STEERING WHEEL REMOVAL

CAUTION:

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


  1. PLACE FRONT WHEELS FACING 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


    • w/ Navigation System for HDD:

      After the ignition switch is turned off, the HDD navigation system requires approximately a minute to record various types of memory and settings. As a result, after turning the ignition switch off, wait a minute or more before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.

    • 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


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      Using a screwdriver, detach the 2 claws and remove the steering wheel cover.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  4. REMOVE LOWER NO. 2 STEERING WHEEL COVER


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 w/o Cruise Control System
      *2 w/ Cruise Control System

      Using a screwdriver, detach the 2 claws and remove the steering wheel cover.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  5. REMOVE STEERING PAD


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      Using a screwdriver, detach the 2 springs and remove the steering pad.

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      Pull out the steering pad from the steering wheel as shown in the illustration and support the steering pad with one hand.

      Note

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

    3. Disconnect the horn connector.

    4. Disconnect the connector and remove the steering pad.

      Note

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

  6. REMOVE STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLY


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Matchmark

      Remove the steering wheel assembly set nut.

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

    3. Disconnect the connectors from the spiral cable.

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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Turn
      *2 Hold

      Using SST, remove the steering wheel assembly.

      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.

  7. REMOVE CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH (w/ Cruise Control System)


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      Disconnect the connector.

    2. Remove the 2 screws and switch.

  8. REMOVE CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH WIRE (w/ Cruise Control System)

  9. REMOVE STEERING PAD SWITCH ASSEMBLY

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    1. Disconnect the connector.

    2. Remove the 2 screws.

    3. Detach the 4 pins and 2 claws to remove the steering pad switch.

  10. REMOVE STEERING SHAKE DAMPER

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    1. Remove the 2 screws and steering shake damper from the steering wheel assembly.

  11. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT SWITCH ASSEMBLY (w/ Shift Paddle Switch)

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    1. Disconnect the clamp from the steering wheel assembly.

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

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      *1 Switch Wire

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

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      *1 Shift Paddle Switch
      *2 Bracket

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