Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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  Service and Repair  


  1. Remove the driver side air bag module.


  1. Remove the steering wheel bolt.


  1. CAUTION: Do not attempt to remove the steering wheel by hitting the steering column shaft with a hammer. The column will collapse.

Use (A) Steering Wheel Puller to remove the (B) steering wheel.


  1. Tape the air bag sliding contact to prevent disturbing the air bag sliding contact alignment.



  1. NOTE: When the battery is disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 16 km (10 mi) or more to relearn its strategy.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.