STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY (for Hatchback) > DISASSEMBLY



1. REMOVE STEERING SLIDING YOKE SUB-ASSEMBLY


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  1. Place matchmarks on the steering intermediate shaft assembly and the steering sliding yoke.

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    *a
    Matchmark
  1. Remove the bolt and the steering sliding yoke from the steering intermediate shaft assembly.



2. REMOVE NO. 2 STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT ASSEMBLY
  1. Remove the bolt and No. 2 steering intermediate shaft assembly from the steering column assembly.



3. REMOVE UPPER STEERING COLUMN BRACKET ASSEMBLY
  1. Fix the steering column assembly in a vise between aluminum plates.

    NOTICE:
    Do not overtighten the vise.
  1. Using a drill, drill a hole in the steering lock set bolt, to insert a screw extractor.



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  1. Using the screw extractor, remove the steering lock set bolt and remove the upper steering column bracket assembly.



4. REMOVE UN-LOCK WARNING SWITCH ASSEMBLY
  1. Insert the key.



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  1. Remove the un-lock warning switch assembly by releasing the 2 claws.

    HINT:
    Slide the un-lock warning switch assembly, in the direction shown by the arrow in the illustration, to remove it.


5. REMOVE KEY INTER LOCK SOLENOID (for Automatic Transaxle)


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  1. Remove the screw and key inter lock solenoid from the upper steering column bracket assembly.



6. REMOVE IGNITION SWITCH LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
  1. Turn the ignition switch to ACC.



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  1. Insert the tip of a screwdriver into the hole in the upper steering column bracket assembly, as shown in the illustration, and pull the ignition switch lock cylinder assembly out until its claw comes into contact with the stopper of the upper steering column bracket assembly.

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    *1
    Claw
    *2
    Stopper
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    Push
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    Pull

    NOTICE:
    Pull the ignition switch lock cylinder assembly out until the claw comes into contact with the stopper of the upper steering column bracket assembly. Otherwise, the following procedure cannot be conducted properly.


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  1. Insert the tip of a screwdriver into the hole in the steering column bracket and tilt it downward, as shown in the illustration, to disengage the claw on the ignition switch lock cylinder. Then pull out the ignition switch lock cylinder.

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    *1
    Claw
    *2
    Stopper
    *a
    Claw disengaged
    *b
    Driver Insertion Hole
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    Tilt
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    Pull out


7. REMOVE IGNITION OR STARTER SWITCH ASSEMBLY


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  1. Disengage the 2 claws and remove the ignition or starter switch assembly from the upper steering column bracket assembly.

    NOTICE:
    1. Be sure to start operation while the ignition or starter switch assembly faces upward, and while the upper steering column bracket assembly faces downward.
    2. Check the press in condition of the arrow inner part. If the inner part has loose fit, replace the upper steering column bracket assembly.


8. REMOVE POWER STEERING MOTOR ASSEMBLY

NOTICE:
  1. Do not drop the power steering motor assembly, strike it with tools or subject it to impacts.
  2. If the power steering motor assembly is subjected to an impact, replace it with a new one.
  3. Do not pull the wire harness of the power steering motor assembly.
  4. Do not allow any moisture to come into contact with the power steering motor assembly.
  5. Do not loosen any bolts not mentioned in the procedure.
  6. Do not allow any foreign objects to contaminate the power steering motor assembly.


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  1. Cut the clamp, and remove the clamp and the 3 pieces of tape from the wire harness.

    NOTICE:
    When removing the clamp and the tape, be careful not to damage the wire harness.


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  1. Remove the 2 bolts and power steering motor assembly from the electric power steering column sub-assembly.