Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Removal & Installation

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Fig. Removal of the steering wheel using special puller tool.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Place the front wheels facing straight ahead.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before performing any work.
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  7. Remove the lower steering wheel cover.
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  9. Remove connector cover.
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  11. Disconnect the connector and remove the steering pad switch.
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  13. Remove the horn button assembly.
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  15. Remove the steering wheel assembly as follows:


    1. Remove the steering wheel assy set nut.
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    3. Place matchmarks on the steering wheel assy and steering main shaft assy.
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    5. Using SST 09950-50013 (09951-05010, 09952-05010, 09953-05020, 09954-05021), remove the steering wheel assy.
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To install:

  1. Align the matchmarks on the steering wheel assy and steering main shaft assy.
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  3. Install the steering wheel assy set nut and tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  5. Install the horn button assembly.
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  7. Connect the connector, then install the steering pad switch with the 2 screws.
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  9. Install the connector cover.
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  11. Install the lower steering wheel cover.
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  13. Inspect operation of the SRS warning light.
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