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How to get steering wheel off 1998 buick century. I took 2 torx screws off the back and all that did is make the back loose, trying to take air bag out

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I i remember it has two cover plates by base undo so u can remove air bag,air bag has two sliding clips ,hard to describe without looking...

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

  • wayne w woodrick Aug 24, 2010

    are the clips in there a ways? 2-3" , do you slide them or push in on them? THanks, trying to change turn signal lever

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