Sentra 2008

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
When reconnecting spiral cable, fix cable with a tape so that fixing case and rotating part keep aligned. This will omit neutral position alignment procedure during spiral cable installation.

  1. Set vehicle to the straight-ahead position.
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  3. Remove driver air bag module. Refer to Air Bags (Supplemental Restraint System) in the Chassis Electrical Section.
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  5. Remove steering wheel lock nut after steering is locked.
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  7. Release steering wheel from steering column assembly using Tool ST27180001 (J-25726-A).

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    Fig. Release steering wheel from steering column assembly using Tool ST27180001 (J-25726-A).

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  9. Disconnect audio, illumination and cruise control switch connectors, if equipped.
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  11. Remove the steering wheel.
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To install:

  1. Install the steering wheel.
  2.  
  3. Connect audio, illumination and cruise control switch connectors, if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Engage steering wheel to steering column assembly using Tool ST27180001 (J-25726-A).
  6.  
  7. Tighten the steering wheel.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering column

  8.  
  9. Install steering wheel lock nut after steering is locked.
  10.  
  11. Install driver air bag module. Refer to Air Bags (Supplemental Restraint System) in the Chassis Electrical Section.
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  13. Set vehicle to the straight-ahead position.
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