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Old 08-23-2017, 09:13 AM
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Default Troubleshoot Tire Thread Wear

I've got a 2004 Ranger. 4WD xlt with 4.0l engine. It's got 250k miles on it.

My drivers side front tire is worn to the thread on the inside edge.

Is it most likely a bad shock?
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Old 08-23-2017, 10:20 AM
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Default Re: Troubleshoot Tire Thread Wear

With a flashlight, floor jack, long pry bar and a long handle channel lock, you can inspect the front end for wear and damage in about 10 minutes in the driveway and get a good, correct answer. It's most likely not a worn out shock.
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Old 08-23-2017, 11:25 AM
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Default Re: Troubleshoot Tire Thread Wear

A bad shock should not cause tire wear. Tire wear is caused by either something worn in the suspension, or the inner or outer tie rods are worn causing the toe in/out setting to be off.
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