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If it's like my 1990 Cadillac Deville, the steering wheel along with the air bag will have to be removed to gain access to at least 2 of 4 bolts that hold the steering column tight.

A technician can tighten 2 of the 4 bolts in order to make the steering column as tight as it should be. It's not necessary or possible to reach all 4, believe it or not.

That's the way GM steering columns are, I guess.

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