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Landrover LR3: How do I release airbag from steering wheel

Customer Question

How do I release airbag from steering wheel on a 2007 LR3 landrover, it has not been deployed, but I'm replacing with a new one?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Jerry replied 4 years ago.

Hello and welcome, Super mechanic here. Thank you for trusting us with your vehicle concerns, I will do my best to help you with your question.



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If you need any more on it just let me know. Thanks


About your vehicle.


There is a little hook tool for that.

Driver Air Bag Module

Service Repair No - 76.74.01

Special Service Tools


  • It is imperative that before any work is undertaken on the SRS system, the appropriate information is read thoroughly.
  • Always disconnect both battery cables before beginning work on the SRS system. Disconnect the ground cable first. Never reverse connect the battery.

NOTE: If the SRS component is to be replaced, the bar code of the new unit must be recorded.

  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Make the SRS system safe.
  3. Remove the driver air bag module.
    • Using the special tool, release the clip.
    • Repeat the above procedure for the other side.
    • Disconnect the ground cable.
    • Release the clips and disconnect the 2 electrical connectors.


WARNING: The SRS electrical connectors are unique. DO NOT force, or attempt to connect electrical connectors to the wrong sockets.

  1. Attach the driver air bag module.
    • Connect the ground cable.
    • Connect the electrical connectors.

WARNING: Driver air bag module installation can be confirmed by hearing 2 audible clicks, 1 for each spring. The module edges should also be flush with the steering wheel.

  1. Install the driver air bag module.
    • Align the module to the steering wheel.
    • Make sure the wires are not trapped behind the module.
    • Align the locating pins and springs.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

can i make this tool?

Expert:  Jerry replied 4 years ago.
Although it would be hard for me to say what your capabilities are, you probably could with some strong wire, just a small 90 degree angle at the tip.


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Expert:  Jerry replied 4 years ago.
Really? This is a pay site.