Mechanics

TIE RODS

2001 Kia Optima

Tires and Wheels problem
2001 Kia Optima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 76000 miles

can I still drive with a bad left tie rod
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Vcataldo3
July 7, 2008.



Dependes on how bad. If worn enough tie rod could become disconnected and you lose streeing control. If not too bad steering vibration and abnormal tire wear.
Hope this helps

Docfixit
Jul 7, 2008.