Question about 2001 Ford Focus
I have a 2001 ford focus zx3 the steering wheel is loose how can i tighten it up myself
Disconnect negative battery cable(10mm).
Insert key and rotate steering wheel until one of the mounting bolts for the airbag are visible from the backside (7/32 or 5.5 mm).Unscrew and rotate 180 degrees until the other is visible.Pry airbag off with a small screwdriver (being very careful) release yellow connector and place airbag aside with leather or vinyl pointing up.
Use a 24mm socket and tighten to 37 ft.pounds.
Reverse procedure to re-install airbag.
Connect cable and remember the computer will have to relearn its settings so car may run different for a while..
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
Remove airbag and tighten big nut in middle up.to remove airbag put a small screwdriver into hole on underside of wheel and pull -push clip whilst lifting airbag .disconnect battery first
Posted on Nov 12, 2008
I thought the problem was going to be much bigger. Easy fix. Thanks!!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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