Sprinter 2005-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the ground cable on the battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air bag module from the steering wheel.
    NOTE
    The steering wheel has master splines but the steering shaft does not. The steering wheel must be marked prior to removal or the wheel can be reinstalled wrong in any position.

  4.  
  5. Mark the steering wheel and steering column shaft with a paint pen to ensure the proper orientation when installing.
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  7. Turn the steering wheel and lock the steering wheel in the straight ahead position.
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  9. Remove the steering wheel bolt.
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  11. Remove the steering wheel from the steering column.
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To install:


NOTE
Align the marks on the steering wheel and steering column shaft while installing the wheel.

  1. Install the steering wheel onto the column.
  2.  
  3. Install the steering wheel bolt. Tighten to 59 ft. lbs. (80 N·m).
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  5. Install the air bag module.
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  7. Reconnect the battery ground cable.
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  9. Reset all the times and encode the radio.
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  11. Perform a road test to check the position of the steering wheel.
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