Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP
You should start by removing the 20 amp SIR fuse located in the instrument panel fuse box and let the vehicle set for 10 minutes, Pic below shows how to get the air bag off. There is a spring inside the slot shown and you need to push it one direction, be patient it can be a bit difficult.
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The wires do not unplug at the switch they are supposed to plug in down at the lower part of the steering column, below is a pic of a complete switch.