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Chevrolet Corvette 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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Chevrolet Corvette Outer Tie Rod End Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Chevrolet Corvette Outer Tie Rod End Replacement is $110. 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 Chevrolet Corvette
7.0L V8 Z06 • 91,000 miles
San Diego CA 92101
May 1, 2021
$113 - $139
2017 Chevrolet Corvette
6.2L V8 Supercharged Z06 • 42,000 miles
La Palma CA 90623
Apr 23, 2021
$103 - $125
2013 Chevrolet Corvette
7.0L V8 427 • 30,000 miles
Fernley NV 89408
Mar 29, 2021
$101 - $123
2019 Chevrolet Corvette
6.2L V8 Supercharged ZR1 • 32,000 miles
Torrance CA 90510
Mar 1, 2021
$100 - $122
2001 Chevrolet Corvette
5.7L V8 Base • 78,130 miles
Sunnyvale CA 94085
Jan 5, 2021
$111 - $135
2005 Chevrolet Corvette
6.0L V8 Base • 69,090 miles
Peoria AZ 85345
Nov 1, 2020
$92 - $112
2018 Chevrolet Corvette
6.2L V8 Supercharged Z06 • 26,000 miles
Hesperia CA 92345
Nov 1, 2020
$88 - $108
2013 Chevrolet Corvette
7.0L V8 Z06 • 100,000 miles
Rosemead CA 91770
Oct 14, 2020
$90 - $110
2020 Chevrolet Corvette
6.2L V8 Stingray • 10,000 miles
Orinda CA 94563
Sep 24, 2020
$86 - $106
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Sep 7, 2021 2:49 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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