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After replacing the tierods in my silhouette the steering jumped around a little. Now the shop wants me to pay $800 for a new rack and pinion but I wonder if they broke it while changing the tie rods.

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The fluids are fine.

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The shop fixed the tie rods but now the rack and pinion is bad.

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The rack and pinion seemed fine before they fixed the tierods

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Auto Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Did they replace both the inner and outer tie rods or just the outer tie rod ends.

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