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Specifications:

  • Brand New Rack and Pinion Bellow
  • Fits LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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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 (0:55)
    • Remove the lug nut caps with a 7mm Allen bit
    • Insert the lug nut key into the locking lug nut
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Outer Tie Rod (1:47)
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Record that measurement
    • Loosen the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
    • Use a 6mm Allen wrench and a 19mm wrench to remove the nut at the bottom of the tie rod end
    • Loosen the tie rod by striking the steering knuckle with a hammer
    • Pull the tie rod up and out of the steering knuckle
    • Twist off the outer tie rod
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (2:48)
    • Twist the new outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod
    • Push the outer tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Fasten the nut onto the outer tie rod with a 19mm wrench and a 6mm Allen wrench
    • Tighten the 19mm nut to 50 foot-pounds of torque
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Check that this is the same distance as recorded in Step 2
    • Tighten the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (3:43)
    • 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 to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Attach the lug nut covers

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 6mm Allen Wrench
  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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Part #: 1ASTE00587


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How-to Video:

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