1ASTG00003-Toyota Avalon Camry Lexus ES300 Power Rack & Pinion Assembly


Toyota Avalon Camry Lexus ES300 Power Rack & Pinion Assembly TRQ PSA84968

TRQ 1ASTG00003 1ASTG00003
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This Rack & Pinion is a brand new replacement steering rack! It is just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicles steering.


  • Brand New Power Rack & Pinion Gear
    • not remanufactured
    • no core charge
  • Includes:
    • Gear assembly
    • Inner tie rods
    • Rack boots
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Remember whenever you are replacing any front end or steering components you should have your vehicle professionally aligned as soon as possible. This will ensure proper tracking and even tire wear.

Rubber seals and hoses can become brittle from age or swollen from harmful chemical contaminates.  To avoid leaks or premature failure, we recommend replacing your power steering hoses when installing a new steering rack.  

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Item Condition: New

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How to Replace Rack and Pinion Assembly 92-01 Toyota Camry

Created on: 2021-01-16

Learn how to replace the steering rack and pinion assembly on your 92-01 Toyota Camry. This 1A Auto video will show you how.

  1. step 1 : Removing the Wheel
    • Loosen the 21mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands onto the unibody frame rail at the front and ahead the lower control arm at the rear
    • Secure the vehicle levelly on both side
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step 2 : Removing the Outer Tie Rod
    • Turn the wheel by hand to check for play in the tie rod
    • Measure the distance from the steering rack bellow to the lock nut
    • Record this measurement
    • Alternatively, mark the inner tie rod threads against the lock nut with a marker
    • Straighten out the cotter pin with needle nose pliers
    • Pull the cotter pin out of the castle nut
    • Loosen the castle nut from the tie rod with a 17mm socket and ratchet
    • Apply penetrating oil to the lock nut
    • Loosen the lock nut with a 22mm wrench
    • Tap the tie rod loose from the spindle with a hammer
    • Remove the castle nut
    • Tap the tie rod out of the spindle
  3. step 3 : Removing the Power Steering Lines and Aligning the Steering Wheel
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Remove the power steering lines with a 17mm wrench
    • Remove the 12mm pinch-bolt attached to the intermediate steering shaft
    • Turn the key to the on position
    • Move the steering wheel to the lock on one side
    • Count each full rotation and spin it back 1.5 turns
    • Pry the steering shaft off the splines with a flat blade screwdriver
  4. step 4 : Removing the End Links
    • Remove the 17mm nut with vise grips and a socket and ratchet
    • Remove the link from the end of the strut
    • Repeat the steps on the other side
  5. step 5 : Removing the Steering Rack
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts securing the rack in place
    • Remove the bolt from the rack
    • Repeat the steps on the other side
    • Remove the 12mm nut on the top of the steering rack clamp
    • Lift up and remove the line from the stud
    • Lift up and remove the rack from its seats in the subframe
    • Remove the steering rack
  6. step 6 : Preparing the Steering Rack
    • Remove the brackets over to the new rack
    • Slice the rubber collar with a blade
    • Transfer the collar and bracket to the new steering rack
    • Bend the bracket back into place with pliers
    • Bend the tabs into place with a second pair to lock the bracket
    • Loosen the plastic caps out of the new rack with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Turn the splines all the way one direction, and turn it back halfway to center it
  7. step 7 : Installing the Steering Rack
    • Insert the steering rack into its channels without pushing from the tie rod ends
    • Tighten the 13mm bolts to the steering rack
    • Tighten the top and then the bottom power steering line
    • Tighten the 12mm nut to the top of the steering rack clamp
  8. step 8 : Reinstalling the End Link
    • Lift the end link up into place
    • Tighten the 17mm nut to the end link with vise grips and a ratchet and socket
  9. step 9 : Reinstalling the Outer Tie Rod
    • If you marked the inner tie rod, spin the lock nut to match the paint line
    • If you took a measurement, spin the lock nut to the correct distance from the steering bellow
    • Spin the outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod until it reaches the lock nut
    • Push the tie rod stud into the wheel spindle
    • Torque the tie rod nut to 36 foot-pounds
    • Install the new cotter pin with the longer leg facing down
    • Bend the cotter pin under the nut with pliers
    • Turn the inner tie rod with a 14mm wrench if it needs to be adjusted
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 14mm wrench
    • Tighten the lock nut with a 22mm wrench
  10. step 10 : Reattaching the Wheel
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
  11. step 11 : Bleeding the Power Steering
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands again
    • Fill the reservoir with the appropriate fluid
    • Turn the wheel all the way to the lock position on one side
    • Turn the wheel all the way to the lock position on the other side
    • Repeat this process a few times
    • Start the engine
    • Turn the wheel from lock to lock with the engine running
    • After a few trials, lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Repeat this process until there is no whining sound
    • Turn the engine off
    • Top off the power steering fluid
    • Wipe off any power steering fluid in the engine bay
    • Twist on power steering fluid reservoir cap

