first: lift the side of car were the tie rod is damaged. first i must say i had one bent and i simply heated it with a welding torch and straightened it and it has been fine.
---- EDIT: NEVER bend back a tie rod it will not be the same, it will be weaker, and most likely break again, now as to the bent inner tie-rod to begin with if you have a bent inner tierod, i would be inspecting the entire front end, they dont just bend on there own, there would have to be some sort of impact to do that damage, meaning there could very well be more damage than just the inner tie-rod(i.e. bent control arm, damaged balljoints, damaged tire/rim, or even a bent sub-frame) if you dont know how to change a tierod than you are obviously not a mechanic and i advise you to just take your vehicle to a mechanic, it will save you more money in the long run, rather than someone getting under there not knowing what to do and doing even more damage. ----
But for the average guy ....
* take off tire
* buy or rent a tie rod puller tool and ball joint separator tool.
NOTE: Pickle fork versus a Pitman Arm Puller - pickle forks will likely destroy the grease boot on the outer tie rod! Pitman arm pullers are an excellent alternative and will not break the rubber
* Remove the outer tie rod fastening nut and separate from the steering knuckle
* use two wrenches 1 to hold the tie rod end nut the other to unscrew the tie rod end (outer tie rod).
Count the number of threads when unscrewing the end from the inner. When reassembling, you'll want the tie rod end screwed onto the new inner exactly the same number of threads to *mostly* preserve the alignment.
* there is a rubber boot on the controller arm end of the inner tie rod held on with a special type of metal clamp. Remove it and the boot.
TIP: these boot clamps are a real bear to get at and usually end up being cut. I have used a simple nylon zip-tie as a replacement for the clamp - a whole lot easier to put on.
* Remove inner tie rod - use the tool you rented, or possibly just a wrench on the connecting nut will work
NOTE: I found on a 2002 Focus the connecting 'nut' on the inside end of the tie rod had NO FLAT SIDES!! No wrench or inner tie rod tool was going to work. I tried all sorts of pipe wrenches to no success. Ended up using a pair of channel lock pliers to grab onto the darned thing and got it loose.
* Install new inner tie rod and boot
* Screw the outer tie rod onto the new inner rod, the same number of turns as on the old one.
If you are off by several turns you may not notice much (pulling to one side) but it will effect your tires, so it is recommended to get a front wheel alignment after a tie rod replacement.
* Reattach tie rod end to steering knuckle - nut and cotter pin (torque is somewhere in the 30 ft lb range).
You don't. If the axle beam is bent you replace it, if the frame is bent you sell it CHEAP and FAST.
Use a leak-down tester in the suspect cylinder to see if the valve is sealing.
If they are bent, yes.If they are bent, yes.
Blown head gasket, burnt or bent valve, spark plug loose, busted piston, worn or broken rings,
Replace the bent valves and inspect the pistons & head for damage. Replace and repair as necessary any defective parts.
Just replace the bent hinges along with the new hood. Salvage yard is a good source for these parts.
Most shaking in the steering wheel on ANY vehicle is caused by balance problems. The tire can be out of balance, the wheel can be bent or the axle (half-shaft) can be damaged and out of balance.
I bought a Ford removal tool at Best Buy for 6 bucks. I then bent it so I could insert 1 of the ends of each of the tools into the holes in the stereo facia. I then just pulled on the tools and the unit came out. I hope this helps.
Bent rim. If you rotate it to the rear it may eliminate problem. Have the wheels inspected and replace a bent one. Putting it on the rear will cause your rear axle bearings to wear out. Do not mount a bent wheel on your car, replace it.
The distance at which the light rays bent by the lens (or mirror) converge into a coherent image.
bent rim, something broken or bent, damage, exc. park and fix a.s.a.p.
It would be wise to replace the bent part with a new or good used one.
CHECK THE HINGES. IF THEY ARE BENT YOU MAY NEED TO REPLACE THEM. THIS IS WHAT I HAD TO DO WITH MY T-BIRD AND THE DOOR SHUT BEAUTIFUL. GOOD LUCK!
You need special optics to focus infra-red. The longer wavelengths do not focus at the same point (they are bent less by refraction). Mirror optics are better.
You don't, you replace it.
Bad tire out of balance Bent wheel rim Bent axle shaft Bad wheel bearing inner or outer
frame probably bent. Take it to a body shop or, better yet, replace the whole thing!!!
there rusted...there bent....there old...you need to replace them
If one is bent you replace it. If the finish is bad there are companies that refinish wheels.
tire out of balance or bent wheel or bent tie rod and some times stablelizer shock hope this helps
Best to replace
Bent shaft, replace PS pump
Replace the timing belt and pray that you dont have bent valves.
It depends on how it is bent. If it is just the flitting you can use a bar and a hammer. If it is the shaft you might be able to bend it back with a bar. If not you will have to replace it with new or used parts.