power steering control module (where applicable) can imitate problems with the steering rack. Be sure that the problem has been properly diagnosed before replacing an expensive steering rack.