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Clock spring in 04 dodge dadota causing problems with airbag, cruise control and horn. how do you change this.

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1st and foremost you must disarm the airbag, do this by leaving the battery disconnected for 1 hour, then remove the steering wheel, u will need a steering wheel puller, they are cheap and all auto parts stores have them, after the wheel is off the clock spring is right there and held on by 3 or 4 screws, varies with year. WARNING!! FAILURE TO DISARM THE AIRBAG CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH!!!

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