CAR Track Rod End

Tie rod end: common defects and their signs

  1. Wear-out of the joint.
    • Knocking is heard at steering wheel turning.
    • Free movement of the steering wheel increased.
    • Wobbling is noticeable at steering wheel turning.
  2. Free movement.
    • When passing over small obstacles, wobbling of the steering wheel occurs.
    • At small speed, radius of wheels turning doesn’t comply with that of steering wheel turn.
    • The car deviates from the set trajectory.
    • Foreign sounds appear in the wheels area during driving.

How to replace tie rod end?

If the tie rod end is defective, it should be replaced, as it is not subject to repair. As special skills are required for this procedure performing, and wheels alignment angles should be adjusted after installation of a new component, it is mandatory to replace this automotive part at a service station only.

It is recommended to install a new dust boot for the tie rod together with replacement of the tie rod end, as its lifetime is not too long and breakdown of the dust boot can cause breakage of the new tie rod end.

It is recommended to perform tie rod end replacement at a service station.
Replace both tie rod ends simultaneously.
During replacement of tie rod ends, inspect steering tie rods as well.
Average operation lifetime: 40 000 – 70 000 km.

Types:

  1. By material:
    • cast iron;
    • aluminum;
    • steel.
  2. By mounting side:
    • right;
    • left;
    • for both sides.
  3. By mounting axle:
    • for the front axle;
    • for the rear axle.

Track Rod End Information

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RIDEX Tie Rod End
Article № : 914T0011
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£ 7,37
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  • Fitting Position: Front Axle, Left
  • Length [mm]: 95
  • Cone Size [mm]: 13,2

OEM-Number

1J 04 2 281 1B

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RIDEX Tie Rod End
Article № : 914T0013
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  • Outer thread [mm]: M10 x 1,25, M14 x 1,5
  • Weight [kg]: 0,367
  • Required quantity: 1

OEM-Number

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Article № : 914T0003
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  • Fitting Position: Front Axle
  • Length [mm]: 156
  • Thread Type: for right-hand thread, with external thread

OEM-Number

8D 14 2 207 2

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Article № : 284R0002
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  • Fitting Position: Front Axle Right
  • Thread Size: M12X1.5

OEM-Number

1J 04 2 280 4H

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RIDEX Tie Rod End
Article № : 914T0023
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  • Fitting Position: Front axle both sides
  • Length [mm]: 72
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Article № : 914T0042
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  • Fitting Position: Front Axle, Left, Outer
  • Length [mm]: 94
  • Thread Size 1: M14x1,5

OEM-Number

6R 04 2 381 1

6Q 14 2 305 5L

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  • Fitting Position: Right
  • Length [mm]: 195
  • Thread Size 1: MM10X1.25R

OEM-Number

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Article № : 914T0004
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  • Fitting Position: Front Axle, Left and right
  • Thread Size 1: M14x1,5
  • Thread Size 2: M10x1,25

OEM-Number

38 17 5 0

38 17 1 8

38 17 5 2

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