GM Caprice 1990-1993 Repair Guide

Steering Wheel

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See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Steering wheel and horn cap assembly removal - without Air Bag system



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Fig. Fig. 2: Steering wheel and horn cap assembly removal - with Air Bag system


WARNING
Before attempting any repairs involving the steering wheel or disassembly of it, ensure the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (Air Bag) system is properly disarmed.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



If the vehicle is equipped with S.I.R. (AIR BAG) system, ensure the prior disarming procedure is followed.

1990 CAPRICE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the horn pad.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the horn contact lead.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retainer and steering wheel nut.
  8.  
  9. Using a suitable steering wheel puller, remove the steering wheel.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the steering wheel nut to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
  12.  

1992-93 CAPRICE

CAUTION
The vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system, follow the recommended disarming procedures before performing any work on or around the system. Failure to do so may result in possible deployment of the air bag and/or personal injury.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disable the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system as follows:
    1. Turn the steering wheel so the vehicle's wheels are pointing straight-ahead.
    2.  
    3. Remove the left sound insulator by removing the nut from the stud and gently prying the insulator from the knee bolster.
    4.  
    5. Remove the SIR fuse from the fuse block.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) clip and yellow 2-way SIR harness connector at the base of the steering column.
    8.  

  4.  
  5. Loosen the screws and locknuts from the back of the steering wheel using a suitable Torx® driver or equivalent, until the inflator module can be released from the steering wheel. Remove the inflator module from the steering wheel.
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