Car or truck wheel is making a thumping noise. Quickly diagnose suspension or tie rod trouble.

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Published on 19 Feb 2022, 17:01
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Are you hearing a thumping noise from your car or truck wheel? You can quickly figure out what is causing the noise if you watch this video! Andy shows you how to focus in on a front wheel noise to find out where it's coming from, and what's causing it! This time, the clunky thumping is coming from a loose tie rod. Tie rods have joints that can get loose as they wear out. Loose joints have play, which allows the front wheels to wander or wobble, and the metal parts of the loose joints will clunk when they move. This video shows you how to easily find and fix your thumping problem!

0:00 Car or truck wheel is making a thumping noise. Quickly diagnose suspension or tie rod trouble.
0:25 Zeroing in on the location the noise is coming from
2:03 Inspecting the inner and outer tie rods
4:32 Typical steering rack tie rod replacement procedure
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🔧 List of tools used:
• Complete Metric Socket Set
• Inner Tie Rod Removal Tool
• Tie Rod Puller
• Adjustable Wrench
• Socket Driver
• Socket Extensions
• Floor Jack
• Jack Stands

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