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Used Ford Steering Rack Powers

All used Ford Steering Rack Powers listed on are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Ford from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Steering Rack Powers

A steering rack is an up to date version of the steering gearbox that was popularly used in older models of motor vehicle. This rack, through its co-ordination with the pinion, interprets the directional input from the steering wheel and uses it to either pull or push the vehicle’s front wheels into the driver’s desired direction. In simple terms, the steering rack is responsible for converting the steering wheel's rotational movement into linear movement in order to turn the vehicle’s wheels.

Although manual steering racks are effective, even greater steering assistance can be provided by a Fordpower steering rack. The power steering rack is of a similar construction to the manual version but, to accommodate the hydraulic power assisted steering system there is one important modification. To help drive the power assisted steering it is necessary to deliver hydraulic fluid, under pressure, to the Fordpower steering rack. This is achieved by part of the Fordpower steering rack being connected to a cylinder which has a piston in the centre. There is a fluid port on each side of the cylinder. The hydraulic fluid is sent to either side of the piston, which causes the Fordpower steering rack to move in accordance with the driver’s operation of the steering wheel, producing the power assisted steering.

A fault in the Fordpower steering rack will result in the steering becoming more difficult and will require early investigation.