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1121 W Central Ave | Carthage, MO • M-F 8 to 5 | Sat 8 to 12
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Hunter Tire & Alignment Services provides Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement services to Carthage, MO, Joplin, MO, Lamar, MO, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement Services at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services

Regardless of the type of steering system in your vehicle, you use inner and outer tie rods. As an important part of your vehicle’s steering and suspension system, tie rods act as the link between your vehicle’s steering system and the steering arm, which is attached to the steering wheel. When you turn the steering wheel, the steering arm moves the front wheels through the steering system. The inner and outer tie rods connect to the steering arm in order to move the wheels of your vehicle. In the common rack-and-pinion steering system, the inner tie rods connect to the steering rack while the outer tie rods connect to the steering arms. The tie rods make steering and turning possible by moving your wheels in the desired direction. Without properly functioning tie rods, the steering mechanism would no longer operate as intended. Because inner and outer tie rods play such a significant role, replacing tie rods as necessary is important for overall vehicle maintenance.



Why Should You Have Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement Services Performed at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services?

Difficult, erratic, and unexpected steering are signs that your tie rods—inner, outer, or both—might need to be replaced. One indication that your tie rods may be loose is excessive and uneven tire wear. Vibrations and clunking noises emanating from the front of your vehicle are another sign. Steering that pulls or refuses to return to center are also signals that your inner and outer tie rods should be checked and possibly replaced by a member of our service staff. Wheels out of alignment may be signs of bad inner or outer tie rods. As an outer tie rod fails, the toe changes direction and the steering begins to pull. Clicking or grinding noise under your front wheels are other signs of bad tie rods. If you experience any warning signs of a malfunctioning tie rod, give us a call or contact us online, and allow our service staff to determine if your steering system requires tie rod replacements.

We proudly service the Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement needs of customers in Carthage, MO, Joplin, MO, Lamar, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Carthage MO | Joplin MO | Lamar MO | and surrounding areas

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Hunter Tire & Alignment Services

Hunter Tire & Alignment Services is a pillar of the community. Hunter Tire & Alignment Services is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Carthage, Missouri area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Hunter Tire & Alignment Services employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse Hunter Tire & Alignment Services website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (417) 358-8186
Fax: (417) 358-1757
Address: 1121 W Central Ave
Carthage, MO 64836

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