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I need to raise the steering wheel in a 2002 Ford Escort

I can not lower or raise the steering wheel - can't budge the lever on the steering column to change the position. How do I do it?

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Replacement ignition key 1999 pontiac bonneille


Just the key or the whole lock cylinder with key ?

Removal Procedure
Caution: Unless directed otherwise, the ignition and start switch must be in the OFF or LOCK position, and all electrical loads must be OFF before servicing any electrical component. Disconnect the negative battery cable to prevent an electrical spark should a tool or equipment come in contact with an exposed electrical terminal. Failure to follow these precautions may result in personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components.
Disconnect the battery negative cable.
Disable the SIR system. Refer to Disabling the SIR System
Position the steering wheel half way between the upper and lower tilt stops (if necessary).
Remove the steering wheel. Refer to Steering Wheel Replacement .
Roll back the shift lever seal from the upper and the lower shrouds.
Remove the tilt wheel lever (if necessary). Refer to Tilt Lever Replacement - On Vehicle .
Remove the 2 TORX® screws from the lower steering column shroud.
Remove the lower steering column shroud.
Remove the 2 TORX® screws from the upper steering column shroud.
Lift the upper steering column shroud to gain access to the lock cylinder access hole.
Using a bent tip awl, insert the tip into the ignition lock cylinder access hole.
Turn the ignition lock cylinder to the START position.
Using the bent tip awl, push down on the ignition lock cylinder retaining pin.
Release the ignition lock cylinder to the RUN position.

Remove the ignition lock cylinder from the lock module assembly by pulling the ignition lock cylinder away from the steering column.

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How do I align the clock spring in my 2005 jeep liberty. We changed the heater core and now my horn and cruise control does not work and my air bag light is on.


read the manual, yet, ?
the service manual. be like first ....
do you want dead air bags, in an accident.???
the clockspring runs many things.

step one is shut down air bags. or risk personal injury.
chapter 8L covers this and 8O, and is not trivial at all.
easy to take anything apart , harder back'
I have no idea at all what you dismantled, not a clue.
and is key to the answer, for sure.

installing CS is chapter 8O (oh as in Oscar) service manual.
INSTALL.
WARNING: To avoid personal injury or *****, on
vehicles equipped with airbags, disable the supplemental
restraint system before attempting any
steering wheel, steering column, airbag, occupant
classification system, seat belt tensioner, impact
sensor, or instrument panel component diagnosis
or service. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
(ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the
system capacitor to discharge before performing
further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure
way to disable the supplemental restraint system.
Failure to take the proper precautions could result
in accidental airbag deployment.
CAUTION: If the clockspring is not properly centered
in relation to the steering wheel, steering
shaft and steering gear, it may be damaged. (Refer
to 8 - ELECTRICAL/RESTRAINTS/CLOCKSPRING -
STANDARD PROCEDURE - CLOCKSPRING CENTERING).
Service replacement clocksprings are
shipped pre-centered, with the release button
engaged (raised) and a molded plastic shield
installed over the release button. This release button
should not be disengaged and the shield
should not be removed until the clockspring has
been installed on the steering column. If the release
button is disengaged before the clockspring is
installed on a steering column, the clockspring centering
procedure must be performed.
NOTE: Before starting this procedure, be certain
that the front wheels are in the straight-ahead position.
(1) Carefully slide the centered clockspring down
over the steering column upper shaft until the two
integral plastic latches on the back of the clockspring
housing are fully engaged through their openings in
the steering column lock housing (Fig. 17).
(2) Reconnect the two instrument panel wire harness
connectors to the two connector receptacles
located below the steering column on the back of the
clockspring housing.
(3) Position the upper and lower shrouds onto the
steering column.
(4) Align the snap features on the lower shroud
with the receptacles in the upper shroud and apply
hand pressure to snap them together.
(5) From below the steering column, install and
tighten the two screws that secure the lower shroud
to the upper shroud. Tighten the screws to 2 N·m (18
in. lbs.).
(6) If the vehicle is equipped with the optional tilt
steering column, move the column back to the fully
raised position and move the tilt release lever back to
the locked (up) position.
(7) If a new clockspring has been installed, remove
the plastic shield covering the release button that
secures the clockspring rotor to the clockspring case
to maintain clockspring centering.
(8) Reinstall the steering wheel onto the steering
column. (Refer to 19 - STEERING/COLUMN/STEERING
WHEEL - INSTALLATION).
NOTE: Be certain that the steering wheel mounting
screw is tightened to the proper torque specification
to ensure proper clockspring operation.
(9) Reconnect the steering wheel wire harness connector
to the upper clockspring connector receptacle.
(10) Reinstall the driver airbag onto the steering
wheel. (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL/RESTRAINTS/
DRIVER AIRBAG - INSTALLATION).
(11) Reconnect the battery negative cable

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How to troubleshoot loose steering wheel column on my 97 mercedes e320


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Adjust height of Prizm steering wheel


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Okay, my boyfriend owns a 2000 ford f-250 super duty and your prolly wondering as to why im asking about this instead of him ... well im more mechanically inclined then he is lol funny huh... okay heres...


