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    Default what is.... ?

    the steering rack, just been told mine is on its way out and will need replacing by the next mot, so what is it and where is it located, haynes dosnt mention a STEERING RACK,its just passed an mot so it cant be that bad, how do i know its gone, the steering feels ok, not loose or heavy,
    how much for the garage to fix or is it a n easy job and really cheap

    cheers lads and lassies

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    steering rack is the main part of your steering
    your track rod ends fit to it

    if there is slight play in it then it will be worn

    when you turn ya steering wheel the wheels should move straight away and if you can turn steering wheel left and right about 1 inch and the wheels dont move then its worn mate

    not easy job to change either

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    I would get a second opinion.

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    It might just be play in the inner rods,ive been told ive got play in my steering rack but its the inner tie rods so i just need to replace them (well i hope thats all)

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    ^^^ just what he said....

    it'll just be the outer trackrods that have worn joints.. so just change them.. parts are £25 a side..

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