Mechanics

NEED TO FIND OUT HOW TO REMOVE BLOWN AIR BAG

2009 Ford Escape • 8,200 miles

Bought car wrecked, have everything fixed but can, t figure out how to change the blown air bag, any help appreciated, have changed many bags on older cars but have not seen any set up like this, have went online but have not found any help on newer type of ford air bags and how to remove them
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Wells_man
October 6, 2011.



There is a release hole on the underside of the steering wheel. A 3mm allen wrench will work nicely to release the spring clip.


Dan_K
Oct 6, 2011.
Here's an image that I hope will help:


Dan_K
Oct 6, 2011.
Is the release hole on back side of steering wheel or on the unside of steering wheel, do you push on pin to release thanks again


Tiny
Wells_man
Oct 6, 2011.
Backside/lower. It's a small hole - push the 3mm allen wrench in to release.


Dan_K
Oct 6, 2011.