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Audi A5 Quattro Outer Tie Rod Replacement

An outer tie rod end replacement is typically an affordable car repair, though the cost depends on the year, make, and model of your car.

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Audi A5 Quattro Outer Tie Rod End Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Audi A5 Quattro Outer Tie Rod End Replacement is $274. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2010 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Cabriolet • 54,000 miles
Salinas CA 93901
Nov 14, 2020
$256 - $312
2020 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Prestige • 24,000 miles
Fairfield CA 94534
Nov 9, 2020
$225 - $275
2019 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 14,000 miles
Castro Valley CA 94552
Nov 8, 2020
$229 - $279
2015 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Prestige • 97,000 miles
Chula Vista CA 91909
Nov 6, 2020
$258 - $316
2019 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 35,000 miles
Ojai CA 93023
Nov 6, 2020
$253 - $309
2008 Audi A5 Quattro
3.2L V6 Base • 152,000 miles
Dayton NV 89403
Nov 5, 2020
$242 - $296
2015 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 13,000 miles
Baker CA 92309
Nov 4, 2020
$251 - $307
2020 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 18,000 miles
La Jolla CA 92037
Oct 17, 2020
$263 - $321
2011 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Base • 70,000 miles
Citrus Heights CA 95611
Oct 10, 2020
$241 - $295
2013 Audi A5 Quattro
2.0L L4 Turbo Cabriolet • 57,000 miles
Suisun City CA 94585
Sep 27, 2020
$245 - $299
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Dec 17, 2020 6:25 PM
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What is an Outer Tie Rod End?

Tie rods are a vital part of your car’s steering system, and they’re attached to the steering rack and pinion. When the steering wheel and steering rack turn, they move the inner tie rods. The inner tie rods are attached to the outer tie rods, which are attached to the steering knuckle, which is what moves the wheel. A modern car with a rack and pinion steering system has four tie rods, with an inner and outer tie rod on each side. Each of the outer tie rods connects an inner tie rod to one of the car’s steering knuckles.

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Symptoms of a failing Outer Tie Rod End

Loose steering

It’s not a fun feeling when your steering wheel doesn’t fully correspond to what your car is doing. But that’s exactly what can happen with dead tie rods, as the steering will feel loose and vague.

Uneven tire wear

Tie rods play a role in your car’s wheel alignment. If that alignment is . . . well . . . not aligned, then the tires will wear at an uneven rate.

Pulling

No, you’re not imagining that. Or maybe you are, in which case there are bigger problems than your tie rods. But if your car is pulling to the left or right while you’re driving, then your tie rods are a likely issue.

Clunking or knocking

Don’t you just love strange noises coming from your car? Yeah, they’re just the best. If you hear a knocking or a clunking noise, that may be your tie rods sending you their obituary.

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How urgent is an Outer Tie Rod End Replacement?

Have you tried driving without steering? Doesn’t work so well, does it? Your tie rods may only be causing minimal issues now, but if they die completely, you’ll be left with no steering. Don’t be left with no steering. You know what to do.

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