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    Eek Steering Rack!!

    Vectra c 2.0 dti 04, steering rack leaking and needs to be replaced but i dont know if its got a "speed sensor" attached. Where would it be connected at or would someone have any pictures so I know what am looking for!! Car does not have ESP "traction control" and the power steering pump is behind the right wing. Thanks lads for any knowledge here at all

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    Speed sensor? Steering angle sensor? Shouldn't be difficult to change anyway...Just need tech2/vauxcom to calibrate i reckon.

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    Do you always need tech2/vauxcom done when you change steering rack.
    What would happen if you fitted second steering rack and didnt do either tech2 or vauxcom!!

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    Do you always need tech2/vauxcom done when you change steering rack.
    What would happen if you fitted second steering rack and didnt do either tech2 or vauxcom!!

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    "second hand" steering rack I meant to say there

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    I would assume you'd need even a second hand one calibrated to car.

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    I didn't calibrate my new steering rack to my car.....can't tell you about the speed sensor though as I bought mine from VX sorry (that was on a non esp 2.2dti sri)

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    I don't have esp either, but why do you have to calibrate?? what happen if you didn't??

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