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2005 trailblazer front end noises

I recent had my truck looked at, and was told i needed outer tie rods, but another request was that the noises was from stabilzer bushings.. could you please advse me maybe what yuor input would be ???

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    just replaced brake pads, very bad, but left front still grinds especially when turning, the whole tire moves back and forth, just behind the rotor the tie rod is loose from the rubber housing

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Tie rod ends can make noise as can stabilizer bushings. They can both be bad at the same time. If tir rod ends are non-greasable it's likely that they could need service.(check with wheel off the ground...shake back and forth and note play in end.) If they have grease fittings, grease them..if noise disappears they were dry.
Bushings are pretty obvious when bad, the rubber parts peel out and fall away, or the hole in the rubber gets very large. You can see this with little or no training.

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