Need to find out how to remove blown air bag

Tiny
WELLS_MAN
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  • 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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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 10:14 PM

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Tiny
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There is a release hole on the underside of the steering wheel. A 3mm allen wrench will work nicely to release the spring clip.
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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 10:35 PM
Tiny
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Here's an image that I hope will help:
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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 10:37 PM
Tiny
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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
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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 11:36 PM
Tiny
DAN_K
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Backside/lower. It's a small hole - push the 3mm allen wrench in to release.
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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 11:41 PM

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