Part Details

  • Quantity: 4 Piece Set

Specifications:

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

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 (0:55)
    • 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 (1:15)
    • Measure the distance from the end of the boot to the center of the top of the tie rod
    • Note that measurement
    • Apply penetrating oil to the tie rod lock nut
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 13mm wrench
    • Loosen the locking nut with an adjustable wrench
    • Turn the wheel by hand or with the steering wheel for better access to the tie rod
    • Remove the cotter pin with needle nose pliers
    • If you cannot remove the cotter pin, sheer it off by removing the 19mm bolt
    • Remove the 19mm bolt
    • Loosen the tie rod from the spindle by striking the spindle with a hammer
    • Pull the outer tie rod out of the handle
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 13mm wrench
    • Twist off the outer tie rod by hand
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (3:52)
    • Apply anti-seize grease to the inner tie rod
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 13mm wrench
    • Twist the outer tie rod on by hand
    • Measure the distance from the end of the boot to the center of the top of the tie rod
    • This should equal the measurement recorded in Step 2
    • Push the outer tie rod into the spindle
    • Start the tie rod nut by hand
    • Tighten the nut to 55 foot-pounds of torque
    • Line the tie rod hole up with one of the slots in the nut
    • Insert the cotter pin and bend it to lock it
    • Hold the inner tie rod with a 13mm wrench
    • Tighten the locking nut with an adjustable wrench
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:35)
    • 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

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Large Hammer

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Lug Wrench
  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 13mm Wrench

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These fit my '02 Infiniti I35 just fine. Installation was pretty straightforward. The inner tie rod required borrowing a special tool from an auto parts store, but that wasn't a big deal. All of the parts seemed like well made, quality parts.
April 10, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
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How would I install the inner tie rod? May as well get everything done since you provide the replacement parts
Abdul on Feb 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Several videos online/Youtube. This is your best place for installation tips.

Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2000-2001Infiniti I30 Infiniti I30 Inner & Outer Tie Rod 4 Piece Set
2002-2004Infiniti I35 Infiniti I35 Inner & Outer Tie Rod 4 Piece Set
2000-2002Nissan Maxima Nissan Maxima Inner & Outer Tie Rod 4 Piece Set

This part replaces:

  • Moog ES3438
  • Moog EV458
  • OE # 485200M085
  • OE # 485200M025
  • OE # 48521-5Y025
  • OE # 485215Y085
  • OE # 48521-5Y085
  • OE # 485215Y025
Part #: 1ASFK02251


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How-to Video:

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