How To Check Outer Tie Rods On Cars And Trucks

To inspect an outer tie-rod for excessive play, grab the tire and push it inward and outward while watching for movement(1) between the tie-rod(2) and the knuckle(3) with the tires off the ground. Loose components can cause your vehicle to pull one direction, cause tire wear, noise in steering, etc.

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Inspecting outer tie-rod ends on your cars steering system



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