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Old 05-18-2016, 10:55 PM
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07 Caliber cruise control stem on right steering column has become loose, and is flopping around. How can I gain access to mounting that secures it?
 
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Old 05-19-2016, 07:51 AM
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You should be able to remove the plastic casing around the steering column. There should be a couple of screws on the bottom side that usually take a torx bit, like a T-15 or T-20.
 
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Old 05-19-2016, 12:04 PM
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Thanks lxman. Torx and 2 phillips head screws. I got access to the light switch assembly. The cruise control switch assembly is on the steering wheel assembly. No evident means of attaching the plastic pieces that enclose it. Do I have to remove steering wheel to get to it? Looks like the cruise control arm is broken, will need to replace.

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You should be able to remove the plastic casing around the steering column. There should be a couple of screws on the bottom side that usually take a torx bit, like a T-15 or T-20.
 
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You should be able to pull the airbag assembly out from the front and access the CC switch I believe.
 
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Old 06-04-2016, 08:55 AM
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Thanks for all replies. Yes, the airbag assembly just snapped out. No special tool needed. A strange coincidence: radio reception failed after installing new turn signal switch, and putting it all back together.
 
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That is strange. The only relation to the radio/steering wheel is if you have the radio controls on the back of the steering wheel and that would have no effect on the reception, just volume control and station/input controls.
 
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Thanks lxman1. Is it possible the aftermarket amplified antenna mast failed immediately after reconnecting negative battery terminal? How do I access the radio/antenna wire connection? It's the original radio.
 
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It should plug directly into the back of the radio the run behind the dash, then out into the inner fenderwell.
 

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