Direct replacement – matches and performs like the original equipment on specific vehicles
Reliable fit – precision-engineered to match the design and dimensions of original components
Durable construction – produced to strict standards using sturdy, safe materials
Rigorously tested – thorough quality control measures ensure longevity
The rack and pinion power steering differs slightly from the manual rack and pinion steering. Area of the rack contains a cylinder with a piston in the centre. The piston is connected to the rack. There are two fluid ports, one on either side of the piston. A torsion bar directs the rotary valve which is connected to the tyre. When the steering wheel is not being switched, power steering fluid is definitely directed around the rotary valve and out to the reservoir. The pressure is the same on both sides of the piston. As the steering wheel is turned, the torsion bar twists and rotates the rotary valve. The valve blocks the slot to the reservoir, and Rack Pinion Steering liquid now flows through an opening to one part of the steering gear. Simultaneously the other part of the cylinder can be vented to the reservoir. With fluid pressure to one side of the piston and non-e to the other, the piston moves which in turn moves the rack and causes the tires to turn. When the steering wheel is usually released the rotary valve returns to neutral, pressure equalizes and the turning of the tires stops. The power steering pump is made to provide adequate circulation when the engine is certainly idling. Because of this, the energy steering pump moves much more fluid than necessary when the engine is definitely running at quicker speeds. The energy steering pump contains a pres-sure relief valve to make sure that the pressure does not get too much at faster engine speeds when so much power steering liquid is being pumped.
Raise the front wheels off the ground, and set the basic safety stands in place. Empty the reservoir of any contaminated power steering liquid. Disconnect the come back hose at the reservoir, and stick it into a clear plastic-type jug. Plug the return hose outlet at the reservoir. Fill the reservoir with the automobile manufacturer’s specified power steering fluid. Have a pal start the automobile, and operate it at idle. While the automobile is running keep the reservoir topped up. Do NOT operate the reservoir dry. Turn the tyre gradually from stop to stop. When the liquid flowing from the come back hose is clean, turn off the engine, and reconnect the return hose. Put in a bottle of power steering conditioner to the reservoir. Top up with power steering fluid to the correct level. Start the vehicle, and check for leaks. If the energy steering pump ‘whines’ or ‘growls,’ there is usually air captured in the sys-em.
Start the engine, and rotate the steering wheel from lock to lock about three or four 4 times. Center the tyre, and check the liquid level. If the liquid level hasn’t risen and there is no foaming present, the atmosphere has been removed. If the energy steering pump continues to be noisy, repeat the cycling process. If the issue returns after a day or two, properly examine the pressure hose. A deteriorated pressure hose can allow atmosphere to enter the system. Replace the pressure hose. Check the tire pressure, and lower the vehi-cle. Road test.
The steering system utilized in many contemporary cars is a rack and pinion steering system. The rack and pinion is comprised of multiple components including the universal joints, main and intermediate shafts, and at the center may be the steering rack or gearbox. However, every once in awhile, the steering rack or gearbox will degrade. Quick and efficient provider to correct this important component can mean the difference between a inconvenience and a significant mechanical overhaul.
New Oil and Lip Seals installed to ensure quality performance
New Teflon rings installed upon spoon valves to restore internal sealing of rack and pinion.
Racks are finished with proper surface to prevent leaking and to prolong life.
New Inner tie rods installed
Hydraulically Tested to make sure Internal By-Pass for Both High and Low Pressures
This rack and pinion bellows is precision-engineered and rigorously tested to provide reliable replacement for the initial equipment on specific vehicles.