Aspen 2007, Durango 2005-2007

Tie Rod Ends

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Outer




NOTE
Do not twist the boot anytime during removal or installation.

  1. Loosen the jam nut.
  2.  
  3. Remove the outer tie rod end nut from the ball stud.
  4.  
  5. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle with Remover 8677.
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  7. Unthread the outer tie rod end from the inner tie rod. Count the number of turns when removing the tie rod end; this will give a good starting point when reassembling.

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    Fig. Outer tie rod details

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To install:


NOTE
Do not twist the boot at anytime during removal or installation.

  1. Thread the outer tie rod end onto the inner tie rod, to its original position.
  2.  
  3. Install the outer tie rod end into the steering knuckle.
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  5. Tighten the ball stud nut on the ball stud to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Set wheel toe pattern.
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  9. Tighten jam nut.
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