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GMC Yukon XL 2500 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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GMC Yukon XL 2500 Outer Tie Rod End Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for GMC Yukon XL 2500 Outer Tie Rod End Replacement is $217. 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 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLE • 119,000 miles
Calexico CA 92231
Nov 16, 2020
$185 - $226
2004 GMC Yukon XL 2500
8.1L V8 SLE • 10,000 miles
Rocklin CA 95677
Oct 31, 2020
$189 - $231
2011 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLE • 40,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89106
Oct 30, 2020
$194 - $237
2006 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLT • 99,000 miles
San Jose CA 95117
Oct 28, 2020
$204 - $250
2004 GMC Yukon XL 2500
8.1L V8 SLE • 234,000 miles
Stockton CA 95207
Oct 23, 2020
$203 - $249
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLT • 102,000 miles
Rancho Cordova CA 95741
Oct 17, 2020
$193 - $235
2012 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLE • 131,000 miles
Menifee CA 92584
Oct 11, 2020
$180 - $220
2012 GMC Yukon XL 2500
6.0L V8 SLE • 28,000 miles
Chula Vista CA 91914
Oct 5, 2020
$199 - $243
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
8.1L V8 SLT • 38,000 miles
Loma Linda CA 92357
Oct 2, 2020
$213 - $261
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
8.1L V8 SLT • 216,000 miles
San Diego CA 92114
Sep 16, 2020
$193 - $235
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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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