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2003 Buick Century Question: power steering rack leak

 

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Visitor, Laramie, WY, March 29, 2010, 17:07

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?"

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, March 29, 2010, 18:16
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    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

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    mastertech6371 March 30, 2010, 16:45
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    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

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