Steering Rack Replacement Cost for Volkswagen Passat TDI

Steering Rack Replacement Estimate (National Average)

Validated estimate range for national average.

The average cost for a Steering Rack Replacement is between $821 and $1707. Labor costs are estimated between $316 and $400 while parts are priced between $505 and $1307. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

Parts & Labor Breakdown
Labor: $316 - $400
Parts: $505 - $1307
Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Best Practices

A four-wheel alignment should be performed after replacing the Volkswagen Passat TDI steering rack.

The shop should flush the power steering system when replacing the power steering rack.

Common Symptoms

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.

Common Misdiagnoses

Problems with the Volkswagen Passat TDI 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.

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