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How to replace the clock spring on a Toyota Camry XV50 2012-2017.

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Procedure

  1. Remove the airbag on the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the removal of the airbag.
  2. Remove the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the removal of the steering wheel.
  3. Remove the two screws holding the upper and lower plastic trims of the steering column by using a Philips screwdriver and twisting it counterclockwise.Removing the screws holding the upper and lower plastic trim.

     

    Removing the screws holding the upper and lower plastic trim.
  4. Pull the lower plastic trim out of the steering column.Removing the lower plastic trim of the steering column.

     

  5. Pull the upper plastic trim up and out of the steering column.Pulling up the upper plastic trim of the steering column.

     

  6. Push the clips located above and on the lower right side of the clock, spring to unlock the clips holding the clock spring.Pressing the clips holding the clock spring.

     

    Pressing the clips holding the clock spring.
  7. Once the clock spring pop's out, pull the clock spring out of the vehicle.Pulling the clock spring out of the vehicle.

     

  8. Disconnect the three electrical connectors of the clock spring by pressing the clip and pulling the connector out. The yellow connector has a different clip on it, simply pull down the clip to unlock the connector then press the clip and pull the connector out to disconnect.Disconnecting the electrical connectors of the Clock Spring.

     

    Disconnecting the electrical connectors of the Clock Spring.
  9. Line up the new clock spring and push it in to lock the clips holding to the clock spring.Installing the new clock spring of the Toyota Camry XV50.

     

  10. Reconnect the three electrical connectors of the clock spring by pushing the connectors back to their connection port. For the yellow connector push the clip up to lock the connector.Reconnecting the electrical connectors of the clock spring.

     

     

    Reconnecting the electrical connectors of the clock spring.
  11. Line up the upper and lower plastic trim back to the steering column. Then press them together to set them into place.Reinstalling the plastic trims of the steering column.

     

  12. Reinstall the two screws on the plastic trim by twisting the Philips screwdriver clockwise.Reinstalling the two screws on the plastic trims of the steering column.

     

    Reinstalling the two screws on the plastic trims of the steering column.
  13. Reinstall the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the installation of the steering wheel.Reinstalling the steering wheel of the Toyota Camry.

     

  14. Reinstall the airbag. If you need help with this step, follow the procedures for installing the airbag.Reinstalling the steering wheel of the Toyota Camry.