14-4. TIE ROD ADJUSTMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Vehicle parked on level ground
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Parking brake applied
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Wrench, Torque 0-175 lb-ft (0-237 N·m)
(Item 24, Appendix F)
Both front and rear tie rods are adjusted
the same way.
Measure toe-in of wheels.
(TM 10-3930-673-10) and straighten
wheels on axle. Stop engine (TM 10-
Mark front tread surface (a) of each
tire on axle with mark centered on
tread width and at same level as
distance from ground to center of axle
Mark rear tread surface (b) of each tire
on axle with mark centered on tread
width and at same level as distance from
ground to center of axle hub.