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How do i install Switch Assembly turn signal Cruise control PART AUTO for a 2002 Impala.


Multifunction Turn Signal Lever Replacement - On Vehicle

Removal Procedure

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  1. Verify that the multifunction turn signal lever is in the center of the OFF position.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Disable the SIR system.
  4. Remove the steering wheel.
  5. Remove the steering column trim cover.
  6. Remove the steering column knee bolster.
  7. Remove the steering column wire harness (1) from the steering column wire harness retainer (2).
  8. Remove the 2 wire harness straps from the steering column wire harness (1).
  9. Remove the steering column bulkhead connector from the vehicle wire harness.
  10. Disconnect the connectors from the multifunction turn signal lever steering column bulkhead connector.
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  1. Remove the retaining bolts (1) from the multifunction turn signal lever (2).
  2. Remove the multifunction turn signal lever (2) from the steering column.
Installation Procedure

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  1. Install the multifunction turn signal lever (2). Use a small flat-blade in order to compress the electrical contact and move the multifunction turn signal lever into position.
  2. Verify that the electrical contact rests on the canceling cam.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precaution.


  1. Install the retaining bolts to the multifunction turn signal lever.
    • Tighten the retaining bolts to 7 Nm (62 inch lbs.) .
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  1. Connect the gray and black connectors to the multifunction turn signal lever steering column bulkhead connector.
  2. Connect the steering column bulkhead connector to the vehicle wire harness.
  3. Install the two wire harness straps to the steering column wire harness (1).
  4. Install the steering column wire harness (1) to the steering column wire harness retainer (2).
  5. Install the steering column knee bolster.
  6. Install the steering column trim cover.
  7. Verify that the lever is in the center or the OFF position.
  8. Install the steering wheel to the steering column.
  9. Enable the SIR system.
  10. Connect the negative battery cable.
I hope this helps you.

Thanks

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How do you remove a 1987 Ford Econoline ignition switch assembly


1982-88 Models Fig. 4: Align the flexible coupling to specifications (shown)--1982-88 models 89788g36.gif
Fig. 5: Exploded view of the steering column--1982-88 models 89788g41.gif
  1. Set the parking brake.
  2. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  3. Disconnect the flexible coupling from the steering shaft flange.
  4. Disconnect the shift linkage rod(s) from the column.
  5. Remove the steering wheel. NOTE: If you have a tilt column, the steering wheel MUST be in the full UP position when it is removed.
  6. Remove the floor cover screws at the base of the column.
  7. Remove the steering column shroud by loosening the bottom screw and placing the shift lever in the No.1 position (on automatics) and pulling the shroud up and away from the column.
  8. Remove the instrument cluster column opening cover.
  9. Remove the 2 bolts securing the column support bracket to the pedal support bracket.
  10. Disconnect the turn signal/hazard warning harness and the ignition switch harness.
  11. Lift the column from the truck. To install:
  12. Position the column in the van.
  13. Connect the wiring.
  14. Insert the column through the floor so that the flange engages the flexible coupling, then, raise the column and loosely install the bracket bolts.
  15. Loosely install the flexible coupling nuts and floor plate screws.
  16. Install the steering wheel.
  17. Adjust the steering column as follows:
    1. Tighten the flexible coupling nuts to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
    2. Place the wheels in the straight-ahead position.
    3. Verify the safety pin-to-flange cut-out clearance of 0.160 in. with a feeler gauge.
    4. If necessary, loosen the flange nuts to adjust the clearance, then retighten the nuts when clearance is established.
    5. Tighten the column support bracket bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
    6. Tighten the cover plate screws to 10 ft. lbs. (13.6 Nm).
    7. Tighten the lower clamp bolt to 10 ft. lbs. (13.6 Nm).
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Diagram on to change turn signal arm on 1994 chevy cavalier , do u have to pull the sterring wheel


1991-94 Cavalier
See Figure 5
This procedure covers removal and installation of the headlamp, headlamp dimmer switch, turn signal and hazard switches, as well as the cruise control switch.
  1. If equipped, disable the SIR system. For details, please refer to the procedure located in of this repair guide.



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  1. If not already done, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Unfasten the horn pad, then remove the steering wheel. For details, please refer to the procedure earlier in this section.

If necessary, using locking pliers with a piece of rubber (such as a spark plug boot) between the jaws to help prevent damage to the tilt lever during removal.
  1. If equipped, remove the tilt lever from the steering column by grasping the lever firmly and twisting counterclockwise, while pulling it from the column.
  2. Remove the upper and lower steering column covers.
  3. Remove the dampener assembly, then unfasten and remove the switch assembly from the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Position and secure the switch assembly.
  2. Install the dampener and the upper and lower steering column covers.
  3. If equipped, attach the tilt lever to the column.
  4. Install the steering wheel, then fasten the horn pad.
  5. If equipped, enable the SIR system, as outlined in of this repair guide.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.

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Why is my 1997 Ford Escort steering wheel making a grinding noise when it is turned (it is not power asisted steering)?


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