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OK I have a 1990 Ford f150 4x4 5.0/302 it surges while driving at cruise? It also leaks power steering fluid and it seals so it should be replaced how much would it cost?

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1990 you sure its classed as a classic in the UK ,well the surging could be anything from the fuel pressure to a coil pack but the price of the seals on the power steering i couldnt even guess without a good look first

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SOURCE: power steering fluid leek on 89 honda accord

Should not be too hard. I have not done one on an 1986 model but I have on a 1983. The principle will be the same.

  • You need to drain the fluid.
  • Disconnect all the pump hoses.
  • Release the pump pivot and adjustment bolts and remove the pump from the vehicle.
Replacement is the reversal of the removal operation.
  • Tighten all the bolts.
  • Adjust the drive belt tension.
  • Fill and bleed the system.
Following the above procedure should get the job done. Take your time doing the job and double check your work at the end of the job. Check for any fluid leeks from the system.

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SOURCE: Rear Main Seal leak on 1996 toyota camry, 6 cyl sedan automomatic

Rear main crank seals are very difficult and time consuming to replace. The seal doesn't cost that much - it is the labor/tiime it takes because --- you've got to take the whole car apart --- that is both
front CV joints have to come out -- then the tranny has to come out - I have a 1996 Camry and it has an irritating rear main seal at 147,000 miles and I have not had it fixed because the shops tell me it will cost around $650 to $800 for them to do it --- $1200 is pretty excessive for that job!

Your power rack and steering is not so hard -- most shops in this area would charge $650 max for that job including the price of the new rack and pinion. Pretty easy job -- half the cost is labor - the other is for parts.

Any more questions --- reply to manuel.conde@motivaent.com

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Bob, yes you can adjust the steering box with out problem.

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check lines and pump make sure its not overfilled.

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SOURCE: severe leak in rack and pinion-dumping steering fluid

Have you ruled out a leaking hose or hose connection? If so, to replace a rack system on most cars is an expensive repair. The labor rate can be from 70-125 an hour depending on the shops rate, then this is calculated to the over-all time they say will take to complete the job, usually 2.5 hours possibly a little longer and the rack system is about $185.00 -200.00 dollars.

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