STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY (for Hatchback) > REMOVAL

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CAUTION:
Some of these service operations affect the SRS airbag system. Read the precautionary notices concerning the SRS airbag system before servicing (Click here).


1. PRECAUTION

NOTICE:
After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work (Click here).


2. POSITION FRONT WHEELS FACING STRAIGHT AHEAD


3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

CAUTION:
Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.


4. REMOVE STEERING PAD
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5. REMOVE STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLY


    C241422E01
  1. Remove the steering wheel assembly set nut.

  1. Put matchmarks on the steering wheel assembly and the steering main shaft.

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    *a
    Matchmark
  1. Disconnect the connectors from the spiral cable.



    C241423E01
  1. Using SST, remove the steering wheel assembly.

    SST
    09950-50013   (09951-05010, 09952-05010, 09953-05020, 09954-05021)
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    *a
    Hold
    *b
    Turn

    NOTICE:
    Apply a small amount of grease to the threads and tip of SST (center bolt) before use.


6. REMOVE LOWER STEERING COLUMN COVER


C241416
  1. Remove the 3 screws.



    C241417
  1. Disengage the 4 claws and remove the lower steering column cover.



7. REMOVE UPPER STEERING COLUMN COVER


C241418
  1. Disengage the claw and remove the upper steering column cover.



8. REMOVE COMBINATION SWITCH ASSEMBLY
  1. Disconnect all connectors from the combination switch assembly.



    C241419
  1. Use pliers to hold the clamp and raise the claw with a screwdriver. Remove the combination switch assembly from the steering column assembly.



9. REMOVE BRAKE PEDAL SUPPORT SUB-ASSEMBLY
(Click here)


10. REMOVE COLUMN HOLE COVER SILENCER SHEET


    C229653
  1. Remove the 2 clips and the column hole cover silencer sheet.



11. REMOVE STEERING SLIDING YOKE SUB-ASSEMBLY


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  1. Place matchmarks on the No. 2 steering intermediate shaft assembly and steering column assembly.

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    *1
    No. 2 Steering Intermediate Shaft Assembly
    *2
    Steering Sliding Yoke Sub-assembly
    *a
    Matchmark
  1. Place matchmarks on the steering sliding yoke sub-assembly and steering gear assembly.

  1. Loosen bolt A.

  1. Loosen bolt C.

  1. Remove bolt B and detach the steering sliding yoke sub-assembly from the steering gear assembly.



12. REMOVE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY


    C241420
  1. Separate the wire harness clamp from the power steering ECU assembly.

  1. Disconnect the 2 steering column assembly connectors from the power steering ECU assembly.

  1. Disconnect all connectors and detach all wire harness clamps from the steering column assembly.



    C241421
  1. Remove the bolt, 2 nuts and the steering column assembly from the instrument panel reinforcement assembly.