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Old 04-28-2008, 09:12 AM   #1
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i am having my steering rack replaced and when i go to pick it up i am wondering what kind of bill i should expect.

does anyone know how many hours of labor it is?

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Old 04-28-2008, 12:09 PM   #2
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anyone have even an approximate time it takes to replace one?
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Old 04-28-2008, 12:26 PM   #3
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2.60 hours to replace and transfer parts and 0.50 to adjust toe


Part OEM Part Price
Steering Gear
Steering Gear
4 - 2ND Design 26075933 $1081.31 Notes


Labor Skill
Level Mfg.
Warranty Standard
Steering Gear
Adjust B 0.3 0.5 Notes
Replace
Complete Assembly With Transfer Of Parts B 0.0 2.6 Notes
Complete Assembly Without Transfer Of Parts B 1.8 2.4 Notes
Does Not Include: Toe-In Adjust.

NOTE
To Replace Stub Shaft Seals, Add B 0.3 0.5 Notes
To R&R Steering Gear, Add B 0.0 0.2 Notes
To R&R Short Rack, Add B 0.0 0.6 Notes
To Overhaul Steering Gear, Add B 0.0 1.5 Notes
To R&R Inner Tie Rods, Add
Each B 0.0 0.1 Notes
To R&R Boots, Add
Each B 0.0 0.2 Notes






2000 Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L VIN G
Vehicle Level Steering and Suspension Steering Steering Gear Service and Repair Power Steering Gear Replacement Removal Procedure


Removal Procedure
Notes

Removal Procedure









Place a drain pan under the vehicle and drain the power steering fluid.
Disconnect the intermediate shaft lower coupling from the power steering gear. Refer to Intermediate Steering Shaft Replacement in Steering Wheel and Column-Tilt.








Disconnect the power steering pump inlet hose (2) from the power steering gear.
Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
Remove the tire and wheel assemblies.








Disconnect the power steering cooler pipe from the gear.
Remove the power steering cooler from the vehicle.








Disconnect both outer tie rod ends from the steering knuckles. Refer to Tie Rod End Replacement - Outer - Off Vehicle.
Disconnect the electrical connector for Magnasteer (R).








Remove the stabilizer shaft from the crossmember. Refer to Stabilizer Shaft Replacement in Front Suspension.
Disconnect the wiring harness clips from the crossmember.
Disconnect the brake pipe from the crossmember fastener clips.








Remove the steering gear mounting bolts and nuts.
Using hand tools only, LOOSEN, Do Not Remove, the four crossmember mounting nuts 10 mm (0.394 inch) .
Remove the power steering gear from the vehicle through the left wheelhouse opening by rotating.







2000 Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L VIN G
Vehicle Level Steering and Suspension Steering Steering Gear Service and Repair Power Steering Gear Replacement Installation Procedure


Installation Procedure
Notes

Installation Procedure









Install the power steering gear to the vehicle through the left wheelhouse opening. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
Install the power steering gear mounting bolts and nuts.
Tighten the power steering gear mounting nuts to 100 Nm (74 ft. lbs.) .
Install the crossmember mounting nuts.
Using hand tools only, tighten the crossmember mounting nuts to 110 Nm (81 ft. lbs.) .
Fasten the brake pipe to the crossmember fastener clips.








Install the stabilizer shaft to the vehicle. Refer to Stabilizer Shaft Replacement in Front Suspension.








Connect both outer tie rod ends to the steering knuckles. Refer to Tie Rod End Replacement - Outer - Off Vehicle.








Connect the intermediate shaft lower coupling to the power steering gear. Refer to intermediate Steering Shaft Replacement in Steering Wheel and Column-Tilt.
Connect the electrical connector for Magnasteer (R).
Connect the wiring harness clips to the crossmember.








Install the power steering cooler to the crossmember.
Connect the power steering cooler fitting to the power steering gear.
Tighten the power steering cooler fitting to the power steering gear to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.) .








Connect the power steering gear inlet hose (2) to the power steering gear. Hold the hose against the steering gear while tightening the fitting.
Tighten the power steering gear inlet hose fitting to the power steering gear to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.) .
Remove the drain pan.
Install the tire and wheel assemblies.
Lower the vehicle.








Install the intermediate shaft shield.
Tighten the intermediate shaft shield clamp to 3.5 Nm (32 inch lbs.) .
Refill the power steering fluid reservoir.
Bleed the power steering system. Refer to Bleeding Power Steering System.
Check and adjust the front wheel toe setting. Refer to Front Toe Adjustment.
Perform the SWPS plausibility test.
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thank you

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