Power Steering Gear - Domestic
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Cardone Power Steering Gear - Domestic

Part No. 27-6550 Warranty Details  
$123.99
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A1 CARDONE Remanufactured Steering Gears are 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 it's 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 are used and meet required specifications, providing you a quality product both you and your vehicle can rely on.

Product Features:
  • 100% computerized hydraulic testing measures for proper flow, leakage and performance to ensure perfect fit and function
  • 100% new O-rings and lip seals ensure no leaking and long-lasting performance
  • All critical components (campacs, spool valves, etc.) are triple-tested to ensure product reliability
  • Units are supplied with 100% tested and calibrated pressure relief valves for guaranteed performance
  • Shafts are surfaced to precise specifications to eliminate premature seal wear and extend gear life
  • Rust inhibitive "Cool Dip" finish is a penetrating dye that completely covers all exposed surfaces for a consistent, protective finish that will not crack, flake or peel
  • Guaranteed fit and function
  • Meets or exceeds O.E.M. performance
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Pump Rotation:Standard
Hose Port Type:O-Ring
Color/Finish:Black
Return Port Thread Size:M16 x 1.5
Pressure Port Thread Size:M18 x 1.5
Number of Mounting Holes:3
Output Shaft Diameter:7/8 x 14
Steering Box Type:Power Assist
Pitman Arm Included:No
Package Contents:Gear Instruction Sheet, Flushing Instruction, Instruction Tag, Sealing Kit
Input Shaft Type:Single Flat and Groove
Input Shaft Spline Count:25 + Flat & Groove
Product Condition:Remanufactured
Total Turns Lock to Lock:2.5 or 2.7
Input Shaft Diameter:0.79"

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CardonePower Steering Gear - Domestic
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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5.0

Would buy again if I can get it locally

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Domestic:

Good part. Fortunate that 1 store in region had it.
I found the stock in Advance stores within my region are very poorly stocked.

(6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great replacement box for 3rd gen camaro

By 

from Fredericksburg, Va

Verified Buyer
Helpful Reviewer

Pros

  • Perfect Fit
  • Smooth operation

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Medium size cars

    Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Domestic:

    Installed this unit in a third gen camaro. Steering box LLT warranty requires replacing power steering hoses. This is a good idea and should be included in Advance Auto How to section. Hint, don't forget to chase/clean out bolt holes before installing. Another hint, don't cheap out on pitman arm puller or you will need a replacement puller.

    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Not afraid to try
     
    3.0

    Steering wheel not where it was

    By 

    from Spring Run, PA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Domestic:

    I got a great deal on this box with coupon and speed perks. The box seems to function adequately. Definitely less than 3 turns lock to lock. Only complaint is after install, my steering wheel is no longer straight when the front wheels are straight. I am going to change my steering wheel soon anyway, so I am hoping I can reclock the wheel to get things in alignment again. This was not an installation error. 1988 S10, steering shaft will only go one way. Pitman arm had to fall where the splines would allow. No clue if box was rebuilt a little off or what. I would recommend, however I would also keep in mind it may not be 100% from where your old one was.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    Incorrectly Remanufactured, but works

    By 

    from Charleston, SC

    Pros

    • Doesn't Leak

    Cons

    • Reassembled Wrong

    Best Uses

      Comments about Cardone Power Steering Gear - Domestic:

      I decided to buy a remanufactured box instead of rebuilding the one already in the car (an '84 Monte Carlo SS) to make it a quicker repair to replace the original steering box (which was beginning to leave small puddles on the garage floor).

      However, the time I saved by buying the reman'd box was negated by the fact that the input shaft was clocked 90 degrees off of where it should have been. Thus, the flat spot on the steering shaft and the 4 spots on the output shaft did not line up and I was forced to dismantle the steering column to reclock the locking ring so that my steering wheel would not be 90 degrees off. It's not that hard to mark the case and the shafts to ensure proper alignment upon reassembly, but who ever rebuilt it obviously didn't care.

      This is the last remanufactured steering box I plan on ever buying. No reason to pay more for the same headache.

      On the plus side, the box feels good on the road and doesn't leak. Also, it's actually the 12.7:1 quick-ratio box, not a generic 'whatever' ratio box that some parts stores will sell you because they don't know the difference.

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      • Q:

        Do you have the dimensions of this steer box at it's widest points?
        Asked on 8/6/2015 by Hatch from Woodhaven, MI.

        1 answer

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          A:

          Happy to help him with your question Hatch! This steering gear box will measure 15 x 7.2 x 10.1 inches.

          Answered on 8/10/2015 by Panda from AAP
      • Q:

        I purchased this steering box to retrofit power steering into my 72 Chevrolet Nova. I have the box all bolted in ready to go. Can you tell me which is the high pressure fitting and which one is the return?
        Asked on 6/10/2014 by Matt from Spring Grove, PA

        1 answer

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          A:

          I'm happy to help, Matt! The high pressure fitting is closest to motor and a bit larger than the return. The thread size of high pressure port is M18X1.5 and the return port is M16X1.5.

          Answered on 6/12/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
      • Q:

        Is Part No. 27-6550 the same as SG16561.
        Asked on 7/10/2013 by b

        1 answer

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          A:

          Sorry, we are unable to locate the part no. SG16561 in our Advance Autoparts website. Please provide us the exact part number and also the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle to assist you better. For more information, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

          Answered on 7/10/2013 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        Part No. SG16561

        What is the "turns" lock to lock?
        2-2.5 or 3- 3.5?

        Thanks
        Asked on 10/25/2012 by tim

        1 answer

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          A:

          This part Fenco Steering Gear Box, Part No. SG16561 has 2 to 2 1/2 turns lock to lock.
          For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
          For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

          Answered on 10/25/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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