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2003 cavalier horn problem

I think I broke the horn button on my 2003 Chevy Cavalier. How do I remove the steering wheel cover to take a look at it?

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It's a pretty long procedure to type out,so go to autozone.com,register and input your vehicle info,then you can access their online repair guide,they have the procedure to disarm the air bag(s),they are under the chassis electrical heading,follow them to a tee so you don't set the air bag off,the cover maybe screwed on thru the back of the steering wheel or may just be held in place with tension clips,the repair guide isn't clear on this so look for srews first,if you don't see any you should be able to pry gently off with a screwdriver,the horn switch will be in the cavity underneath or possibly attached to the back of the air bag itself,it's just a small springed tab with a wire attached that touches the metal of the steering column.I hope this info helps and please be careful to follow the instructions.

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If it has an air bag, be careful

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0900c1528003bf08.jpg enlarge_icon.gif enlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 5: View of the steering column showing the turn signal switch location
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