I sold my Z24 to a friend. She knew the front bearing was bad. In 6 weeks she put 7800 miles on the car. Now it needs tie rods. Could this be from driving it with a bad bearing?

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Asked by Dec 15, 2012 at 07:08 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

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More likely is that the car is 12 years old. Bad bearings shouldn't allow enough movement to wear out tie rod ends.

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Bad bearings normally won't damage rod ends. Rod ends are a normal maintenance item and will fail regardless of other issues.

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