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Need to remove steering wheel

I found a place that can recover the leather steering wheel on my 4-runner limited. I want to know how to take it off. Bob

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Disconnect the battery. Remove the 2 "Torx" screws that hold the horn pad/air bag assembly on to the wheel (there may be 2 small trim covers that you may need to remove to see the "Torx" screws. Remove the horn/air bag assembly & disconnect it at where it connects. You will now see a really large nut. Remove it, and bang back towards the dash, both sides, to pop the steering wheel off.
You do not need a puller.
NOTE: Do NOT turn the circular object that is right behind the steering wheel. This is the "clock spring". It is black & yellow, and has a lot of writing on it. If you turn it, you may damage it when you put it all back together and then drive it.

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WE ARE REWIRING OUR HORN BUT SUDDENLY THE AIR BAG BURST BANG A VERY LOUD BANG. WHY DID IT HAPPEN

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