Tucson 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disable the SIR system. Refer to Air Bag (Supplemental Restraint System), Disarming The System.
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  5. Remove the bolts (A) shown in the illustration, and then remove the driver-s airbag module (B).

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    Fig. Removing the driver-s air bag module

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  7. Remove the steering wheel lock nut (A).

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    Fig. Steering wheel lock nut location

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  9. After aligning the marks on the steering shaft and wheel (A), remove the steering wheel using the special tool (09561-11002).
    WARNING
    Do not hammer on the steering wheel to remove it as this may cause damage to the steering column.



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    Fig. Steering wheel removal

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To install:

  1. Using the aligning marks previously made, install the steering wheel onto the steering column.
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  3. Install the steering lock nut. Tighten to 29-36 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm).
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  5. Insert the driver-s air bag module and tighten securely with new bolts. Tighten to 60-96 inch lbs. (8-11 Nm).
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  7. Enable the SIR system. Refer to Air Bag (Supplemental Restraint System), arming the system.
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