Removal of the steering wheel on a an a6

maxlbrown

Deep Blue
Does any one know how to remove the steering wheel (airbag cover on an a6 C5) I know about disconnect battery but dont know how to release the airbag cover in the centre of the steering wheel i suspect it is some thing to do with the two holes in the rear of the steering wheel. but are they clips or screws.

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zaka4

zaka4
Hi, have VAG manual showing this. However, two holes behind the steering wheel (3 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions) will take a Torx T30 driver. Best to use a screwdriver type insert and hold with an adaptor in a ratchet. Bolts should be captive (they won't onto the floor but will remain with the wheel). Carefully pull bag away from wheel and release connector - lay front side down carefully in a safe, dry, place. Hope this helps.
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