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Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured

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A Steering Gear Box is the component within a car’s steering system that guides the wheel’s movement in conjunction with the direction that the steering wheel is rotated—helping achieve ideal steering response for more efficient driving. The micro-finished surfaces of its shafts are precision-designed to provide a smoother drive, while the factory-set Pitman shaft transmits the motion it receives from the gear box by moving the wheels left or right to turn the wheels. OEM-grade O-rings and seals meet required specifications.

Product Features :
  • Precision designed micro-finished shafts
  • Factory pre-set Pitman Shaft
  • 100% tested OEM Grade Seals and O-rings
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Output Shaft Diameter:7/8 x 14
Number of Mounting Holes:3
Pressure Port Thread Size:1/2 x 20
Return Port Thread Size:5/8 x 18
Product Condition:Remanufactured
Color/Finish:Black
Steering Box Type:Power Assist
Hose Port Type:Seat
Total Turns Lock to Lock:4.0
Pitman Arm Included:No
Package Contents:Gear Instruction Sheet, Flushing Instruction, Instruction Tag
Input Shaft Type:Single Flat and Groove
Input Shaft Spline Count:29 + Flat & Groove
Input Shaft Diameter:0.81"
Pump Rotation:Reverse

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CardonePower Steering Gear - Remanufactured
 
3.8

(based on 33 reviews)

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    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (19)
  • Durable (11)

Cons

No Cons

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  • Trucks (26)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Truck enthusiast (4), Casual driver (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (14), Truck enthusiast (12), Auto enthusiast (11), Casual driver (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

95 f150 5.8 4x4 xlt ext-cab works good

I have installed 2 of these in the last 10 years, on separate trucks. one truck runs 32x11.50's, and the other is stock. gear boxes seam to be doing just fine. ...Read complete review

I have installed 2 of these in the last 10 years, on separate trucks. one truck runs 32x11.50's, and the other is stock. gear boxes seam to be doing just fine. Not as hard to install as what most make it out to be. not fun, but can easily be done in 4 hr's or so, if you know what you are doing.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Steering Box

replaced my orginial box 2 years ago with rebuilt one....it is failing now...has a lot of free play in it..[...] they will no replace the defective...Read complete review

replaced my orginial box 2 years ago with rebuilt one....it is failing now...has a lot of free play in it..[...] they will no replace the defective part.....has a lifetime warranty...

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good Product-Issues start with the lines not being replaced or cleaned

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        Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

        The Steering box is only as good as its surroundings allow. Clean pump, flush or change lines, adjust the Gear Box to fit your truck and driving needs. Debris in the lines means a substandard job- No one wants to waste their money so don't, Take the time to do it Right. Don't blame the rebuilder or Retailer for your lack of Proper Prep or lack of serviceable adjustment.

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Junk! Do not buy!

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        from Hampton Roads, VA

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        Level 1

        Pros

        • Local

        Cons

        • Terrible
        • Worse

        Best Uses

          Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

          I installed this to replace the factory in my 1989 Ford Bronco. This one is worse than the one I took out. Ordered one from another manufacturer. Doubt they will even take this back so I'm not going to waste my time.

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Get's better at every turn

          By 

          from Epps, Louisiana

          About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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          Level 1

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

            It was great to be able to purchase this part online. The price was great in comparison to it's competitors, especially with the promos. Another great asset was that UPS was delivering the part. I really trust them to deliver the part, no matter where, when or time. I'm sure that the part will stand up to what it's meant for. The truck early on was used 75 percent for farming, but now it's an occasional driver. Although it's remanufactured it seems to be able to do the job. The installation wasn't to complicated.

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            5.0

            One good turn deserves another

            By 

            from Orlando,Fl

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

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              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Small Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

              *To bring the steering/handling back to the van like it should be.

              *It was easy to bleed out the air in the system
              and finding a 43.50 discount coupon online didn't hurt either.
              I didn't realize how worn the old gear box was until I installed the new one.

              *The worst part of the process was trying to get the new 35 lb. unit bolted up and getting the rag joint spline on the steering shaft at the same time by myself.

              *Things I learned @ loosen the steering column
              first then pull it up to clear the rag joint.
              Bolt the gear box up(3 bolts) then slide the column back down over the shaft.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good Quality Replacement

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              from Vermilion Ohio

              About Me Retired mechanic

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              Level 3

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                  Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                  It seems fine so far, the steering box has a good feel while driving, was not the easiest job to finish but nothing to do with box. Good price and Most stores carry this item.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent quality part

                  By 

                  from Cranston, RI

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                  Level 4

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy installation
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Great Feel
                  • High-Performance
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                    I replaced my stock, beat to death power steering box with this one and couldn't have been happier about it. I recommend replacing the lines and the pump when you do this job. Anyone that has any experience with Ford power steering should know that it really is what's best for drive-ability and durability.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent choice

                    By 

                    from Carmichaels pa

                    About Me Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • High-Performance

                    Cons

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                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                      Loved the product couldn't wait to get my truck on the road

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Great product , good price !! Recommend

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                      from Albany, NY

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                          Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                          I put this on as soon as I got it. It went right on, fit perfectly . Has no issues , no leaks, works great and makes no noise, I am happy !!!

