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How Long Does a Tie Rod End Last?
The tie rod end is located in your vehicle’s steering system. Most modern vehicles use a rack and pinion system. The...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tie Rod End
Common signs of a faulty tie rod end include a front end alignment that is off, a shaky or loose steering wheel, and uneven or excessive tire wear.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tie Rod End
Common signs of a faulty tie rod end include a front end alignment that is off, a shaky or loose steering wheel, and uneven or excessive tire wear.
How to Buy a Good Quality Tie Rod End
Your Your vehicle's steering system is likely made up of a pinion and rack. Within this system are tie rods, which play a role in moving the tires on your car. These tie rods are found on both of the...
How to Buy a Good Quality Tie Rod End
Your Your vehicle's steering system is likely made up of a pinion and rack. Within this system are tie rods, which play a role in moving the tires on your car. These tie rods are found on both of the...
How to Replace Tie Rod Ends
The The tie rods are just one of many components in your steering system. The steering system consists of a steering wheel, steering column, a steering gear, tie rods and of course the wheels. In short, tie rods are parts...
What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
What Components of the Suspension or Steering Systems Are Prone to Fail?
In In automotive usage, the term "suspension" refers to all of the parts that connect the vehicle to the road. Every car, truck, and utility vehicle has a suspension that is designed to do three things: Support the vehicle...
How Do Modern Cars Steer?
Most Most people who have been inside of a car are familiar with the steering wheel and what it is used for. Most people who have been outside of a car are familiar with the front wheels and the fact...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...
How Often Should the Steering System Be Inspected?
It’s It’s usually better to fix an automotive problem early than to wait until it causes more damage or even an accident. And that general principle applies to the steering system. Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system...

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Noise when turning
Among the possibilities are the strut bearings, strut mounts, the strut itself, the outer cv axle joints, and/or any suspension component, such as a tie rod end, ball joint, sway bar mount, or suspension bushing that is loose or worn,...
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Car pulling right
Yes, a leaking power steering rack should be replaced as leaking power steering fluid can lead to a loss in steering assist. Have an experienced technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the front end steering components for any looseness...
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bad tie rod end
When you say a bad tie rod end, this means that it is loose. This means that it may come off and you would loose steering control. If it is bad enough for you to ask for advice, then you...
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able to move front passenger tire several degrees when jacked up like i'm turning
If you can move the tire left and right when jacked up without other wheel or steering wheel moving then check the inner tie rod for looseness or the steering rack bushings for wear or bad bushings.
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2010 kia soul Broken tie rod.
You will need to use a large pipe wrench to hold the shaft connected to the inner tie rod joint. Once you are holding with a pipe wrench then you can use a second large wrench to loosen the lock...
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2012 Ford Flex inner tie rod torque spec please.
For hydraulic assist steering tighten inner tie rod to 77 ft. lbs. If steering is electric assist then tighten to 66 ft. lbs.
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If one tie rod is bad on my 2005 Toyota Camry do I need to replace both of them.
Hello. Though it is good to have balance in your steering system and it is good practice to replace parts on both sides at the same time, you do not need to do that. You onlt need to replace the...
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What are the toque specs for a inner tie rod for a 2003 Ford ranger 2wd?
Hello. The torque specification for the inner tie rod on this vehicle is 74 foot pounds. Make sure that you properly lock the tie rod down also.
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How much would an estimate be on fixing both inner and outer tie rod ends?
If you have already obtained a conclusive diagnostic and, on the basis of that, want to replace only the tie rod ends, you can obtain the written quote that you have requested, and schedule the repair to suit your needs,...
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A mechanic says I need tie rods, gave weird estimate I think
To perform an alignment, there can't be any "excess" wear in the suspension simply because the tolerances in an alignment are very tiny. If there is wear, as you try to adjust and set the alignment, the suspension simply moves...
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What should I replace before getting front end aligned? 2006 Toyota Corolla 140k miles.
Hi there. Before having an alignment performed on your car, check the ball joints, control arm bushings, and the tie rod ends. These items will cause the tires to wander around wearing out the tread fast. If your tires have...
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Firestone said I need to replace the left-outer tie rod ends. But, I'm not noticing any of the signs mentioned for this problem.
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the issues you are having, the only way to confirm the issues is with another inspection. When it comes to the shifting issue, you want to check the transmission fluid level. If it...
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Can the tie rods on a 2011 Nissan Juke be replaced without replacing the entire power steering system?
The tie rod ends for your vehicle, both the inner and the outer ends, are available for separate purchase. If you bought these tie rod ends yourself from an auto parts store, they're "roughly" $50 each or $200 in total...
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I hear a creaking/squeak kinda noise when turning my steering wheel
Hello, thank you for the video. If the noise occurs when the vehicle is sitting still like the video shows, then you are less worried about any suspension components, and you want to focus in on the tie rods, ball...
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replacing cv axle
Hello. On your particular vehicle you just have to replace the axle. Disconnecting things such as the tie rod and ball joint will make it easier to get the axle out of the way but it's really a to each...
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Suspension woes.. power steering leaks, noises heard when driving
Hello, we will be happy to help you get rid of those woes. I'm assuming that the tire fell off which would cause a lot of damage especially to the side that contacted the ground. There's likely some broken or...
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why is my steering wheel is not in the middle and hard to turn?
Hello. You may have an issue with your suspension or your tires. I suspect a suspension component because you mentioned that your steering wheel feels a little loose. A steering wheel should feel very responsive and it should not take...
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What is the torque required for a inner tie rod?
Hi there. The inner part of the tie rod (differential-to-drive axle flange nut) is torqued between 40 to 47 foot pounds. The outer part of the tie rod (tie rod end nut) is torqued between 31 to 42 foot pounds....
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Replace all ball joints and tie rods
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of labor to replace all four ball joints and the tie rod ends on a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 with a V8-4.7L engine.
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Will a bad steering rack or tie rod cause me to fail MOT?
Hello. Yes bad tie rods are a valid reason for a vehicle to fail MOT. The tie rods are part of the steering rack. The steering rack consist of two inner and two outer tie rods. Generally you will only...

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