While steering, if you hear a clunk or a rattle, or if you experience premature tire wear, this could indicate the inner tie rod ends are loose or worn and will require replacement.
Car Problem Reports
Ford Taurus Loose/Worn Inner Tire Rod Ends Can Cause Steering/Tire Wear Problems
Ford Taurus Problem
when I am steering to the right I get a thumping sound and the tire is wearing on the edge
Visitor, 1990 Ford Taurus, 100,000 mi
car does a clunking sound when I turn the wheels