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools


    Jack Stands

    Measuring Tape

    Drain Pan

    Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

    Rust Penetrant

    Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

    Channel-Lock Pliers

    Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

    Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Pry Bar

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

    12mm Socket

    14mm Socket

    17mm Socket

    19mm Socket

    21mm Socket

    22mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools


  • Wrenches - Metric

    14mm Wrench

    19mm Wrench

    22mm Wrench

    12mm Wrench

Installation Video
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Fits these Makes

Year Make Model Description
1997-2001Lexus ES300 Lexus ES300 Power Rack & Pinion Assembly
1995-2004Toyota Avalon Toyota Avalon Power Rack & Pinion Assembly
1992-2001Toyota Camry Toyota Camry Power Rack & Pinion Assembly

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
DIY Solutions SUS08237

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

Brand #: PSA84968
Product Reviews
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October 11, 2017
Good product and good service. Excellent time on delivery. Definally I will recommend you guys to my friends.
98 Toyota Camry
July 7, 2018
After installing the lower control arms and the rack and pinion My wife’s car drives like a brand new one thank you again one a auto for your superb customer service and parts
July 18, 2018
I have to admit that the part tired very short order in fact I was at my home in probably within two days of ordering it. Seems to be exactly what I asked for Zachary the correct fit for my car quite impressed with your service to your clients. I certainly think of you again for my further automotive part needs thank you.
Power Rack and Pinion
October 19, 2018
The Power Rack and Pinion works well! It arrived on time as previously stated. Great work.
Great product, great price
June 9, 2019
Order was delivered when promised, part was exact fit. Best of all, it was new, not reconditioned and no deposit.
Top notch del with confidence
August 19, 2019
Good product good service good price
Nice piece
December 30, 2019
Delivered quickly, had the bracket included that I thought I was going to have to change, works !!
Rack and pinnion
December 30, 2020
Good price, fast delivery(free) and good instructions on how to DIY????
1995 Toyota Avalon Rack & Pinion
February 21, 2021
I had a very bad leak from the Rack and Pinion on my 1995 Toyota Avalon it is 26 years old go figure. I ordered a new Rack & Pinion from 1A Auto. All I can say is fantastic. The part fit perfect and the video was awesome. The steering is like new.
Customer Q&A
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need a power steering rack for 2004 Toyota Corolla?
January 15, 2019
We do not carry the rack and pinion for a 2004 Corolla. We are always updating our inventory, so check back soon!
January 15, 2019
I need 1992 toyota camry power steering rack but right hand drive?
March 3, 2020
Thank you for your inquiry, but we do not carry any right hand drive steering racks for that vehicle.
March 3, 2020
I need a power steering rack and pinion toyota caldina 1993?
December 28, 2020
Currently, we do not carry this part for your vehicle. We're always updating our inventory so please check back soon!
December 29, 2020
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