Ford

Have Ford questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Steering gear on my daughters 2013 ford focus with 70,ooo…

Customer Question
Steering gear on my...

Steering gear on my daughters 2013 ford focus with 70,ooo milessss

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fluids?

NOT TO MY kNOWLEDGE

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?

IT WAS TOWED TO ***** WANTS TO CHARGE 25OODOLLARS TO FIX IT

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

IS THIS THE STANDARD CO rst for thisRepair

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Ford
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Ford Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
3/15/2018
Ford Mechanic: Edward, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
Edward
Edward, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3,742
Experience: ASE certified. Auto Transmission rebuilder for Ford Motor Co. from 91 to 2000
Verified

Hello and thanks for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will do all I can to help.

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ford Mechanic: Edward, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Can you tell me if the vehicle has electronic rack and pinion steering on it? or is it just power steering? the electronic steering racks are high but 2500 does seem excessive to me.

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a ford mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ron Your Own Question
Ron
Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 25,022
25,022 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Ron is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on.

Rich DUSA

Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me.

MollyUSA

I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service.

Jason V.Kirkland, WA

I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there.

BRNew Jersey

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

25,022 satisfied customers

23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

28,993 satisfied customers

16 years experience

John Mc

John Mc

Ford Technician

5,495 satisfied customers

19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience

Chuck

Chuck

ASE Certified Technician

1,685 satisfied customers

33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance

Cam

Cam

Journeyman Automotive Technician

10 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years Automotive experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Auto Service Technician

1,556 satisfied customers

25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,524 satisfied customers

12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.

< Previous | Next >

Related Ford Questions
I have a 2013 Ford Focus. The engine light is on and it will
I have a 2013 Ford Focus. The engine light is on and it will turn on and shift to any gear but none of the gears will engage. Do I need to clear my PCM or is it something else … read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
The check engine light came on and jerked a few times, so we
The check engine light came on and jerked a few times, so we pulled over and had our car towed. OBD code is P07A5 … read more
Kenny Z
Kenny Z
Ford Senior Master Technician
High School or GED
16 satisfied customers
Power steering went out. No whining noises. Fluid has never
No, no whining noises. Fluid has never been checked to my knowledge. Where does one check the power steering fluid on this vehicle? … read more
eurotec
eurotec
Vice President / Manager
Associate Degree
11 satisfied customers
2012 Ford... wait for it... Focus. I have basically looked
I have basically looked at it... have it somewhat apart to have the transmission visible. I tried to see if the cable was loose or needed a new bushing... not sure I am looking at the right parts... this is the first time I have worked on this car. I have worked on many in the past … read more
Kenny Z
Kenny Z
Ford Senior Master Technician
High School or GED
16 satisfied customers
Car wont start, have lights and good voltage on battery.
car wont start, have lights and good voltage on battery. when attempting to start no clicking from starter,only a humming sound somewhere on the topright side of engine … read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Master Technician/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
2,835 satisfied customers
Power steering gear is not functioning. It also says service
power steering gear is not functioning. It also says service advance trac. If i replace the steering gear myself, do I need Ford to program it? … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,653 satisfied customers
My 2013 Ford Focus is displaying a "Parking Assist Failure"
My 2013 Ford Focus is displaying a "Parking Assist Failure" message on the dash screen and the car will not start. (I had just driven it 30 minutes prior and everything worked fine) … read more
Kenny Z
Kenny Z
Ford Senior Master Technician
High School or GED
16 satisfied customers
Starts then dies it's a 2024 ford focus. It turns over and
Starts then dies it's a 2024 ford focus JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged? Customer: Yes it turns over and starts JA: What year is your Focus? Customer: 2014 JA: Are you fi… read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Master Technician/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
2,835 satisfied customers
I am having trouble with my gas tank i have all of the parts
i am having trouble with my gas tank i have all of the parts except the lock for the fuel pump i am trying to find a part number for it to order it. i drive a 2013 focus … read more
Brandon
Brandon
93 satisfied customers
Its a 2013 for fusion hybrid that I lost power steering
its a 2013 for fusion hybrid that I lost power steering completely driving down the road … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,653 satisfied customers
Ford focus: 2013 ford focus--replaced passenger air bag and
2013 ford focus--replaced passenger air bag and drivers knee bag. Now code says the steering column needs replacing. Any suggestions?… read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Master Technician/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
2,835 satisfied customers
My daughter in laws car is doing this, the dash lights and
My daughter in laws car is doing this, the dash lights and radio flash on and off right before it dies… read more
fordtechsuzukitech25
fordtechsuzukitech25
automotive technician
High School or GED
46 satisfied customers
Explorer Sport: Thinking about buying a 2013 ford explorer
Thinking about buying a 2013 ford explorer sport with the 3.5 ecoboost 6 cylinder. I down loaded the owners manual under towing that it can be towed with all four wheels down. Have you heard anything … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
28,993 satisfied customers
2000 Ford Focus: mechanic says..power steering gear rack..leaking
My daughter has a 2000 Ford Focus. Her mechanic says she needs a tie-rod end replaced and the power steering gear rack is leaking and needs replacing. I am a fairly good do-it- yourself mechanic. Is t… read more
BigBob
BigBob
Service Manager
High School or GED
2,846 satisfied customers
2003 Focus ZX5: steering wheel..inop..light came..on, the light stayed
My daughter has a 2003 Focus ZX5, the ignition switch is locked along with the steering wheel. Could the ignition switch be causing the inop mode. Last week her explanation point light came on, but af… read more
CTFordTech
CTFordTech
Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,460 satisfied customers
2008 f 250: 4x4..front end..specs..a 350 mile trip..highway speeds
I have a new 2008 f 250 4x4 short box diesel.I have taken to the dealer complaining of wandering they realinged the front end and told me all was within factory specs.A week aga I took a 350 mile trip… read more
stefano
stefano
Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
236 satisfied customers
2000 ford focus: hatch..her steering wheel..start car..steering column
my daughter has a 2000 ford focus hatch back . this is the second time her steering wheel has locked up and she cant start car we have already had this fixed once and we have had the car 2 and a half … read more
LBS Tech
LBS Tech
Ford Technician
Associate Degree
198 satisfied customers
Ford: plate..faulty vehicles..motors..doing 65 mph on Rt I-95
Why does nt Ford step up to the plate and accept responsibility for selling faulty vehicles with significant and recurring safety concerns? I own a 2000 Focus SE wagon and was quickly introduced to th… read more
Bill
Bill
mechanic
High School or GED
82 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x