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                          5.0

                          best to get one thats remanufactured

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                          from mi

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                          3 or more reviews submitted

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                          • Hard To Get Old One Off

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                          only problem was getting old one off

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                          (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          A1 Cardone is useless

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                          from United States

                          About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                          Pros

                          • Bad Quality

                          Cons

                          • Bad quality

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Remanufactured:

                            I went through six of these gear boxes in six months, and all had excessive slack in them that could not be adjusted out. Two of them were so bad I did not even install them. What is happening here is that when these boxes are rebuilt, they are not replacing the gear shafts, they are only replacing the bearings and seals. When you rebuild a gear box, the gears must also be replaced.

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                            • Q:

                              can i adjust the set screw on the top of the steering box to take the play out of the steering wheel
                              Asked on 10/16/2012 by bobby from albion in

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Yes, you can adjust the set screw on the top of this Fenco Steering Gear Box - part# SG17516 to take the play out of the steering wheel. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                                Answered on 10/16/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              My vehicle is manuel transmission and power assist stearing. It has the 4.o engine. Is this the right gear box. I changed it out 12 years ago and it looks different then I remember. I don't have my truck here now or I'd look myself.
                              Asked on 9/27/2012 by Kelly from Orlando, florida

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                                A:

                                For further assistance regarding the Fenco Steering Gear Box (Part# SG17516), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. This information would help us to assist you in a better way. You can also contact us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store for further assistance.

                                Answered on 9/27/2012 by Rick from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Is this item meant for a 4wd automatic? or does it not matter. I own an 89 Ford f250, with a V8 engine.
                              Asked on 4/9/2012 by Jared from Hollister, CA

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                                A:

                                Yes, this Fenco Steering Gear Box Part number SG17516 fits your 1989 Ford F-250 V8 engine.

                                Answered on 4/9/2012 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Is this item meant for a 4wd automatic? or does it not matter?
                              Asked on 4/8/2012 by Jared from Hollister, CA

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                                A:

                                In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                                Answered on 4/8/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I HAVE A POWER STEERING SYSTEM AND WANT TO SWITCH TO MANUAL STEERING. SO, CAN I TURN IN MY POWER STEERING BOX AS A CORE FOR $60 ? AND, BECAUSE OF THIS SWITCH WOULD I HAVE ANY SPECIAL BOLT UP PROBLEMS ?
                              Asked on 12/9/2011 by JIMJAM from SEMINOLE, FL

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                                25. In order to best answer your question,our technicians would be more than happy to assist you if you could please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623).

                                Answered on 12/12/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              By installing a new gearbox in bronco, will it get rid of the play I feel in my steering wheel?
                              Asked on 10/30/2010 by CMP from e-town, PA

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                                A:

                                It may.

                                Answered on 10/30/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                              • A:

                                yes if the rest of the front end coponents are good

                                Answered on 9/12/2011 by hot rod thug from milford ohio
                            • Q:

                              how to remove and in stall
                              Asked on 8/20/2010 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                For step by step instructions i recommend that you go to your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and purchase a repair manual.

                                Answered on 8/20/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                            • Q:

                              how hard is this to replace?
                              Asked on 1/22/2010 by Anonymous

                              2 answers

                              • A:

                                These are not that difficult to replace. I haven't done one in a while but the hardest part is dealing with all of the rust! Depending on where your live I guess... The lines and everything could break off if it is rusted real good. Just soak it down with some good penetrating fluid and buy new lines just in case; you can always return them if you don't need them. You will need a puller tool to get the pitman arm off though. They are not that expensive, especially if you get it from Harbor Freight.

                                Answered on 2/2/2010 by Tony from Madison Heights, MI
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                                A:

                                4 BOLTS, 2 HOSES. PITMAN ARM WILL NEED A SPECIAL PULLER THAT IS AVAILABLE AT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS FOR RENT OR BUY FOR $17.00.UNIT IS HEAVY, BEST TO HAVE SOMEONE THERE TO HELP GET BOLTS STARTED.

                                Answered on 6/29/2010 by SRISKA55 from WEST VIRGINIA
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