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Volkswagen-Porsche 914

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356 Steering With Horn Button

Figure 3:

The Club with Bar to Remove Steering Wheel

The steering wheel removal is similar for ma ny cars. The car shown is a Porsche 914, but the general can be applied to just about any

If there is ever any work needs to be performed on the inner or turn signal switch you will definitely need to the steering wheel. This easy process can prove to your car if not performed properly. The step is to remove the horn from the center of the wheel. On the 914s, this is accomplished by the wheel and twisting the center button in a counter clock-wise This is displayed in Figure 1. as on a 914. When removing the button assembly, be sure to be of the horn signal wire is attached to the center horn assembly. This is usually with an insert-type

wire connector.

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Once the horn button is removed, access to the center nut may be as shown in Figure 2 on a 356. If you to own an impact wrench and air compressor, the process of removing this nut is simple. However, if you’re the rest of us, and lacking both and garage space, you will an alternative method. The important to remember is not to turn the wheel all the way to the end of the pinion (914) or steering box Holding the wheel steady untorquing the center nut doesn’t work either. This nut is on the 911 and 912.

An alternative safe method using a 2-ft breaker bar or wrench, and the anti-theft device The Club. You will also a large socket (29-30mm for the 356 to remove the center nut. The is simple: clamp down and the club around the steering then position the breaker bar gripping distance of the club. is shown in Figure 3. Take the bar and club and squeeze them The combined leverage from the two should be enough to loosen up the nut. After the nut is removed, the wheel should simply out from the splined center In some cases the wheel may to be tugged on, or some WD-40 or loosening oil may need to be used. sure the breaker bar or club impact the windshield. You may want to the steering wheel with a marker or a punch so that you can it properly when you reinstall it on.

Reassembly is basically the reverse of Use the club and a toque wrench (if you one), to torque the wheel to 40 ft-lbs. When reattaching the horn button assembly, sure that you don’t the wire that activates the Also, make sure the wire is firmly attached, or you have a few embarrassing moments a stuck horn.

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