Is the estimated tuck in or out from the center of the wheel, example: (nissan sentra) 18x7.5 +40 offset is tucking in 40 mm from the center of the wheel or (old chevy pickup) 15x7.0 -10 offset is sticking out 10 mm from the center of the wheel.
Removing a standard steering wheel from a Chevy Cavalier requires taking off the lower steering column and horn button. The steering wheel is held on by mounting screws, after removed be sure to unplug the horn wire.
The low trac light in your 1998 Chevy Cavalier means your vehicle has low traction. Low traction means the sensors have detected wheel spin and the engine power reduces to prevent wheel spin. You may have a bad wheel sensor.