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 Change Tie Rods (inner and outer tie rod ends)
How to replace inner and outer tie rods. This video will show you in depth how to change the inner and outer tie rods of your car or truck. You need a special tool, an inner tie rod end tool, to complete the job (this can be rented for free at your local parts store). The job straight forward and anyone with basic tools can do it! Inexpensive tie rods: http://amzn.to/1XckepV Tie rod tool I used: http://amzn.to/1XcjTUf Inexpensive Tie Rod Tool: http://amzn.to/2j7fwYj Torque Wrench I used: http://amzn.to/1XcoPs8 How to check to see if your tie rod is bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brI2feYiEi8 Tie Rod End Cutaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RjhtVse6jE Become a ChrisFix Subscriber→ http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 Instagram→ https://www.instagram.com/chrisfixit Facebook→ https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 Website → http://www.ChrisFixed.com My Channel Home Page → https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** 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 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.





Rack & Pinion Steering - How it works
A look at how rack and pinion steering works on a car. A rack and pinion steering unit is a lot more common now that the traditional steering boxes. It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the wheels. It also provides a gear reduction, making it easier to turn the wheels. If you like what you see hit the like button, and if you would like to see more subscribe to Educational Mechanics here: https://www.youtube.com/user/Mattski6660?sub_confirmation=1 Visit our website for a larger video collection with explanations at: http://edumech.co.uk Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EducationalMechanics/





Fixing A Leaking Power Steering Rack
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 49 years, shows how you can replace a leaking power steering rack yourself. Yes, it's a job, but you can do it with simple hand tools. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video on the scotty kilmer channel on Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/user/scottykilmer , so don’t miss them. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Fixing Your Car with a Laser" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dI0bz8klFmI -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-




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