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Steering wheel controls dead.

Every thing worked on the steering wheel controls for the radio and speed control of my 2002 Impala LS. When I turned on the Left turn signal there was a crunching noise and the air bag fault icon came on and won't go off. The next day I observed that none of the controls on the steering wheel will work. I thought that maybe a fuse had blown but can;t find a burn't one.Any ideas?

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    Thanx emmissionwiz. Sounds like what I was half expecting.

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You will need to replace the rotating contact under the steering wheel, it is called the clock-spring contact for short. have a dealer do this as it requires the airbag be disarmed and removed, this must be done by the book or serious injury can result if it goes off.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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