Suzuki Forenza, Reno 2003-06

Clockspring

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Before servicing, or working around the SRS system, turn off the ignition switch and disconnect both battery cables. Wait at least three minutes before working on or around the SRS system.

  1. Position front wheels in straight ahead position.
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  3. Disconnect the negative and positive battery cables.
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  5. Remove the upper and the lower instrument trim panels.
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  7. Disconnect the steering wheel rotation sensor electrical connector.

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    Fig. Steering wheel rotation sensor connector

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  9. Turn the steering wheel until it is horizontal, with the spokes pointing down. This is the straight-ahead position. Make a mark on the stub shaft housing that lines up with a mark on the intermediate shaft lower universal joint. This mark will be used for proper alignment during installation.

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    Fig. Intermediate shaft lower universal joint

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  11. Remove the lower pinch bolt from the universal joint on the intermediate shaft.
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  13. Turn the steering wheel so that the upper pinch bolt is accessible. Remove the upper pinch bolt from the universal joint on the intermediate shaft.
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  15. Remove the nuts from the dash seal retaining ring and remove the dash seal retaining ring.

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    Fig. Removal of dash seal retaining ring

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  17. Remove the coupling from the power steering gear and pull the intermediate shaft out of the engine compartment.

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    Fig. Removal of intermediate shaft

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  19. Remove the retaining screw from the steering wheel rotation sensor.
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  21. Remove the steering wheel rotation sensor.

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    Fig. Removal of steering wheel rotation sensor

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To install:

  1. Install the steering wheel rotation sensor with the retaining screw.
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  3. Tighten the steering wheel rotation sensor retaining screw to 18 inch lbs. ( 2 Nm)
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  5. Installation of the intermediate shaft is in the reverse procedure.
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  7. Connect the steering wheel rotation sensor electrical connector.
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  9. Install the upper and the lower instrument trim panels.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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