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How do you remove the steering wheel on a 74 VW standard Beetle?


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2015-07-15 19:36:51
2015-07-15 19:36:51

Remove the plastic horn section of the steering wheel by gently put firmly pulling each 'spoke' of the plastic about 1 inch in from the edge of the wheel. Lift each spoke only slightly, then move to the next spoke to release them all, don't try to pull on just one or two. Disconnect the push on connector(the horn) and put the plastic horn piece aside. You should see a nut in the center, about 4 inches down. As I recall, this is 23mm, but not sure. Remove it. Place the steering wheel so that front wheels are straight and spokes of wheel are pointed horizontally (to line it back up when reinstalling). Now alternately bump each side of the steering wheel from the bottom of the wheel with the palms of your hand. The wheel will slowly ride up the splines of the shaft and come off.

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