Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Contact Reel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




WARNING
Before working near the steering wheel, read the SRS service precautions earlier in this section.

  1. Place the front wheels in a straight-ahead position.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable AND TAPE the cable end away from the battery.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air bag assembly.
  6.  

Do not turn the ignition switch ON while the air bag assembly is removed, as this will register a fault code.

  1. Unfasten the retaining bolt and remove the steering wheel. On some models, it may be necessary to use a puller; if so, follow the tool manufacturers instructions.
  2.  
  3. Detach the connector and remove the contact reel.
  4.  

To install:
  1. Set the contact reel to the zero position. If the contact reel must be "zeroed," turn the reel to the far right end and then back 3 revolutions to the left. Lock the contact reel with the screw in the plastic strip.
  2.  
  3. Install the steering wheel.
  4.  
  5. Install the air bag assembly.
  6.  


CAUTION
When connecting the battery, make sure that no one is in the vehicle, in case of an SRS malfunction causing accidental air bag deployment.

  1. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Check the vehicle operation and SRS system for fault codes.
  4.  

 
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