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Old 08-29-2010, 01:35 PM
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I bought my truck at auction. Autocheck showed no accidents in its history, but the drivers airbag is missing the emblem and there is something that rolls inside of it when turning the steering wheel. I think while it was out for viewing before the auction that someone may have popped it off. Any ideas on how I can replace it? Are there any adhesive-based emblems that I can get to replace it? I'm a cheapskate and don't want to buy a new airbag just for the emblem lol.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:32 PM
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You might be able to find one at a junkyard, i dont know where to get the emblem but if you are worried about the rolling in the airbag, its really easy to take out...if you want instructions on how to take it out just ask
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Old 08-31-2010, 08:46 PM
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I may have found something on ebay. It's a 1 1/8 by 1 1/8 inch emblem. I've also gone ahead and put a $40 bid on an airbag. That one is 5d away and I doubt that low bid will stick anyway considering the high cost of airbags.

With that said, there is still something rolling around in there and I'd like to take the existing airbag off and see if I can roll that thing down to one of the three holes and use a tweezers to pull it out (or apply some loctite to it so it sticks to a wall somewhere lol). Anyway.. Any links to good instructions on removing this driver's air bag?
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Be careful . Make sure the battery has been disconnected for a period of time before disconnecting anything .
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I usually left the battery disconnected for 20 to 30 mins before doing any airbag stuff.
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I would say check out some local junkyards if you don't have any luck just go with an emblem with some sticky adhesive.
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i saw one for sale on eBay a little while ago
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I was bidding on one, but when it got to about $25 I decided it doesn't look that bad with the three little holes there lol.
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Disconnect your battery for 30 minutes so the air bag capacitors discharge.

On the back side of your steering wheel you will see two (2) 10MM bolts. Back them out and set them aside.

Then, pull the airbag assy straight backwards towards you. It will not come all the way out until you reach behind and disconnect the electrical and sensor harness. After they are disconnected, the airbag assy will come right out.
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