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Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

CAUTION:

  • Keep steering column assembly away from magnetic sources.
  • Do not disassemble steering column assembly.
  • While removing the steering column assembly, do not move the steering gear.
  • When removing the steering column assembly, be careful not to allow the intermediate shaft to turn.
  1. Set vehicle to the straight-ahead position.
  2. Place the steering column tilt to the lowest selection.
  3. Remove instrument lower panel LH. Refer to IP, "Removal and Installation".
  4. Remove driver air bag module. Refer to SR"Removal and Installation".
  5. Remove steering wheel. Refer to ST "Exploded View".
  6. Remove steering column covers. Refer to IP "Removal and Installation".
  7. Remove spiral cable. Refer to SR "Removal and Installation".
  8. Remove combination switch. Refer to EXL "Exploded View"
  9. Remove the cluster lid A. Refer to IP "Removal and Installation"
  10. Disconnect the harness connectors from the steering switch.
  11. Remove the key cylinder only if the steering column is being replaced. Refer to TM "Removal and Installation".
  12. Place the steering column tilt to the middle selection.

    CAUTION: Do not change the position of the tilt mechanism until the steerign column is reinstalled.

  13. Loosen the steering shaft lower joint bolt.
  14. Remove the intermediate shaft upper bolt and separate intermediate shaft from steering column assembly.

    Refer to ST "Removal and Installation".

CAUTION:

  • Place a matching mark on both intermediate shaft and steering column assembly before removing intermediate shaft.
  • When removing intermediate shaft, do not insert any tool into the yoke groove to pull out the intermediate shaft or damage could occur. Replace intermediate shaft with a new one if damaged.
  1. Disconnect the harness connectors from EPS control unit.
  2. Remove steering column assembly.
  3. Remove EPS control unit from steering column assembly. Refer to STC "Removal and Installation".
  4. Remove clamp from steering column assembly.
  5. Perform inspection after removal. Refer to ST "Inspection".

INSTALLATION

CAUTION:

  • Do not impact on the axis when removing steering column assembly.
  • When installing the steering column cover, check that the vehicle harness is not stuck in the cover.

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • For intermediate shaft bolt direction, refer to ST "Exploded View".
  • When connecting intermediate shaft upper side (1) and column shaft, make sure the bolt is securely seated in groove (A) of column shaft before final tightening.
  • After installing steering column assembly, perform self-diagnosis with CONSULT to ensure correct operation. Refer to STC "CONSULT Function".
  • Perform inspection after installation. Refer to ST "Inspection".

INSTALLATION

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