11.1.8. Removal and installation of a steering wheel

If the car is equipped with a pneumopillow, do not try to perform the procedure described below. Provide it to specialists of dealer office of service since there is a risk of getting injured at casual turning on of the mechanism of a pneumopillow.

If the radio receiver on your car is equipped with system of protection against theft, make sure that before a battery detachment you entered the correct code.

If after connection of the battery on the display of an instrument guard all inscriptions appeared not in that language, address the Section System of Protection of the Audio System from theft and language of an instrument guard where the procedure of installation of the necessary language is provided.



  1. Disconnect a negative wire of the battery.
  2. By means of the small screw-driver hook and remove BMW emblem in the center of a steering wheel.
  1. Give a nut of a steering wheel and mark the provision of a nave of a steering wheel concerning a shaft.
  1. On models since 1986 turn a key in the ignition lock in a starting position to unblock the ignition lock.
  2. Remove a steering wheel from a steering shaft. If it is removed hardly, use a special stripper for removal of a steering wheel - you do not knock on a shaft the hammer.


You make installation upside-down. Do not forget to combine the tags on a steering wheel and to a shaft put at removal. Tighten a nut of a steering wheel with the required effort.