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Inner tie rod boot

Inner tie rod boot The inner tire rod boot has one job; to keep dust and dirt away from the inner tie rod ball and socket and from the rack seal. The boot is clamped on one end to the steering rack housing and on the other end to the inner tie rod shaft. As the rack moves in and out of the steering gear housing, the accordion style boot opens and compresses. What causes the inner tie rod boot to fail? The rubber boot can be physically damaged during … Read More


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