GM S10/S15/Sonoma Pick-Ups 1982-1993 Repair Manual

Steering Wheel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Position the steering wheel so that it is in the horizontal position and the front wheel are straight.
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  5. If equipped with a horn cap (most late models), pry the cap from the center of the steering wheel. If equipped with a steering wheel shroud (most early models), remove the screw from the rear of the steering wheel and remove the shroud.
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If the horn cap or shroud is equipped with an electrical connector it must be disengaged in order to remove the cap/shroud from the steering column.

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Fig. Fig. 1: On vehicles equipped with a steering wheel shroud, loosen the retainer and remove the shroud



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the snapring retainer clip from the steering shaft



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Fig. Fig. 3: Once the clip is removed, loosen and remove the wheel retaining nut



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Fig. Fig. 4: Use a suitable threaded puller to loosen the steering wheel from the shaft