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Part Details

  • Quantity:   4 Piece Set

Specifications:

  • Brand New Tie Rod Ends
  • Comes as a Set of 4
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our steering and suspension components are 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.

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:59)
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Pull off the hub cap
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Outer Tie Rod (3:45)
    • Turn the wheel by hand to check for play in the tie rod
    • Check for a gap in movement between the tie rod and spindle
    • Listen for a clunking sound from the tie rod
    • Measure the distance from the steering rack bellow to the lock nut
    • Record this measurement
    • Alternatively, mark the inner tie rod threads against the lock nut with a marker
    • Straighten out the cotter pin with needle nose pliers
    • Pull the cotter pin out of the castle nut
    • Loosen the castle nut from the tie rod with a 17mm socket and ratchet
    • Apply penetrating oil to the lock nut
    • Loosen the lock nut with a 22mm wrench
    • Tap the tie rod loose from the spindle with a hammer
    • Remove the castle nut
    • Tap the tie rod out of the spindle
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 14mm wrench if necessary
    • Twist the outer tie rod off the inner tie rod with a 19mm wrench
    • Twist off the lock nut by hand
  3. step : Installing the Outer Tie Rod (8:07)
    • If you marked the inner tie rod, spin the lock nut to match the paint line
    • If you took a measurement, spin the lock nut to the correct distance from the steering bellow
    • Spin the outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod until it reaches the lock nut
    • Push the tie rod stud into the wheel spindle
    • Torque the tie rod nut to 36 foot-pounds
    • Install the new cotter pin with the longer leg facing down
    • Bend the cotter pin under the nut with pliers
    • Turn the inner tie rod with a 14mm wrench if it needs to be adjusted
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 14mm wrench
    • Tighten the lock nut with a 22mm wrench
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (11:36)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts 76 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 22mm Wrench
  • 14mm Wrench
  • 19mm Wrench

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Year Make Model Description
1999-2003Lexus RX300 Lexus RX300 Front Inner & Outer Tie Rod 4 Piece Set
Part #: 1ASFK04930


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How-to Video:

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