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03-05-2008, 03:25 PM
i know that there are 2 t30 torx bits holding the steering wheel airbag assembly on to the wheel but when i go to unscrew them its almost like its a shallow headed screw and the torx bit just slips over the top of the grooves.
i held the ratchet against the screws as hard as i could and i had a friend hold it against them but it still just slips over the top.
don't think that their stripped, i hope...

any ideas?

Mike Jung
03-05-2008, 03:51 PM
Please say, you dis-connected the car's battery negative terminal :eek:

I am sure, that the EMS members know what I am talking about ;)

03-05-2008, 08:08 PM
ya i disconnected the batery and removed the fuse

03-06-2008, 01:04 AM
well if it wasnt stripped before it is now...

03-06-2008, 08:44 AM
those two screws the air bag should fall right out.

03-06-2008, 08:53 PM
tried again tonight... got a small mirror to look, almost looks like a hex key head, might just be stripped, still cant get them out

03-07-2008, 07:22 AM
all there is and pretty much the only thing that will fit in there to get the screws out is a t30 screwdriver. i bought one for like 4 buckds from sears.

i did this all in a junkyard car with the rearview mirror so i coulkd see in the holes.