Some models covered by this manual may be equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in Section 6.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the driver air bag module.
Disconnect the electrical connector.
CAUTIONPosition the front wheels in a straight ahead position and centralize steering wheel. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the clockspring.
CAUTIONMake sure no damage is occurred to the electrical connectors. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the vehicle.
Remove the steering wheel.
CAUTIONFailing to install the special tool to the clockspring may result in damage to the vehicle.
- Install the special tool 211-326 to the clockspring.
- To install steering wheel, reverse removal procedure. Tighten to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).