Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Wheel

Removal and Installation

1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) and wait at least one minute to allow the depletion of the restraint system backup power supply.

2. Turn the steering wheel to the straight-ahead position and the ignition switch to the OFF position.

3. WARNING: To avoid the risk of serious personal injury, follow all warnings, cautions, notes and instructions in the beginning of the deactivation procedure.

Deactivate the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Deactivation and Reactivation in this section.

4. WARNING: To avoid risk of serious personal injury, follow all warnings, cautions, notes and instructions in the driver air bag removal and installation procedure.

Remove the driver air bag module. 5. Remove and discard the steering wheel retaining bolt.

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6. CAUTION: Removing the steering wheel without using a puller can damage the column bearings.

Use a suitable puller to remove the steering wheel (3600).

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7. Remove the steering wheel while routing the wires from the clockspring through the steering wheel.

8. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

9. WARNING: To avoid the risk of serious personal injury, follow all warnings, cautions, notes and instructions at the beginning of the reactivation procedure.

Reactivate the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Deactivation and Reactivation in this section.

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