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Tie rod 1994 Chrysler concorde

I want to replace the inner and outer tie rod ends and the adjusting sleeve (replacement or tool?). Rather than hit and miss, I need some guidance and heads-up on weirdness.

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  • peverts63 Aug 06, 2008

    Thanks a bunch - very helpful.

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You will need a tool for disconnecting the outer tie rod end (you can do it without the tool, but it does make it harder).
Other then that, it's pretty much straight nut & bolt work (undo, reattach). It's not really a weirdness job, it is pretty straight forward.
Before you take it apart, measure length, and have your wheels straight while up on the stands. When you reassemble, try to have the measurements close to what they were when you started. I would also suggest changing both sides at the same time (wear will factor in).
Once you are done with the job, you will need to take it in for an alignment.
Front end wear and alignment go hand and hand. The more "slop" in the front end because of wear will affect how accurate you can get the front alignment.

Tire wear also factors in. If your tires have over 30K miles, you might want to consider changing them also. Reason being, it all effects front end alignment. It is not a make or break situation, but it does help balance the repair and alignment work.
Any job worth doing is worth doing right in the first place.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

  • Coss Aug 06, 2008

    You're very welcome.

    Let us know how it turns out.

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