CTS 2006-2007, CTS-V 2005-2007, DTS 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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CAUTION
When performing service on or near the SIR components or the SIR wiring, the SIR system must be disabled. Refer to SIR Disabling and Enabling . Failure to observe the correct procedure could cause deployment of the SIR components, personal injury, or unnecessary SIR system repairs.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disable the SIR system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the inflatable restraint steering wheel module.
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  9. Disconnect the steering column electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the steering wheel retaining nut.
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  13. Install J 42578 steering wheel puller legs and the J 1859-A steering wheel puller to the steering wheel.
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  15. Using the puller with the special legs, remove the steering wheel.

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    Fig. Steering wheel with puller shown

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  17. Install the steering wheel.
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  19. Install the steering wheel retaining nut. Tighten the nut to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
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  21. Connect the steering column electrical connector.
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  23. Install the inflator module.
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  25. Enable the SIR system.
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  27. Connect the negative battery cable.
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