What Is Tie Rod End? Types Of Tie Rod Ends?

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Tie Rod end is attached to one end of the Tie Rod. What is a tie rod? Tie rod is a rod that connects both the tyres/ wheels to the suspension and steering components. To one end of the tie rod, tie rod end is connected and to the other end of the tie rod, ball joint is connected which is further connected to the other wheel’s tie rod. 

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  • Parts of a tie rod end

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A typical tie rod end has the following parts:

  1. Socket Ball body which houses the spherical bearing and the pre – load spring
  2. Spherical bearing and preload spring helps in movement left and right as driver moves the steering wheel
  3. Ball Stud along with nut is connected to the suspension and steering components for connecting with the wheel for movement
  4. Threaded stem or Metal rod which is attached to the tie rod through a threaded nut
  5. Rubber cover which acts a sliding seal
  6. Closure Cap which acts as a seal and ensures the spring is safe. 

Different types of tie rod ends are:

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  • Symptoms Tie rod end require change

Tie rod is a very important part of the suspension and steering components. Due to constant use and wear and tear, the tie rod & tie rod end may need replacement for proper safety and movement. It is very important that tie rod and tie rod end are checked for wear and tear as a faulty tie rod/ tie rod end may be fatal for the driver and the vehicle.

Below are some symptoms that tie rod end need to be replaced:-

  1. Front end alignment is off – One of the main job of the tie rod end is to keep the things solid in the front of the vehicle. The tie rod end is connected to the other parts of the suspension and steering parts like Tie rod, Ball joint, tyre, wheel, stabilizer linkages etc and helps to keep all these parts in balance and aligned. In case the truck wheel alignment is off or the vehicle is not going straight, the tie rod end might need replacement. 
  1. Steering wheel shakes or feels loose – In case the steering wheel is shaky or feeling too loose, the tie rod end might be the problem. When the tie rod end wears out, it starts to bounce and has some play or becomes in loose condition. This play or loose condition will start to cause vibration or shakiness to the driver. 
  1. Uneven and excessive tire wear – The tires will excessive wear and tire in the inner or outer sides due to vibration or bouncing caused by a malfunctioned tie rod end. It is very important that the tyres be inspected by a mechanic and tie rod end be replaced if required.
Model NoItemVehicle
T1064TIE ROD END SUMO VICTATATA Sumo & TATA Victa
T1089TIE ROD END SET SUMOTATA Sumo
T1065TIE ROD END TATA ACETATA ACE
T1086TIE ROD END SET SUPER ACETATA SUPER ACE
T1087TIE ROD END SET ACE MAGIC LONGTATA ACE Magic
T1070TIE ROD END SET PRIMA BEND TYPETATA Prima
T3638tie rod end prima/3118 straight type spanner size 41TATA prima/ 3118
T1071TIE ROD END SET 1210/1510 [24MM]TATA 1210/ 1510
T2195TIE ROD END 1210 RIGHTTATA 1210 right
T1072TIE ROD END SET 2416/2516/1612[30MM]30mm TATA 2416 2516 1612
T1074TIE ROD END SET 2213/2415 [28MM]TATA 2213 2415
T1075TIE ROD END SET 2516[24MM]TATA 2516 (24mm)
T1076TIE ROD END SET 609/709TATA 609 709
T1079TIE ROD END SET 709 TURBO[22MM]TATA 709 Turbo
T1080TIE ROD END SET 909 [30MM]TATA 909
T1081TIE ROD END SET 608/FORCE TRAVELLER [20MM]TATA 608 FORCE TRAVELLER
T2194TIE ROD END 608/ FORCE TRAVELLER RIGHTTATA 608/ Force Traveller right
T1108TIE ROD END SET FORCE TRAVELLER /608[20MM]TATA 608 FORCE TRAVELLER
T1109TIE ROD END SET FORCE TRAX CRUISERForce Trax Cruiser
T1082TIE ROD END SET 407 O/M [18MM]TATA 407 Old Model
T1083TIE ROD END SET 407 TURBO [20MM]TATA 407 Turbo
T2193TIE ROD END 407 RIGHTTATA 407 right
T2033TIE ROD END 410TATA 410
T3642tie rod end signa [30×1.5]TATA Signa
T1085TIE ROD END 207TATA 207 di
T1084TIE ROD END SET 207 RX [20MM]
T1090TIE ROD END SET IRISTATA IRIS
T1091TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA LOADKING /DI 3200/NISSANMahindra Loadking/ Nissan/ DI 3200 Mahindra
T1097TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA MAXXIMOMahindra Maxximo
T1100TIE ROD END SET AMW N/MAMW new Model
T1101TIE ROD END SET AMW O/MAMW Old Model
T1102TIE ROD END SET LEYLAND 3516 [24MM]Leyland 3516
T1105TIE ROD END SET LEYLAND DOSTLeyland Dost
T1107TIE ROD END SET LEYLAND 2214 [30MM]Leyland 2214
T1106TIE ROD END SET LEYLAND 4018 [30MM]Leyland 4018
T1088TIE ROD END SET WINGERTATA Winger
T1092TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA MARSHAL/ARMADA SET OF 4Mahindra Marshal/ Armada
T1093TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA BOLLERO O/MMahindra Bolero Old Model
T1094TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA BOLLERO N/MMahindra Bolero New Model
T1095TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA MAX TURBO SET OF 4Mahindra Max Turbo
T1096TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA SCORPIOMahindra Scorpio
T1098TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA XYLOMahindra Xylo
T1099TIE ROD END SET MAHINDRA GiOMahindra gio
T3640tie rod end navistar[30×1.5]Navistar
T3639tie rod end bharat benz 3123 [30×1.5]Bharat Benz 3123
T3986TIE ROD END SET BHARAT BENZ 1617Bharat Benz 1617
T3641tie rod end MAN o/m [30×1.5]MAN old model
T3714tie rod end right side thresher & combineThrasher & Combine

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