Park Avenue

Wear in Outer Tie Rod Ends Can Cause Steering Problems on Buick Park Avenue

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 131,600 (70,000–285,000)
14 model years affected: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, more1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
20 people reported this problem
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Wearing front tires down on the inter side on left and rights side
Outer tie rods worn out. Replaced
Car started bouncing going over 45mph, outter pass side tie rod broken, replaced.
Tie rod end on driver side so worn out it won't tighten. Constant vibration. Needs replacement.