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1998 cavalier steering wheel

My airbag deployed in an accident. I want to replace the torn up steering wheel with a new one. How do I do this

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  • citrus42 Oct 10, 2008

    I dont want to replace the airbag system, just the steering wheel. The old one is blown open and looks bad, its basically just for looks.



    (fyi you don't need airbags for a car to pass a safety)



    Angie

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Angie,

I was going over some unsolved problems and found yours. If you still need the procedure to replace the wheel, comment me back or better yet Click on my name, when my profile comes up, click the Askme button. This will send me a message directly.

There are some specialty tools needed, but they are inexpensive. I can walk you through it no problem

Mike

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You need to leave airbag replacement to an authorized shop. There are many sensors that need to be checked or replaced before putting in an airbag. If you skip these steps the airbag could deploy injuring you.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

  • Kiri105 Dec 16, 2010

    Hi,
    Have to agree 100% with emtbjb , Cosmetic repairs are not ethical. Would you be happy driving a pre owned train wreck ? Air bags are fundamental to passanger and driver safety. You would (i'm sure) not let any family member operate the said vehicle and sleep nights.

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