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Removing Steering Wheel Column

5871 Views 14 Replies 4 Participants Last post by  Stingroo
Could you guys tell me how to do this? I don't even see where to start..

My turn signal has been broke for a year now. I got it "fixed" yesterday, but it broke again after about 30 minutes. The mechanic had fixed it to the point that the turn signals worked but the high beams did not. He said something about needing a metal piece in the back of the switch.

When he finished the repair it was hard to switch the signal between left and right flashers and eventually it snapped. I kinda knew it wasn't fixed because the turn signal isn't supposed to feel that stiff.

If you guys tell me how to remove the steering wheel, then I can go to Pick a Part and remove the parts I need and have the mechanic install them. The guy at the wrecking yard wanted to sell me the whole column but then I'd have to switch the ignition and get new keys, right?

I also need to know how to remove the air bag. I had to remove the fuse to the horn since it kept beeping on its own. Come to find out, my air bag is faulty.
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On my wagon, the needle is controlled by a little dinky piece of rope with a metal tab on it that moves the needle. Mine is misadjusted right now from when the column was pulled 2 months ago, still. lol

Also be prepared to remove a whole host of screws :lol: I lost count after 20 or so. There's a lot down there for all the panels under the wheel (I assume for sound deadening, or maybe leg protection in a crash? I don't know but they were annoying).
That one, I'll let you defer to the expert.

*stares at Jayoldschool*
You are when compared to my limited knowledge. :lol:

Besides, don't you teach shop for a living? C'mon now. :p
Ahhh. I figured you taught shop since I remember you saying you did your T56 swap in the school shop and Nick almost burnt the place down. :lol: :lol:

This is true. Without the forum(s) I'd be lost in a sea of stuff. That's why I support though. If *************** had a support setup I'd do it there too.
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