1996 Saturn SW Steering column


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Old 02-09-08, 01:22 PM
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I need to replace the steering column in a 1996 saturn sw. Need some advice would it be better to take to a shop or can it be done at home.
 
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Welcome to the forums! It may be costly to take it to a dealership or to a shop, but even more costly when you get it put back together with 5 parts left over. You have air bags to contend with, and all the wiring. IMO -- shop.
 
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You can probably expect to pay $80-$120 for the labor to replace the column.
 
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Old 02-10-08, 09:58 AM
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Personally I wouldn't diy it, just for the airbag alone.
 
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Old 02-10-08, 10:33 AM
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Those things are unpredictable when you mess with them, or if they fail to deploy in a crash. Whoever is first on scene of a crash is warned about putting your body across the front seats if the bags didn't deploy. They can go off at any time.
 
 

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