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Leak on rear heater lines ,where the two metal lines are tied together with rubber hose and ties,appear that corrosion builds up under hose,any repair solution without replacing the complete line

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SOURCE: replacing outer tie rod on a 2000 dodge neon

put the tie rod back in and thread the nut on. then you turn the inner tierod with a pipe wrench or a big pair of channel locks. you can spray the threads with pb blaster or wd-40. also if ya have a propane torch this helps loosen the threads. apply heat to the outer tierod do not heat the inner. good luck jimmy

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: 2005 Pathfinder Heater

Just had the same problem and got the same answer about removing the body to repair. Apparently it's an integrated set of lines serving both rear heat and cooling. Very expensive and not covered by extended warranty. My dealer was able to isolate the corroded heater line at the rear wheel well. They cut out that section and replaced it with a rubber hose and clamps. It worked for heat, but if AC lines suffers the same fate, there is no option other than the very expensive full line replacement.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Tie rod ends on 05 dodge durango

Hi there.... Tie rod ends are not hard to do at all. Take the tire off, you'll see the tie rod end. Take the nut off the end on the spindle side and lossen the nut at the other end. With a hammer, hit the section that the spindle end is inserted to until it pops out. Then unscrew the tie rod. Make sure you count how many turns it takes to remove the old tie rod end..... screw the new one in the same amount of turns that it took the old one to come off. this way you will have it close to what the old one was at. You will have to get a wheel alignment afterwards in order to have it all set up. Hope this helps you out.

Phil

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: inner tie rod end on 1999 chrysler 300m

oh yes, this is a problem with most all chrysler cars, front wheel drive, they will not admit to it or fix the problem though. just give us 2 or $300 and we'll repair it. bs. you need a bushing replacement kit, autozone under 10 bucks. and a little patients. drop me an email and i will upload photos of steps and try to talk you through it. not that hard no special tools only took 45min. no charge of course. you have to stick it to the system some times.
garyperrault@hotmail.com

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Loose inner tie rods on '97 Dodge Dakota Sport 2WD

corect size wrench should work. count the number of turn it takes to remove each unit make note and install new units using those numbers

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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