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My 2003 Honda Accord failed inspection because of minimal sway to the front driver wheel. I was told it's the inner tie rod and that I should also have the outer tie rod done at the same time. Then I would need a wheel alignment, Is minimal sway enough to change the rods?

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Interesting. First of all, I have never heard of such a thing being included on safety inspection. It almost sounds like your repair facility trying to drum up work. Secondly, most tie rods can be repaired by simply changing the ends. And yes, if you do this proceedure, an alignment is in order. I hope you find this very helpful!

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