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So I been looking at replacing tie rods to see if that will help with my sloppy steering. I noticed on rock auto that all the replacement parts are greasable ones, are the factory one too? Could this be the reason for sloppy/floating steering? Also looking at doing upper and lower ball joints too, is this a point I should address as well to tighten up the front end?


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Alignment is in spec, brand new nittos that road forced under 5 and stock height. Sloppy is very spongy and not quick in response, at high 80 if I let go of the wheel it drifts back and forth and I can turn the wheel to 1 - 11 with no response. It feels like the front end end isn't even really there and it's kinda frightening to drive cause I don't feel in control. There is also vibe in the wheel a lil too.


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Our 2010 has no grease fittings. I see no problem with replacing with grease fitting equipped replacements as long as you maintain them. I drove vehicles for 40 years with front end components with grease fittings and if you regularly grease them they essentially never wear out under normal use.
 

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Alignment is in spec, brand new nittos that road forced under 5 and stock height. Sloppy is very spongy and not quick in response, at high 80 if I let go of the wheel it drifts back and forth and I can turn the wheel to 1 - 11 with no response. It feels like the front end end isn't even really there and it's kinda frightening to drive cause I don't feel in control. There is also vibe in the wheel a lil too.


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At 8000 miles the stealership replaced my outter tie rods cuz they said they saw play in them.to try and fix my vibration issue at 70 mph.... I say if everything in the suspension looks tight then I would suspect the steering gear box is probably at fault....
 
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