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School me on inner tie rods please

Let’s talk inner tie rods

 

Inner Tie Rods 101

innter tie rod for Volvo 850 As you can see from the picture of the inner tie rod, it is basically a rod that screws into the rack. There is a ball like joint on the end of the smaller rod where it is inserted into the bigger part that screws into the steering rack. When the inner tie rod is worn, the ball joint moves in and out, which it is not supposed to do. There is no way to fix this, you can just replace it.

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Bonus! More on the Volvo 850

Volvo unveiled an entirely new model series in June 1991, the Volvo 850 GLT. The Volvo 850 GLT was launched under the banner of “A dynamic car with four world-beating breakthroughs”.

The four new features were: transverse 5-cylinder engine driving the front wheels, Delta-link rear axle which combined the dynamics and ride comfort of independent suspension with the security of a live rear axle, the SIPS integrated side-impact protection system, and the self-adjusting front seat belt mechanism.

The exterior design of the 850 bore a strong Volvo identity, and its 740 and 940 heritage was immediately apparent.

Volvo 850 GLT received a tumultuous welcome; seldom has a new car reaped so many awards as the 850.

Over the intervening years, the 850 series has been expanded with additional variants, among them turbocharged petrol versions and a direct-injection turbo-diesel.

The Volvo 850 was also the first car in the world to offer side-impact airbags, which were introduced in autumn 1994.

In model year 1997, the S70 replaced the 850 Sedan car.

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