Bad Inner Tie Rod Bushings
Hi, all. First posting for me.
I have a 1996 Chrysler Concorde in need of either new inner tie rods, or inner tie rod bushings.
I have spent much time on Google, YouTube, etc., looking for ways to gain access to the retaining bolts, but the information I have seen so far hasn't helped much. Some have suggested removing the cowling underneath the wiper arms, and even the wiper motor itself, but I see little room to be gained by removing the cowling since it is attached to a protruding part of the firewall. Not sure about the wiper motor just yet.
This car has the big 3.5 engine (LXi model), and I need to remove the plastic air intake tubing behind the aluminum intake plenum before I can even get to the retaining bolts.
How can I get this (tubing) out? Will I have to remove a wiring junction box attached to the passenger side strut area first?
Be glad to post some pictures if need be.