LaCrosse 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disable the SIR system for zone 3.
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  3. Turn OFF the ignition.
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  5. Rotate the steering wheel until 2 of the 4 access slots are in the 12 o-clock position and accessible with a small flat-bladed tool.
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  7. Insert the small flat-bladed tool into the openings to release the steering wheel inflatable restraint module from the steering wheel.
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  9. Rotate the steering wheel 180° and insert the small flat-bladed tool into the openings to release the steering wheel inflatable restraint module from the steering wheel.
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  11. Disconnect the horn switch and the inflatable restraint electrical connectors.
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  13. Remove the inflatable restraint steering wheel module.
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  15. Scribe an alignment mark on the steering wheel hub. Align the mark with the slash mark on the steering shaft.
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  17. Loosen the steering wheel nut.
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  19. Position the steering wheel nut flush with the end of the steering shaft.
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  21. Assemble a steering wheel puller with legs on the steering wheel.
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  23. Use the puller in order to unseat the steering wheel from the steering shaft.
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  25. Remove the puller.
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  27. Remove the steering shaft nut.
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  29. Remove the steering wheel from the steering shaft.
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  31. Remove the SIR connector from the steering wheel.
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To install:

  1. Route the SIR connector through the steering wheel.
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  3. Align the scribe mark on the steering wheel with the slash mark on the steering shaft.
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  5. Install the steering wheel.
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  7. Install the steering shaft nut and tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
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  9. Connect the inflatable restraint connectors.
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  11. Align the retaining pins on the inflatable restraint module with the steering wheel.
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  13. Push the inflatable restraint module to secure.
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  15. Enable the air bag system.
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