STEERING WHEEL REMOVAL

CAUTION:

Some of these service operations affect the SRS airbag system. Read the precautionary notices concerning the SRS airbag system before servicing Click here.


  1. ALIGN FRONT WHEELS TO FACE STRAIGHT AHEAD

  2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  3. REMOVE LOWER NO. 3 STEERING WHEEL COVER


    1. A015ZUQ

      Disengage the claw and remove the lower No. 3 steering wheel cover.

  4. REMOVE LOWER NO. 2 STEERING WHEEL COVER


    1. A0160QU

      Disengage the claw and remove the lower No. 2 steering wheel cover.

  5. REMOVE STEERING PAD


    1. Check that the engine switch is off.

    2. Check that the cable is disconnected from the negative (-) battery terminal.

      CAUTION:

      Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    3. A0163J9E01

      Using a T30 "TORX" socket wrench, loosen the 2 "TORX" screws until the groove along the screw circumference catches on the screw case.

    4. A015YZ8

      Pull out the steering pad from the steering wheel assembly.

      Note

      When removing the steering pad, do not pull the airbag wire harness.

    5. Disconnect the horn connector from the steering pad.

    6. Disconnect the 2 airbag connectors and remove the steering pad.

      Note

      When disconnecting the airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness.

  6. REMOVE STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLY


    1. A015YNDE01

      Remove the steering wheel assembly set nut.

    2. Put matchmarks on the steering wheel assembly and the steering main shaft.

    3. Disconnect the connectors from the spiral cable.

    4. A0160D7E01

      Install SST to the steering wheel assembly as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09950-50013   ( 09951-05010, 09952-05010, 09953-05020, 09954-05021 )

      Note

      Apply a small amount of grease to the threads and tip of SST (09953-05020) before use.

    5. A015Z1YE01

      Using SST, remove the steering wheel assembly.

  7. REMOVE STEERING SHAKE DAMPER


    1. A015Z4Y

      Remove the 2 screws.

    2. Remove the steering shake damper from the steering wheel assembly.

  8. REMOVE STEERING PAD SWITCH ASSEMBLY


    1. Disconnect the cruise switch connector.

    2. A0161WI

      Disengage the connector clamp.

    3. Disconnect the pad switch connector.

    4. A0160WI

      Remove the screw.

    5. Disengage the 2 claws and remove the steering pad switch.

    6. A0161GT

      Remove the screw.

    7. Disengage the 2 claws and remove the steering pad switch.

  9. REMOVE CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH


    1. Disconnect the connector.

    2. A0161BP

      Remove the 2 screws and the cruise control main switch.

  10. REMOVE CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH WIRE

  11. REMOVE SHIFT PADDLE SWITCH


    1. A01630RE01

      Disconnect the clamp from the steering wheel assembly.

    2. Disconnect the switch wire connector from the steering wheel assembly.

    3. A015ZAJE02

      Disconnect the 2 connectors from the 2 shift paddle switches, and remove the switch wire.

    4. A015ZOUE02

      Remove the 4 screws, 2 brackets and 2 shift paddle switches.

  12. REMOVE LOWER STEERING WHEEL BOSS COVER


    1. A0161IF

      Remove the 2 screws.

    2. A015ZCA

      Disengage the 2 claws to remove the lower steering wheel boss cover from the steering wheel sub-assembly.

  13. REMOVE STEERING PAD ATTACHING SCREW


    1. A015ZMA

      Remove the 2 steering pad attaching screws from the lower steering wheel boss cover.