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Howdy Bronco fans. I followed a thread on here about replacing the clock spring in a '94 Bronco. It was great and was perfect for the 95-96 as well but they have a Different Part Number. The Ford part #F5TZ-14A664-D. You can get this part from Ford for $250, but i found "Green Sales" all ford parts had a couple factory new ones for $150. They are online.:thumbup The 95-96's mount differently to the wheel. I searched everywhere for that clock spring and your only going to find it at a dealer or dealer supplier. Hope it helps
 

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no nuts,
FTI and for posterity;

96 Bronco-F-Series Workshop Manual (PARTIAL) by dieseldave
http://www.diesel-dave.com/vehic/manual/stj/stjleft.htm

Section 01-20B:
Restraints, Passive, Supplemental Air Bag System
http://www.diesel-dave.com/vehic/manual/stj/stjs1kbl.htm
Air Bag Sliding Contact
http://www.diesel-dave.com/vehic/manual/stj/stjb4004.htm
WARNING: THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT FOR AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT IS POWERED DIRECTLY FROM THE BATTERY AND BACKUP POWER SUPPLY. TO AVOID ACCIDENTAL DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY, THE BATTERY POSITIVE CABLE MUST BE DISCONNECTED FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE MINUTE BEFORE BEGINNING WORK TO DE-ENERGIZE THE BACKUP POWER SUPPLY.
Removal
1. CAUTION: Make sure air bag sliding contact internal lock is engaged. Hub should not turn more than 45 degrees in either direction.
Make sure front wheels (1007) are in the straight-ahead position and steering column shaft alignment mark is at the 12 o'clock position.
2.Disconnect battery to starter relay cable (14300) for at least one minute to let the air bag backup power supply discharge.
3.Remove steering wheel (3600) as described in this section.
4.Remove steering column upper and lower steering column shrouds (3530) as described in this section.
5.Disconnect three air bag sliding contact electrical connectors from main wiring (14401) at steering column bend bracket.
6.Using door trim removal tool, remove air bag sliding contact electrical connectors from bend bracket.
7. CAUTION: Do not remove wire harness clips from wire bundle.
Using door trim removal tool, disconnect two wire harness clips from column.
8.Remove key warning buzzer contact and anti-theft contact from ignition lock cylinder pocket of steering column lock cylinder housing (3511).
9.Remove air bag sliding contact (14A664) by pushing snap back at 6 o'clock position first, then 3 o'clock position, then 12 o'clock position and remove from steering shaft.

Installation
1.Make sure front wheels are in the straight-ahead position and steering column shaft alignment mark is at the 12 o'clock position.
2.Align air bag sliding contact to column shaft and mounting tabs and slide onto shaft. Push on air bag sliding contact to snap three tabs onto steering column tube flange.
3.Install air bag sliding contact cable clips into holes in steering column.
4.Install air bag sliding contact connector retainers into provided holes in steering column bend bracket.
5.Plug main wiring harness connectors into three air bag sliding contact connectors.
6.Install key warning buzzer contact and anti-theft contact into ignition lock cylinder pocket in steering column tube flange. Make sure contacts do not slip out of ignition lock cylinder pocket.
7.Install upper and lower steering column shrouds as described in this section.
8.Install steering wheel.
9.NOTE: When the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the powertrain control module (PCM) (12A650) relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 16 km (10 miles) or more to relearn the strategy.
Connect battery to starter relay cable. Refer to Section 01-20B.
10.Verify air bag warning indicator operation.

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Removal & Installation in a 94
Source: by mashori (Bobby) at http://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=62939
 

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OK I been thru all the details and sure enough I missed one. On the 96 the screws are gone, but the pegs work fine. I am ready to button up the thing and I just found a yellow plastic gadget with a leaf spring laying on the floor. I guess it goes into a slot, but it fits pretty loose and I don't know up from down.
Can anybody provide the smarts on what to do?
Thanks
 

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96 Clock spring

Dealing with a 1996 14A664 or the Airbag Sliding Contact referred commonly as a Clock Spring
BTW it’s too bad this thread was created in the incorrect place. It should be merged with the other thread to keep people from going astray. I will post a link to the other thread when I get done here.
This whole thing is interesting because after many hours of search I never found 96 instructions or descriptions. When they went from 3 screws to 3 snaps a lot was left out in the Ford instructions. Read on for all the details.
Further investigation I found a spring clip that may go with the yellow thingy. It appears that when the whole thing fell on the floor and unwound the subject parts came loose. It appears that they are un-needed since by following the instructions on the face of the 14A664 for rewinding it should work as intended. BTW, it fell and came apart because my tape was inferior and applied to dusty surfaces. Sigh.
Expect an update when I get a replacement 14A664
The Ford instructions assume one knows what the back side “snaps” look like in order to push the clips in the correct direction. I broke one as well that I broke one pin because I did not know what the thing looked like on the back side.
As you can read in the instructions there are 3 snaps at 6, 3 & 12 O-clock. The 6 O clock is pushed radially and the other 2 are pushed tangentially. !Great – No way to know that until something breaks. And you can look at the thing after the damage is done.
Meanwhile I had to modify the plastic on the steering wheel so my big ass 2 jaw gear puller would fit into the notches for the wheel. It seems Ford decided to eliminate the tapped holes for the mickey mouse puller everybody is able to use on the older vehicles used. Yes I read all the options so don’t tell me about the alternatives for a puller.
Below are pictures for the task described. Read the label on my 14A664 with the blue tape as it tell one how to put the 14A664 back together when it unwinds.












 

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replaced mine on my 94 Monday evening. easy as pie and nice to have the airbag light not blinking and the cruise & horn working again.
again a big thanks to the people on this site for all the info.
 
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