In Reply to: Steering wheel removal posted by e36driver on May 14, 2001 at 00:46:08:
Disconnect the battery first.
Unlock steering wheel
locate and loosen the 2 T27 screws for the airbag behind the steering wheel.
Remove and unplug airbag
remove trim cover under ignition/steering lock housing.
Disconnect the orange and white/black conenctor
remove keys and lock the steering wheel.
Remove 16mm bolt in the middle of the steering wheel. Once removed, mark the hole so you can position the steering wheel back straight.
Pull out steering wheel.
Installation is in reverse order.