Use a steering wheel puller by disconnecting the battery, and removing the air bag and retaining nut. Attach the puller to the holes in the steering wheel using the appropriate bolts, and slowly tighten the large screw on the puller against the steering column.Know More
Disconnect the ground lead from the battery before beginning any work.
Loosen the screws from the back of the steering wheel. Lift the entire airbag unit from the steering wheel, and disconnect any wires. Store the unit in a safe place where static electricity does not cause it to expand.
Use a wrench to loosen and remove the retaining nut that holds the steering wheel in place. Set the nut aside in a safe place.
Determine the appropriate bolt size needed to attach the puller to the steering wheel. Put the puller in place, insert the bolts through the arms, and tighten them into the steering wheel holes.
Use a wrench to tighten the center bolt against the steering column. Work slowly to pull the wheel loose. Once the wheel breaks free, remove any electrical connections before attempting to remove it from the car.
A shaking car steering wheel is a sign that the tire wheels are bent, the wheel bearings are damaged or the wheels are unbalanced. Other issues could be related to suspension or the brakes.Full Answer >
Possible causes for a stiff steering wheel are a loose or damaged power steering belt, low power steering fluid levels, a damaged or leaking power steering rack or a broken power steering pump. Some of these issues are more prominent when the vehicle is slowing down; if this is the case, it should be fixed as soon as possible.Full Answer >
The diameter of a Ferrari's steering wheel varies from model to model, though modern Ferrari vehicles usually have larger wheels than older models. The steering wheel used on Ferrari GT cars produced from 1959 to 1965 had a diameter of 420 millimeters.Full Answer >
A squeaking sound that happens when the steering wheel is turned is likely to be something faulty in the power steering system. However, if the squeaking sounds like it is coming from the front end of the car rather than directly from the steering wheel, it could be related to the suspension. A third possibility for a squeaking sound is loose steering linkage.Full Answer >