Non Air Bag Steering Removal

Can be problematic without using the correct tools and techniques

This covers steering wheel removal on most models from 1973 to 1985. You will need to remove the steering wheel while working on the following repairs:

Problem & Solution

Common among these chassis:

  • When removing the instrument cluster on the 107 chassis
  • When replacing the turn signal stalk assembly on the 126 chassis
  • When replacing a worn out or torn steering wheel
  • When troubleshooting a horn wiring problem
  • When removing and replacing the entire dash panel

On some of the later models with the hex head bolt that holds the steering wheel to the column you will want to obtain a 1/2 drive 10 mm hex socket. The video will explain how best to get the bolt off without damaging it or the steering wheel lock mechanism.