Replacing a Rack & Pinion Type Inner Tie Rod DIY

Thanks for watching! Rate & comment on this video, then check out my channel & SUBSCRIBE for more DIY auto repair videos. This is a video showing how to replace an inner tie rod on a rack and pinion equipped vehicle. This on is a 1997 Ford Explorer 2 wheel drive. I made a brief reference to a zip tie on the video & didn't explain myself. I used a zip tie in place of the inner bellows boot clamp on the rack.

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How to Tell if Your Tie Rod is Bad
How to check tie rods and how to verify a tie rod end is worn, Learn how to tell if your inner and outer tie rods are good or bad on your car or truck. Good place to find tie rods (inexpensive): http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=3 90957&field-keywords=tie%20rod&linkCode=ur2&tag=chri0e2-20&url=search-alias %3Daps&linkId=ADEZROARFJ2ZYZYO How to replace an outer tie rod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxHnN9-rzoI How to replace the inner and outer tie rod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05XOhz67jGA How to replace a Control Arm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7bOxQe_WhU **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** -Website: https://www.ChrisFixed.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 -Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFixed -Instagram: https://instagram.com/chrisfixit -Subscribe Here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 -YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.





How to Replace a Front Axle Half Shaft
In this episode of Saturday Mechanic, Ben Wojdyla shows how to replace a axle (half shaft) on a Pontiac. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/M7fxsI In this episode, Popular Mechanics' Associate Auto Editor Ben Wojdyla: * Removes the axle bolt * Removes the old axle * Installs the new axle Who says you can't work on your own car anymore? Follow Popular Mechanics associate auto editor Ben Wojdyla as he leads viewers, step by step, through repairs, upgrades, and troubleshooting tips. Got car questions? Email Ben, and he may answer them on the show. Connect with Ben Wojdyla: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/ben.wojdyla Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Ben_Wojdyla Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/bwojdyla Email: pmwebmaster@hearst.com Connect To Popular Mechanics: http://www.facebook.com/popularmechanics http://twitter.com/#!/popmech Connect to Car and Driver: Subscribe! http://bit.ly/subscribecaranddriver Twitter: http://bit.ly/tweetcaranddriver Facebook: http://on.fb.me/facebookcaranddriver





How to Perform a Front End Alignment Yourself - Easy and Free
Here is a quick video on how you can adjust your front wheel toe alignment yourself and save a bunch of money. You should always do an alignment after you replace any of your steering components, inner or outer tie rods, rack n pinion etc but if all you need to adjust is the toe on your front wheel here is how you can perform the procedure yourself with very little effort. If this video helped you out please don't forget to subscribe, give it a thumbs up or if you are feeling generous leaving a tip by clicking the " i " button on the top left corner of the screen. Thank you very much for your support! You may also find these other video's helpful: How to replace inner and outer tie rod ends: http://youtu.be/PQuTwWwmW6w How to test and inspect your tie rod ends: http://youtu.be/ZTn7EUmm6zY How to Replace an AC Compressor clutch and bearing: http://youtu.be/04c1MPq0HGo How to perform a parasitic draw test on your battery: http://youtu.be/eXX8TfzRAKk How to diagnose vibration or shaking issues at highway speeds: http://youtu.be/2LSC5-bARg0 Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. Ratchetsand Wrenches assumes no liability for any property or personal damage that may arise from doing a repair on your vehicle after watching any of my repair video's. Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Again Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Ratchetsand Wrenches.





How To Replace An Outer Tie Rod End Properly
These are the Motorcraft Tie Rod Ends I installed and recommend- http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FIIMLU/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001FIIMLU&linkCode=as2&tag=fordt-20&linkId=NN JBCKDOCQCL6NSW Blue medium strength Loctite- http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002UEMZ2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0002UEMZ2&linkCode=as2&tag=fordt-20&linkId=3R JUQTGRNIRQDTL6 Red High strength loctite- http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000AAM2Z6/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000AAM2Z6&linkCode=as2&tag=fordt-20&linkId=2L MB2PIFK7BU4I32 In this video we go over some of the key points of replacing an outer tie rod end on a 2003 Ford Expedition. This procedure applies to most vehicles although specs may differ.




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