ACDelco 46A0986A | Steering Tie Rod End

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Steering Tie Rod End

Fits: 03-07 Honda Accord, 04-08 Acura TL, 04-08 Acura TSX

Special Price $26.34 Regular Price $30.99
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Inner Steering Tie Rod End



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Castle Nut IncludedYES
End 1 GenderMale
End 2 GenderMale
FAQ - A1Yes. ACDelco Advantage Chassis parts are for both GM and non-GM vehicle applications.
FAQ - A2Yes. Installing new tie rod ends or tie rod end adjusting sleeves can interfere with the alignment of your vehicle, so a full four-wheel vehicle alignment is recommended following any tie rod and tie rod component replacement.
FAQ - Q1Can I use ACDelco Advantage Chassis parts on my non-GM vehicle?
FAQ - Q2Should I perform a vehicle alignment after installing new tie rod ends or tie rod end adjusting sleeves?
Features & Benefits - B1Superb strength for durability
Features & Benefits - B10Manufactured at ISO 9001-certified facilities to ensure consistent high quality
Features & Benefits - B2Consistent torque for smooth operation
Features & Benefits - B3Full ball stud
Features & Benefits - B4Low-friction double bearing for high impact resistance
Features & Benefits - B5Undergo extreme impact, wear, and fatigue testing to ensure quality and durability
Features & Benefits - B6Dust boot is installed and attached to reduce contamination, increase durability, and extend service life
Features & Benefits - B7Polyurethane dust boot resists cracking, splitting, dry rot, and corrosion
Features & Benefits - B8Greaseable design for long life
Features & Benefits - B9Coated for corrosion resistance
Good Maintenance Practices - S1 B1Inspect or have your tie rod components inspected for signs of wear. Potholes, bumpy road conditions, and minor accidents can all result in tie rod wear, and in extreme instances, bending or breakage. Inspect your tie rod components regularly, following exposure to events that may harm them, or when you experience signs of tie rod component wear.
Good Maintenance Practices - S1 B2Keep your tie rod ends lubricated. Road hazards like rough terrain or hitting curbs can damage tie rods and cause lubrication to leak out. Once lubrication is lost, the tie rod may loosen and bind up, preventing proper function. Check or have your tie rod ends checked and lubricated if necessary.
Good Maintenance Practices - S1 B3Use a sleeve rotating tool to rotate your tie rod end adjusting sleeve and apply penetrating oil to the clamps and sleeve before loosening it. Proper sleeve rotation is key to helping prevent damage and a loose fit between the sleeve and tie rod end.
Good Maintenance Practices - S1 B4Installation of new tie rod components can interfere with the alignment of your vehicle. Perform a full four-wheel vehicle alignment after any tie rod replacement.
Grease Fitting IncludedNO
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Marketing Statement - Product LineACDelco Advantage Chassis products provide high-quality parts at a tremendous value. Engineered to the fit, form, and function of a premium aftermarket line, ACDelco Advantage Chassis include tie rod ends, ball joints, control arms, steering and suspension links, steering arms, and bushings - all at an economical price. With ACDelco Advantage parts, installation hardware is included where needed.
Mkt_State_Warranty_US12 Month / Unlimited Mile Limited Warranty (Parts Only). Please see for more details.
Product DescriptionACDelco Advantage Steering Tie Rod Ends are economical replacement components for your GM and non-GM vehicle. They connect your vehicle's steering linkage to the steering knuckle. These dependable aftermarket steering tie rod ends offer quality and performance, all at an economical price. ? WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -
Programming RequiredNO
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B1Unexpected noises: clunking noises while turning your vehicle's steering wheel may indicate tie rod end and sleeve wear. A knocking sound from the front end of the vehicle during low speed steering often indicates a problem with the outer tie rod end.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B2Vehicle wandering: if your vehicle pulls to the side while driving at speed, braking, or going over bumps, tie rod end and sleeve wear may be the cause.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B3Tire wear: excessive tire wear may indicate tie rod end and sleeve wear.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B4Sagging tires: bad tie rods cannot properly support the wheels of your vehicle, resulting in sagging tires as a common sign of tie rod problems.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B5Vibration while driving: loose tie rod connections will allow your tire to wobble on its axis. This wobble may be felt as a vibration or shaking in the steering wheel and front axle while driving your vehicle.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B6Excessive play in steering linkage: excessive movement or play in your vehicle's steering linkage may indicate tie rod end and sleeve wear.
Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - S1 B7Alignment issues: an inability to set the proper alignment for your vehicle may be a sign of tie rod end and sleeve wear.
Tie Rod End Thread Diameter0.551



  • 2004-2008 Acura TSX - Position: Inner
  • 2003-2007 Honda Accord - Position: Inner
  • 2004-2008 Acura TL - Position: Inner
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