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

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.

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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
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 285,000 mi,
Wearing front tires down on the inter side on left and rights side
2004 Buick Park Avenue 75,000 mi,
Outer tie rods worn out. Replaced
Car started bouncing going over 45mph, outter pass side tie rod broken, replaced.
2002 Buick Park Avenue 70,000 mi,
Tie rod end on driver side so worn out it won't tighten. Constant vibration. Needs replacement.