Steering Gearbox Replacement Cost

$683   to   $1150
Labor: $206 - $262
Parts: $477 - $888
The average cost for a steering gearbox replacement is between $683 to $1150. Labor costs are estimated between $206 to $262 while parts are priced between $477 to $888. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

When replacing a steering gearbox, we recommend using a factory replacement unit. Be sure to verify that the timing and gear ratios are an exact match to the old gearbox.

 

During any steering gearbox replacement, be sure to inspect all of the steering linkage for excessive play and replace as needed.

If the steering gearbox is power assisted, be sure to flush out the system to remove any dirty fluid and debris. On European vehicles, replace the steering fluid reservoir because it contains a filter that gets clogged after 60,000 miles.

When a steering gearbox is failing, the steering effort may increase or become jerky and uneven. The steering linkage may feel loose, have excessive play, and the gearbox may leak fluid from the steering shaft shaft seals or cracks in the steering gearbox itself.

Sometimes broken or missing steering gearbox mounting bolts, or loose, worn out steering linkage and/or a cracked frame near the steering gearbox can be confused with the symptoms of a failing steering gearbox.

This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
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