not sure but I'd disconnect the battery just in case. Not sure if that will keep it from accidentally blowing but it can't hurt
The Bentley has two methods for removing the airbag. One shows two tabs (top/bottom) that need to be pried up. The other shows two T30 torx bolts (left/right)
My steering wheel has two holes left and right, but using a light and mirror to look in them, there are no bolts, just flat metal.
Anyone know how to get it off? It doesn't appear to pop out like some horn covers. I've tried pulling it pretty hard. Is there another undocumented method?
Last edited by HapG; 03-28-2012 at 07:40 PM.
Seriously? 70 views and not one of you has ever taken off an airbag?
I need to replace my ignition switch, and i'm stuck unless I can get the airbag/steering wheel off. I don't want to damage the airbag, or kill myself pulling it out.
Help a brotha out.
Last edited by HapG; 04-07-2012 at 04:20 PM.
you need to pry the bags off with a flat head screw driver. turn the wheel 90deg to one side, stick the screw driver and wiggle one side of the airbag loose. then turn 180deg and undo the other side. will take some patience, but it's quite simple once you get it
I did this job several years ago.i removed the plastic cowling off the back of the steering column, two screws I believe, then spent about 8 hours getting off a single screw barely visible with a small mirror and using a bent Phillips head and rotating it an 8th turn every attempt. If you need, I believe I took some photos. I didn't need to remove the airbag or anything else. Although it was very difficult it went well. I replaced the screw with a Allen head, in case I ever have a repeat. I found the past threads were of little value for an 03 weekender.