Dodge Ram Van 1500 2001 Front Tire toed out? How to manually adjust one side???

Asked by Mar 15, 2012 at 07:48 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Fornt tire toed out/  Can I manually adust it back in??
Bari  bari1hndy@yahoo.com

2 Answers

1,365

Your alignment really shouldnt change too much. Something may be worn out or bent. I would definately inspect the front end. Ball joints and tie rod ends are very common for excessive play. The adjustment can be found by following the outer tie rod end toward the center of vehicle. There is a sleeve connecting the inner and outer tie rod ends. loosen the 2 bolts on sleeve and turn sleeve. Good luck

405

I personally, would not try to manually adjust the front end unless I had an alignment machine. You can adjust the tie rod end but without a proper machine you are risking your and your family's lives, not to mention the countless people on the road. Go to a proper alignment shop and get the job done right. It is an 11 year old vehicle and depending on when the last alignment was done, you probably need some work done on the front end.

Your Answer

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,667 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    6,390
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,160
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    5,570
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,230 Great Deals out of 183,025 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,132 Great Deals out of 183,036 listings starting at $1,898
Used Ram 1500
939 Great Deals out of 116,074 listings starting at $6,499
Used Dodge Ram 2500
151 Great Deals out of 5,094 listings starting at $2,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
787 Great Deals out of 68,288 listings starting at $1,350
Used Toyota Tundra
442 Great Deals out of 33,908 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Tacoma
567 Great Deals out of 42,382 listings starting at $2,999
Used Dodge Charger
452 Great Deals out of 27,920 listings starting at $1,650
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
356 Great Deals out of 43,711 listings starting at $1,250
Used Dodge Challenger
248 Great Deals out of 21,415 listings starting at $6,999
Used Nissan Titan
205 Great Deals out of 19,569 listings starting at $2,300
Used Dodge Dakota
126 Great Deals out of 3,692 listings starting at $1,650
Used Chevrolet Colorado
266 Great Deals out of 29,822 listings starting at $2,395
Used Dodge Ram 3500
93 Great Deals out of 2,193 listings starting at $4,993
Used Jeep Wrangler
281 Great Deals out of 15,911 listings starting at $2,997

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.