14-4. TIE ROD ADJUSTMENT (CONT)
Measure distance (x) between two marks
on front tread surfaces (a) of tires made in
Measure the distance (y) between two
marks on rear tread surfaces (b) of tires
made in Step (1)(c).
Distance (x) between marks on front of
tires should measure 0 to 1/8 in. (0-3.2
N·m) less than distance (y) between
marks on rear of tires.
If toe-in specifications outlined in Step
(1)(f) above are not met, adjust tie rod as
described in Step (2) below.
If necessary, adjust tie rod (1) for proper toe-
Loosen nut (2) and screw (3) at clamps
(4) on each end of tie rod (1).
Turn tie rod (1) in or out to shorten or
lengthen as required until correct toe-in is
Tighten nut (2) and screw (3) at clamps
(4) on each end of tie rod (1) to 50-65 lb-
ft (67.8-88.1 N·m).
END OF TASK