1998-01 Nissan Altima Front Inner & Outer 6 Piece Tie Rod Set DIY Solutions

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Part Details

  • Includes:   Rack & Pinion Bellows
  • Set Quantity:   6 Piece


  • Brand New
  • Comes as a 6 Piece Kit
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our steering and suspension components come pre-greased,  sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Please Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

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Item Condition: New

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  1. step : Diagnose (0:55)
    • Raise and secure your vehicle.
    • Grab your wheel on both sides and wiggle the wheel.
    • If the spindle and wheel are moving, but not the tie rod, the tie rod needs to be replaced.
  2. step : Remove the wheel (1:41)
    • Remove the lug nuts.
    • If you don’t have air tools, lower the vehicle, loosen the lug nuts and raise and secure the vehicle once again.
    • Remove the lug nuts.
    • Take the wheel off and set it aside, preferably under a jack point on the car for added insurance should your jack stand fail.
  3. step : Remove the tie rod (2:08)
    • Use a measuring tape to measure your tie rod to help you make a rough alignment when you install the new tie rod.
    • Remove the cotter pin in the castle nut.
    • Use a 19 mm wrench, loosen the nut between the inner and outer tie rods.
    • Remove the 18 mm castle nut with a socket and ratchet.
    • Use a hammer to loosen up the outer tie rod.
    • Remove the outer tie rod by unscrewing it from the inner tie rod.
  4. step : install the new outer tie rod (2:57)
    • Install the grease fitting onto the outer tie rod
    • Twist your new outer tie rod in place.
    • Insert the end of the outer tie rod into the spindle.
    • Match the tie rod up to your prior measurements using your measuring tape.
    • Tighten up the castle nut with your 18 mm socket and ratchet and install the cotter pin.
    • Tighten up the 19 mm nut with your wrench.
    • Use a grease gun to fill the grease cap.
  5. step : Replace the wheel (4:13)
    • Put the wheel on and put the lug nuts on and hand tighten them.
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to 100 ft lbs.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Measuring Tape
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 20mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Grease Gun

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench

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The tie rod ends seem to be good quality. Im glad they come with the rack and pinion bellows too.
October 16, 2018
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Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1998-2001Nissan Altima Nissan Altima Front Inner & Outer 6 Piece Tie Rod Set

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This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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