To have your tires on your Mitsubishi move left and right or front to back, tie rods are parts that are a part of the steering process. The tie rod includes a part that is a ball-and-socket joint and can be worn over time from constant movement. During the tie rod end replacement service, a certified technician will put your Mitsubishi on the lift to inspect the tie rods. Once they determine that they need to be replaced, the old ones will be removed and replaced with factory-approved parts. Before returning your Mitsubishi to you, the technician will test the part and ensure that it can make the appropriate movements to be operational.
This tie rod end replacement service should be done to keep the steering and turning off your wheels operational while driving. Tie rods that have expired and are no longer operating properly can cause the driver to experience difficulty steering. To prevent further damage to the steering system and your wheels, you should bring your Mitsubishi in once you notice uncomfortable steering and loud clunking noises from your tires.
If you choose not to have the service completed right away, the steering in your Mitsubishi will continue to tighten and become more difficult on daily commutes. It is not a safe practice to continue operating your vehicle, as the loss of steering control could happen, and you will be responsible for much more than a replacement service. Not only will other parts in the steering system begin to wear, but so will your tires.
The service department at Vern Eide Mitsubishi is equipped with helpful staff and certified technicians that are committed to assisting you with your service needs. Located in Sioux Falls SD, we also serve Mitsubishi owners in the nearby cities of Mitchell, Watertown, Aberdeen, Chamberlain, Pierre, and Rapid City SD. When you bring in your Mitsubishi, you will be met with a comfortable customer waiting area stocked with your favorite coffee beverages, sodas, and snacks. We also have kids play area to keep the little ones entertained while you wait. If you need to leave your Mitsubishi with us, take advantage of our early bird drop off and we will have your car ready upon your return. Contact our service department today to schedule your next service.