Using an expander, install the inner spring ring of the driven control shaft and install the driven shaft into the steering column housing (Fig. 1)
Install the outer circlip of the driven control shaft.
Using the special tool, install the output shaft radial bearing (fig. 2)
Install the steering column housing mounting bracket (fig. 3).
Use new taper head pinch bolts when installing.
Tighten them until the bolt heads shear off.
Align the marks of the intermediate shaft and the steering shaft (Fig. 4).
Insert the control shaft into the intermediate shaft housing.
Align the alignment marks of the intermediate shaft and steering column control shaft.
After that, tighten the fastening bolt (Fig. 5).
Install the steering column assembly and tighten the 3 mounting bolts (fig. 6). Tightening torque: 20.6 Nm.
Install the intermediate shaft assembly, align the marks on the intermediate shaft and steering column bracket, and tighten the fastening pinch bolt (Fig. 7). Tightening torque: 35.3 Nm.
Proceed with the rest of the assembly in the reverse order of removal.
Before installing the steering wheel, route the central airbag coil wire correctly.
Make sure the wheels are in the straight ahead direction.
Twist the wire counterclockwise until it stops.
Twist the wire clockwise two and a half turns and align the marks as shown in the figure (Fig. 8)
The wire can turn two and a half turns to the right and left of the center position.
After installation, make sure that the position of the steering wheel corresponds to the direction of travel.
If the steering wheel pad has mechanical damage, i.e. cracks, dents or other defects, it must be replaced with a new one.
Never use a steering wheel pad taken from another vehicle.
Do not disassemble the cover assembly with the steering airbag capsule.
Replace the overlay only with a complete new one.
When installing, make sure that the steering wheel pad is installed with the tightening torque specified in ecification.
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