The outer tie rod connects the steering gear to the steering knuckle via the inner tie rod.
Symptoms of Wear or Failure
- Vehicle may pull to one side
- Uneven tire wear
- Steering wheel off center
Related Repair Advice
- We recommend that tie rod ends be replaced in pairs (both inner or both outer)
- Replacing one or more tie rod ends will change the alignment settings. We recommend a four-wheel alignment if tie rod ends are replaced.