I removed the steering wheel and housing next to the steering wheel. There is a phillips head screw in the bottom of the Steering column shaft, just underneath the actual gear. I absolutely cannot get it to turn loose, so I wonder if I'm doing this thing right or not. Any suggestions?
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Hinges are located under the lcd screen and go into the bottom of the base or palmrest. You'll need to remove the strip that is right above the keyboard that normally houses the power button on most laptops. The strip might be secured by screws that are on the bottom of the laptop. Be careful removing the strip, most times there is a cable attached to it under the bottom. Once the strip is removed the hinges are exposed. Just take a phillips head screw driver and tighten them.
Remove the steering wheel housing. This will be held on by two screws. One will be in the front and the other will be in the back of the housing. The screws are usually Phillips heads or star-shaped heads. 2.
Locate the switch behind behind the key tumbler. It will be held by a screw. 3.
Remove the screw holding in the switch. The switch will work its way loose. 4.
Unattach the pigtail attached to the back of the ignition switch. They should lock in with a tab that needs to be folded up so the pigtail can be slid out. 5.
Remove the old switch. It will slide right out.
Installing the Ignition Switch 1.
Install the new switch. Inspect to make sure it looks like the old one. 2.
Plug the wiring into the back of the switch. The wiring pigtail will lock into place. 3.
Screw the switch back into position where the old one was removed. The new switch should sit in the same as the old one. 4.
Place the steering column housing back around the steering wheel. Install it as you took it off. The housing is set to fit around the column and fits one way. 5.
Tighten the screws on the housing. The housing should be snug.
The steering wheel of the peg perego triplette has several phillips screws that must be removed and also a bolt that goes straight through from top to bottom. The bolt head can be found by removing the gray plastic cap that is about 3/4" square on the top of the wheel. If it were a car wheel it would be the horn button -lol- once removed you can pull the gear and expose the cables.
For this repair you will need a 6mm Allen key or socket, long no. 1 phillips screwdriver, 24mm socket with extension and ratchet handle and a T20 Torx driver or socket.
Park the vehicle and make sure the front wheels are straight and the steering wheel centred. Remove the negative battery terminal (make sure you have the radio code first!). Loosen the two 6mm Allen bolts on the back of the steering wheel and CAREFULLY remove the airbag by pulling straight out on the orange connector on the back of the airbag. Always store the airbag, when removed from the vehicle, with the side facing the driver in the UP position, preferably out of the vehicle.
Loosen and remove the 24mm nut in the centre of the steering wheel. Make note of the position of the wheel relative to the steering shaft with a marker or scribe. Do not remove the steering wheel from the shaft as yet. Next remove the two phillips screws from the recess holes in the bottom steering column cover. Loosen the locking handle under the steering column to allow it to drop down and with the handle still loose, remove the Torx bolt from the centre of the lower cover. Next, remove the upper steering column cover and disconnect the two wiring connectors that come from the back of the steering wheel. With those two wires disconnected, remove the steering wheel by pulling it straight off towards you. Place the steering wheel on a bench or other flat surface so the wiring and connectors are not damaged.
Remove the three small phillips head screws from the lower steering column cover that were behind the steering wheel and carefully pull the cover free around the ignition tumbler. You now have access to the turn signal, headlamp and wiper switches. Be careful when removing electrical connectors and be sure to note the position of all screws and other fasteners.
Reinstall in the reverse order and follow procedure for entering radio code and resetting auto down feature on LH and RH front windows.
You WILL need the following, 10MM wrench 13MM wrench and socket or another wrench. a eyeglasses phillips head screwdriver. (very small) a regular size phillips head screwdriver new ignition switch vice grips (may not need them) Instructions. 1. lock the steering wheel, and make note where it was just incase. 2. disconnect the battery with 10mm wrench. 3. remove the plastic around/behind the steering wheel by the two screws underneath using a phillips head screw driver. 4.
now go under the dash, and remove the plastic peices covering up the
steering wheel axel. and unscrew the bolt using a 13MM
wrench&socket. Its a "U" joint. 5. Unplug everything behind the wheel including the ignition and the airbag. 6.
using a vice grip, or your fingers if it is loose, to unscrew a gold
bolt on the left side of the steering wheel column, its right behind
the steering wheel on left underside. 7. Gently pull out the
steering wheel, and the whole thing, including the axel, and steering
wheel will comeout, be careful the end of it is greasy. 8. now with
a small screwdriver (phillips), eyeglasses size is what i used, remove
the screw where the ignition switch is, its a pretty long screw so it
may take some time and it the switch wont come out until its fully
unscrewed. 9. replace everything opposite of how it was took out. Note- when your putting the steering wheel axel back, be sure to put back the large spring and align the axel correctly.
At the bottom of the steering wheel you should see a screw that goes crossways through the steering wheel and shaft. It will have a nut on one side and a phillips head on the other. Do not try to unscrew this bolt! Use a punch and tap it out from the nut side being careful not to damage the end of it. It is serated and will not turn with a phillips screwdriver. Once this is removed the steering wheel should just pull off. If it doesn't, post your model/serial number and I will check to see why.
Difficult to explain step by step. You need yo remove the instrument cluster. If youre technically minded its not very hard, start by loosening the Phillip"s head screws that is visible on the panel directly under the instrument cluster, give it a try!
the screw has lock ty-et and yes its a pain we run in to this all the time just keep trying or heating it up helps most of the time we cut them out. you'll have to remove the deck. when we reinstall we put a bolt head type back in. good luck
Remove the back housing by removing one screw and liftingand pulling rearward.
Remove two screws holding the metalic edge trim. This uncovers the seam. Screws are on the back.
Remove four visible screws from the bottom of the head around and near the pillar.
Now gently using a screw driver, push the metallic ring on the mixing head down and off.
This uncovers five more screws about the mixing head. Remove them.
Using a very small screw driver or punch, puch the pin out of the mixing head shaft.
Remove the mixing head housing.
Lift up on the motor housing to remove it.
The motor/gear housing is the top protion of the mixer. Its loaded with grease so do this over a covered countertop or some place easy to clean. The grease won't run, but it can fall out in gobs.
Make sure all sealing surfaces are clean, especially the gasket around the gears. This will insure a good seal. No gear grease in your famous cookies!
Reinstall in reverse.