Ridgeline 2007-2008

Tie Rod Ends

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jackstands.
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  5. Remove the wheels.
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  7. Disconnect tie rod end.
    1. Remove the cotter pin and nut.
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    3. Disconnect tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
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  9. Matchmark the tie rod end to the tie rod.
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  11. Loosen the tie rod end locking nut.
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  13. Carefully remove the tie rod end, counting the number of revolutions (or threads) for installation reference.
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To install:

  1. Install the tie rod end.
    1. Carefully install the tie rod end, counting the number of revolutions until it reaches the reference from the removal.
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    3. Tighten the tie rod end locking nut.
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    5. Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle and tighten the nut to xx ft. lbs. (xx Nm).
    6.  
    7. Install a new cotter pin.
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  3. Install the wheels.
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  5. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Check the toe-in measurement.
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