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You do have to take the steering column apart including the air bags. Due to the possiblilty of deploying the air bags and the complicated steering column, I suggest you take it to a garage.

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Q: Do you need to take the steering column apart when replacing the switch on a 1997 Ford Taurus if the turn signals and hazard lights have shorted?
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