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Ford F-550 Super Duty 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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Ford F-550 Super Duty Outer Tie Rod End Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Ford F-550 Super Duty Outer Tie Rod End Replacement is $253. 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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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 XLT • 245,000 miles
Corona Del Mar CA 92625
Nov 23, 2020
$222 - $272
2018 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.7L V8 Turbo Diesel Base • 41,000 miles
Redwood City CA 94062
Nov 22, 2020
$207 - $253
2013 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 Base • 44,000 miles
Corona CA 92883
Nov 14, 2020
$215 - $263
2009 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 XL • 40,000 miles
Perris CA 92571
Nov 9, 2020
$232 - $284
2016 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 XLT • 31,000 miles
Poway CA 92064
Oct 27, 2020
$223 - $273
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 Lariat • 144,000 miles
Discovery Bay CA 94505
Oct 25, 2020
$249 - $305
2017 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.7L V8 Turbo Diesel Base • 45,000 miles
Simi Valley CA 93062
Oct 16, 2020
$221 - $271
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.0L V8 Turbo Diesel XLT • 55,000 miles
Fairfield CA 94533
Oct 7, 2020
$224 - $274
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.8L V10 XLT • 315,000 miles
San Ysidro CA 92173
Oct 5, 2020
$238 - $290
2009 Ford F-550 Super Duty
6.4L V8 Turbo Diesel XLT • 59,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89149
Sep 25, 2020
$239 - $293
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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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