Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Front wheel not turning.

asked by on

The part that is connected to the passenger's side front wheel that makes it turn has broken off.

The part you describe is the tie rod end. I hope you were not driving to find this out. The tie rod is not a common failed part and would need to be inspected as to why it failed. The manufacture does not list any recalls or problems. This does not mean there is none. Only that they do not acknowledge there is one. You should have a qualified mechanic check why this part is broken and do a complete inspection of your entire suspension and steering system for any issues.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: 1999 Toyota corolla steering wheel problem.

Billing question sent to CS for the cost to diagnose and repair the spiral cable in the steering column on a 1999 Toyota Corolla.

Q: I installed a new radio yesterday and now my car won't start.

Hi there. The black wire behind the dash is your ground wire, which should have been connected to a bolt or screw that contacts the bare metal of the car's chassis. If this is not connected, the stereo will not...

Q: Water in the break fluid.

Hello! The quick answer is yes we can get the water out. If you did not push on your brakes yet, then the water may not of made it past the brake master cylinder. The master cylinder would need to...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.