At Rolling Hills Nissan, we provide tie rod end replacement service at our service department. Tie rod ends are usually considered out of sight and out of mind despite how they are necessary every time that you drive. Rest assured, however, that problems with tie rod ends will wreak havoc on your smooth-driving vehicle and will require replacement service if they begin experiencing compromised performance. If your Nissan begins to experience any of the warning signs of a faulty tie rod end, we invite you to our service department for the corrective tie rod replacement service. We are conveniently located in St. Joseph, MO near Elwood, KS and Savannah, MO.
Tie rod ends connect the vehicle’s steering rack to the knuckle at each front wheel. Each tie rod ends comes with an adjusting sleeve positioned between the outer and inner tie rod ends. When turning the steering wheel, the tire rod ends transmit movement though the steering components to make the wheels turn as needed. Since turning corners is a vital vehicle performance objective, faulty tie rod ends require repair quickly to prevent problems with steering safely.
Tie rod ends are simple mechanical components but are uniquely positioned to wreak havoc on steering and suspension performances if faulty performance occurs. We don’t recommend driving on a faulty tie rod nor driving with the symptoms of a defective tie rod due to the safety risks related to compromised steering responsiveness. Here is an overview of the common warning signs related to a faulty tie rod end: