Protege 1999-2000

Clockspring

Print

Clockspring Centering



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION
    After disconnecting the battery, wait for more than 1 minute for the SAS to deplete its stored energy.

  4.  
  5. Place the wheel in the straight-ahead position and turn the ignition switch to LOCK.
  6.  
  7. Remove the SAS module and the steering wheel removing or disconnecting the following:

    Cover clips at both sides of the steering wheel
     
    Steering wheel-to-SAS module bolts
     
    SAS module from the steering wheel and disconnect the electrical connector
     
    Steering wheel-to-column nut
     
    Steering wheel from the steering column using a suitable puller
     
    Clock spring
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Set the front wheels straight ahead. Install the clock spring.
    CAUTION
    The clock spring will break if over wound. Do not force the clock spring when turning it.

  2.  
  3. Turn the clock spring clockwise until it stops.
  4.  
  5. Turn the clock spring counterclockwise 2 3 / 4 turns.
  6.  
  7. Align the mark on the clock spring with the mark on the outer housing.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Align the mark on the clock spring with the mark on the outer housing

  8.  
  9. Install the remaining components.
  10.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo