Infiniti G37 Inner Tie Rod End
About inner tie rod end
One of the two types of tie rod end in the steering system of the vehicle is the internal tie rod. It aids the transmission of power from the steering wheel to the steering knuckle placed on the wheels through a steering gear. The inner rod end is connected to the gearbox to align the direction of the vehicle to a particular angle. This scheme changes the length of the rod within the limits allowed. Hinge points between the steering gear, steering knuckle, and wheel are the tie rod ends. The ball joints are attached to both tie rod ends.
What is the purpose of inner tie rod end?
The internal tie rod end has the function of turning the vehicle's wheels forward and backward as directed by the driver. The inner tie rod axis is up, down, left, and right as the vehicle operates under continuous pressure on the roads while providing steering level.
How inner tie rod end works?
The inside tie rod end connects the steering gear rack to the steering knuckle on the wheels mounted. An adjustable sleeve between the inner and the outer tie rods allows the length of the tie rod end to be adjusted according to the direction angle. The end of the inner tie rod connects with the bearing housing. When the steering wheel turns, the motion is transmitted through various steering components to the steering gear until the force reaches the ends of the tie rod to turn the front wheels. The inner tie rod plays a vital part in pulling or pushing the front wheels when turning the steering wheel.
Where is inner tie rod end located?
The internal tie rod is at both ends of the steering gear. The steering knuckle connecting the wheels is connected to one end of the internal tie rod, while another end attaches to the steering gear mechanism.