View Full Version : help with track rod???

05-19-2008, 08:22 PM
i was getting a vibration from one of my rear tires. so i put the car in the air and the only thing that i could see moving was this bushing(i believe its the track rod) i tried taking off the nut to remove the bolt to a better look. i got it loosen but now it just spins like the bolt is broken inside the bushing. i cant tighten or get the bolt off. any advise?


05-19-2008, 08:56 PM
That's the rear Toe Adjustment link.

Since you've managed to get the nut most of the way off, and now have some of that bolt/joint apart. Get a set of "Vise-Grip" pliers and crank 'er down in the that gap getting a good hold on that bolt. If you have an impact, now is time to use it to get that nut off. Otherwise, I hope you can get a real good grip w/ the visegrips.

This would mean you should replace that arm & "ball joint". So, if it comes down to it, just cut it off. You'll need an alignment afterwards