I asked for routine 100,000 mile check. Was told that Power steering rack was leaking. I've never noticed any leak and never had to add fluid. The estimate to correct was $1230.00 (GM Goodwrench shop). Does this sound reasonable? if it a "leak" does it require replacement, or can it be "fixed?"
power steering rack leak on 2003 Buick Century
by Visitor in Laramie, WY on March 29, 2010
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on March 29, 2010
You can always ask for them to show you the leak, it is probably a small leak. You can look here for the normal estimate price for this repair: http://repairpal.com/estimator?car_type_id=3653
ANSWER by mastertech6371 on March 30, 2010
rack leaks require replacement of the unit. in the aftermarket, it runs around 600-700 for everything. shop around and you will find a more reasonable pricing. Roy
It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steer...
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