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How do I replace the tilt steering lever so that I can tilt the steering wheel?

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The lever pops out and pops back in, no screw's.

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

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SOURCE: 1989 cutlass oldsmobile with tilt steering wheel ?

remove column trim, insert ket turn to on position, and push the pin in at the underside of the steering column pull straight out please rate -jeff

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: chevrolet 1989 silverado tilt wheel steering

The mechanism may just be worn out.Best solution I have, get another steering column.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I replace tilt steering wheel lever in a

unscrew old one then screw new one in

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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SOURCE: Tilt Steering Wheel lever appears broken - locked

This is a simple mechanical issue (no electronics involved).

Remove the plastic housing from around the steering column and ignition area. It is held with screws from under the column area. There are two screws from the top that you may need a short screwdriver to reach. Some are phillips and some are hex head. Just take your time it will come.

Once open you will see interlocking teeth or "gears" on the top of the column. One in mounted to the column the other engages into the tilt release teeth. This is the tilt mechanism. The top lever is lifted up by the adjusting lever. When the teeth are disengaged the wheel can be moved up and down.

Look to see the linkage is intact from the lever to the top gear. Pull the adjusting lever to see it is working and trying to lift the top gear up.

It can stick. Use WD40 if struck. Try shaking the steering wheel up and down while operating the adjusting lever (right side of column behind the turn signal lever).

Still struck? Use a screwdriver to lift the gears apart. The wheel will tilt easily now. Move to the desired position and engage the gears again. It will now be locked in the position you want.

It sounds complex but it is not. Just take your time and it will be obvious.

Note that while working you should have the negative cable removed from the battery. You do not want to trigger the air bag or damage the electronics. With the negative cable removed you will not have a problem.


Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Broken tilt steering lever

BROKEN PART BEST FIX BY REPLACING BUT IF YOU HAVE THE BROKEN PIECE YOU CAN ALWYS TRY J B WELD SHOLU BE ABLE TO GET AT YOUR LOCAL AUTO PARTS STORE WILL HAVE TO DO SOME SANDIND DOWN FOR LOOKS

Posted on Apr 12, 2010

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