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onefastcar 01-12-2006 09:43 PM

cruise stalk
How do you remove the stalk on cruise have new one just not sure if i have to pull the steering wheel off or not a little direction please or a swift kick in the general area.:rant:

Keller 01-13-2006 03:09 PM

Re: cruise stalk
Short answer: No, you don't. It can all be done with the column intact. Trying to find the instructions on our site, or at least in our archives...

onefastcar 01-14-2006 08:31 AM

Re: cruise stalk
I hear you can just pull it off, i will look at my new one and see if i can't figure it out, i'm just wary of pulling or yanking on something and causing myself more work than i already have.

Thanks Lewis

Keller 01-14-2006 02:53 PM

Re: cruise stalk
The cruise/turn stalk just 'pops' into a recepticle in the turn signal switch that's in the column. The cruise functions are hooked to the wires that are attached to the back of the stalk and pass through the column.

To R&R it, you basically have to remove the old cruise connector under the dash, attach some string (firmly!) to the cruise connector at the bottom of the old one, remove the old stalk, and pull the wires and cruise connector out through the column - leading the pull string with it as you go.

Then attach the cruise connector on the new one to the string, pull it through the column, disconnect the string when it reaches the bottom, attach the connector, and put the stalk in at the top.

Tape the string/connector area so it doesn't get pulled apart. Otherwise, you'll be pretty upset...

Did this on my old V6 Limited, but not on my T. Wish I had pictures and a good writeup. This is something we need on the site.

onefastcar 01-16-2006 08:28 AM

Re: cruise stalk
Tell ya what i'll do i'll take pics and email them to ya for future people to use and you could do a write up, the stalk does just pull out like ya said a little twist to the left, a little tug and violla out she came.:party:

onefastcar 01-20-2006 08:10 PM

Re: cruise stalk
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Here are the pics of cruise removal.

pic 1 removal which is twist to the left and pull, stalk will pop out.

pic 2 you will need to remove both lower fuse panel and column panel.

pic 3 cut old stalk from wire and to tape to new wire pull through gently, not shown is a plastic electrical cover remove this prior otherwise it will likely catch or snag on it.

pic 4 wire end location close to the center console.

pic 5 insert stalk and twist to the right and violla you're done!

onefastcar 01-20-2006 09:25 PM

Re: cruise stalk
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pic 3 of instructions.

onefastcar 01-20-2006 09:27 PM

Re: cruise stalk
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pic 2 of instructions.

onefastcar 01-20-2006 09:37 PM

Re: cruise stalk
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pic 4 of instructions.

onefastcar 01-20-2006 09:39 PM

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pic 5 of instructions.

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