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Audi Q3 Inner Tie Rod End Replacement

All in all, an inner tie rod end replacement is typically an affordable repair. Though the cost depends on the year, make, and model of your car.

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Audi Q3 Inner Tie Rod End Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Audi Q3 Inner Tie Rod End Replacement is $314. 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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2017 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium • 27,000 miles
Upland CA 91786
Nov 23, 2020
$274 - $334
2020 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo S-Line Premium • 14,000 miles
Menifee CA 92585
Nov 13, 2020
$266 - $326
2016 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 28,000 miles
Loma Mar CA 94021
Nov 12, 2020
$305 - $373
2015 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Prestige • 79,000 miles
Fullerton CA 92838
Nov 9, 2020
$295 - $361
2019 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 36,000 miles
Escondido CA 92030
Nov 4, 2020
$306 - $374
2020 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo S-Line Premium • 10,000 miles
Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920
Nov 3, 2020
$253 - $309
2020 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo S-Line Premium Plus • 23,000 miles
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
Oct 30, 2020
$270 - $330
2017 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 51,000 miles
Bonita CA 91902
Oct 27, 2020
$305 - $373
2017 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo Premium Plus • 39,000 miles
Fresno CA 93750
Oct 27, 2020
$277 - $339
2020 Audi Q3
2.0L L4 Turbo S-Line Premium Plus • 11,000 miles
Lompoc CA 93436
Oct 27, 2020
$270 - $330
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Jan 21, 2021 4:52 PM
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What is an Inner 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 inner tie rods connects the steering rack to an outer tie rod. The inner tie rods are located inside the steering rack’s rubber boots.

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Symptoms of a failing Inner 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 Inner Tie Rod End Replacement?

Tie rod ends are a part of your steering system. If you’d prefer to drive your car safely and in the direction you intended, then it’s probably wise to get your tie rod ends replaced immediately.

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