Save money: Instantly compare Power Steering Repairs prices in Haringey to find the best deal.
Save time: Find and book the best Power Steering Repairs deal quickly and easily with our online booking tool. No upfront registration required!
Quick and easy: Simply enter the registration number of your car and your post code, compare prices, choose a local garage in Haringey and book your Power Steering Repairs.
No payment required: You won’t pay a penny until all of the work is complete.
Speak to an expert mechanic: If you need to speak to a mechanic about Power Steering Repairs, call one of our experts today on 03304 004439.
Great service and MOT
"Great communication and advice on advisories."
"Great service, excellent value and would highly recommend."
"Never had my car picked up and dropped off before! Very helpful and great, friendly service."
I'll be back!
"Good service and MOT, easy to get to, friendly staff. Have used a couple of Volvo garages in London and so far this is the best one I have found. Feels more like your 'local garage' which for me is a good thing."
"Fast & affordable. Would highly recommend."
"Had a major service done and im very happy with the job they did, even collected and dropped of my car back to me"
"They offer a very persoanlalised service to meet your needs"
"Fantastic service, really friendly, helpful and professional. I would strongly recommend!"
"The work was carried out over 2 days and the car returned in a clean condition. I have not had any problems with the running of the car since the work was carried out."
Power Assisted Steering, or ‘PAS' as it is also known, is a mechanism that helps you to steer your car. In most vehicles, the PAS relies on a hydraulic system to aid turning the vehicle's wheels. If you have ever driven a car with no Power Steering you will have most certainly noticed the difference between having PAS and not. Power Steering used to be a luxury in certain vehicles, but nowadays it is almost standard in every type of vehicle.
In the early days of the automotive industry, power-assisted steering was a luxury and was only available in high-end vehicles. Most new cars now have it as standard. That’s because they’ve become heavier, with wider tyres and front wheel drive, and would be extremely difficult to drive without PAS. This makes a car not only more pleasant to drive, but safer to drive too.
There are two types of hydraulic power-assisted steering: rack & pinion and the recirculating ball. Rack & pinion is the most common. The recirculating ball is far less common and only really exists in vans and trucks. Both have high-pressure hoses that connect the steering rack to the two sides of the centre seal. One hose sends hydraulic fluid from the power-steering pump to the steering mechanism, while the other directs fluid back to the pump. When turned left or right, the steering wheel’s steering mechanism allows the hydraulic fluid to pass to respective side of the steering rack, pushing the seal and rack in the necessary direction.
Electric power-assisted steering is fully electric. The wheels of the car receive direct assistance from an electric motor which is mounted on either the steering rack or steering column or directly to the steering rack. Sensors decide how much assistance to apply at any time.
When hydraulic fluid lubricates and seals the power-steering pump and hoses to prevent corrosion it can leak or gradually become less effective, making it harder to turn the steering wheel. Typically, a mechanic will check hydraulic fluid levels during an annual service.
If the electric motor fails, power-assisted steering will stop working, so the motor would need replacing. As with any electrical system, software problems can occur, necessitating an update.
The London Borough of Haringey is an exciting and community minded London Borough which is sometimes described as part of Inner London and sometimes as part of Outer London. It has a very varied demographic, with areas of high prosperity and extreme poverty. The wealthy zones of Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End contrast dramatically with areas in the east of the borough which are some of the most deprived in the UK.
Find a garage
Browse from hundreds of trusted garages in your local area, with honest user-submitted reviews.
Get a fixed price quote
Choose what work you want done and when, with up to date availability and a fixed price
Book online 24/7, with no payment requred, and receive immediate confirmation by email