Sentra 1998

Removal & Installation

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With Air Bag



Specific to:

Nissan Altima 1999-2006

Nissan Sentra 1997-2006


CAUTION
The rotation of the spiral cable (SRS -Air bag- component part) is limited. If the steering gear must be removed, set the front wheels in the straight-ahead direction. Do not rotate the steering column while the steering gear is removed.


CAUTION
Remove the steering wheel before removing the steering lower joint to avoid damaging the SRS spiral cable.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove airbag module.
  6.  
  7. Remove steering wheel with a puller tool.
  8.  
  9. To install, reverse removal procedure. Torque the steering wheel nut to 22-29 ft. lbs. ( 29-39 Nm).

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    Fig. Removing steering wheel

  10.  

Without Air Bag



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 1997-2006

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the horn pad.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the horn connector. Remove the steering wheel nut.
  8.  
  9. Using a steering wheel removal tool, remove the steering wheel.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Torque the retaining nut to 22-29 ft. lbs. (29-39 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Be sure to align the turn signal cancel tab with the notch of the combination switch.
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