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is there a way to remove the factory air bag setup and replace it with an aftermarket steering wheel. My steering wheel has burn holes and tears from previous owners and is beyond repair? thanks in advance for the help. the truck is a 1994 Ford F150 supercab 4x4. thanks in advance for any help.
 

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i remember seeing a thread on this. I will try to help search for you. try a couple different terms. The search tool can be sketchy sometimes. but i have seen this.
 

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yo, You can use part of this;
Removal & Installation in a 95 (part of his steering wheel replacement)
Source: by Jim E (silent one) at http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=145142

some safety & op info for safety issues;
Wiring Diagram, Operation & Troubleshooting for 94-96; "The air bag diagnostic monitor (14B056) continually monitors all supplemental air bag restraint system components and wiring connections for possible faults in the system. If the air bag diagnostic monitor detects a fault in the supplemental air bag restraint system when the key is in RUN, a diagnostic trouble code will be displayed on the air bag indicator, located in the instrument cluster (10849). Performing system diagnostics is the main purpose of the air bag diagnostic monitor. Note: The air bag diagnostic monitor does not deploy the air bag in the event of a crash. The LH and RH primary crash sensors are hard wired to the air bag; therefore, the LH and RH primary crash sensors and RH safing sensor and bracket sensor determine when to deploy the air bag. Features and functions of the air bag diagnostic monitor are described below. * The air bag diagnostic monitor illuminates the air bag indicator for approximately six seconds when the key is in RUN and then turns the indicator off. This shows that the air bag indicator is operational. If the air bag indicator does not illuminate or the indicator stays on or flashes at any time, a fault has been detected by the air bag diagnostic monitor. * Diagnostic trouble codes may not be displayed for approximately 30 seconds after the key is placed in RUN. This is the amount of time the air bag diagnostic monitor requires to perform all tests and verify system faults, if present. * Each diagnostic trouble code (a series of flashes and pauses of the air bag indicator) represents a two-digit number. Each diagnostic trouble code is always displayed at least twice. For example, a diagnostic trouble code 32 is displayed as three flashes, followed by a one-second pause, then two flashes, followed by a three-second pause. * If a system fault is present and the air bag indicator is malfunctioning, an audible tone will be heard, indicating that system service is required. The tone is a series of five sets of five beeps. This does not indicate a diagnostic trouble code 55. If the tone is heard, the air bag indicator is inoperative and a system fault that requires service is present. CAUTION: The thermal fuse does not blow (open) because of excessive current flowing through it. DO NOT attempt to jumper out the thermal fuse with a circuit breaker or any other type of fuse. * If a fault exists that makes unwanted air bag deployment possible, the air bag diagnostic monitor has an internal thermal fuse that will blow (open) automatically. This removes all power to the air bag deployment circuit. * The air bag indicator will flash the appropriate diagnostic trouble code to indicate the suspect circuit. If the indicator is malfunctioning the tone will be heard. * Diagnostic trouble codes are prioritized numerically so if two or more different faults occur at the same time, the fault having the highest priority will be displayed first. After that fault has been corrected, the next highest priority fault will be displayed. * The air bag diagnostic monitor includes an internal backup power supply. This feature provides sufficient backup power to deploy the air bag in the event the battery or battery cables are damaged in an accident before safing and primary crash sensors close. The backup power supply will deplete its stored energy approximately one minute after the positive battery cable is disconnected. Airbag DIagnostic Monitor (ADM) Light Flash Code (LFC) Priority Table Tone (5 Beeps Repeated 4 Times): Air Bag Indicator Open Circuit with Stored Fault Code(s) No Air Bag Indicator (Dash Light Out): Inoperative Indicator Circuit or No Battery Voltage to ADM Continuous Air Bag Indicator: ADM Disconnected or Inoperative 12: Low Battery Voltage 13: Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Ground 14: Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Circuit Shorted to Ground 21: Rear Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 22: Rear Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Output Circuit Shorted to Battery Voltage 23: Rear Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Circuit Input Feed/Return Circuit Open 24: Rear Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Output Feed/Return Circuit Open 32: Driver Side Air Bag Circuit High Resistance or Open 34: Driver Side Air Bag Circuit Low Resistance or Shorted 41: RH Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Feed/Return Circuit Open 42: LH Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Feed/Return Circuit Open 44: RH Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 45: LH Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 51: ADM Internal Thermal Fuse Blown Due to Intermittent Short to Ground 52: Backup Power Supply Voltage Boost Fault 53: Front Air Bag Sensor and Bracket Circuits Resistance to Ground or ADM Fault Rapid Continuous Flashing of Air Bag Indicator (No Fault Code): All Primary Air Bag Sensors Disconnected"
Source: by Ford via Steve83 (Steve, That dirty old truck) at http://www.supermotors.net/vehicles/registry/media/472207_1
 

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You can replace the steering wheel late model Broncos and Fseries trucks. You have to realize that this permanently disables your airbag and horn. Therefore, use the following information at your own risk.

1. This is the intallation kit you will need: http://64.60.165.189/showapplications.aspx?year=1993&make=FORD&model=PICKUP F150

2. Note that you MUST use a signature series wheel with this kit. This is important to consider when picking out a wheel. Confirm that whatever you pick IS an Signature Series.

3. You will have to remove your airbag and your steerwheel then modify the outside of your clock spring (there are two rivets that stick out towards the drivers seat, you have to grind those down to clear the installation kit).

4. Once you remove the airbag and steering wheel then clearance the clock spring, you simply install the new kit and wheel.

I have a Grant Signature Series wheel in my 95 Bronco...
 

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http://www.rollpans.com/product.asp?actiontype=recacc&idno=257277

This is the new steering wheel that i want to install. However is there a way i can retain the use of my horn as well as use of my cruise control? thanks
I am sure there is some way, but it may require heavy modification or fabrication of parts. You could call them and ask if if they have what it takes to bolt that onto a 93 F150. If they do, thats what you want. If not, you have to figure out if there is a combo of adapter plates that will allow you do bolt that wheel onto the grant piece I listed above... you can also look into the cruise options grant offers...
 

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Would it really be a big deal to re-wire up some buttons for the horn and CC? My wheel in my 95 is pretty beat, I hate it. I also have my airbag light constantly flashing at my too. THANKS TO miesk5 I see these are codes which I will run out and look at later. I figured it was the clockspring (no biggie). Should I take the airbag light more seriously?

Like Monkei says I too drool over the brand new wheel, someday.
 

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Like Monkei says I too drool over the brand new wheel, someday.
What whaddIsay? I was just reeling at the price of the wheel the OP posted a link to. Not at all my style, but to each his own.

Careful removin' that airbag if you do change your wheel, make sure you're clear on the safe procedure.

I have a 92, and used a Grant hub, with an adapter to run a Sparco or Momo 6bolt wheel. I ended up using a 380mm Sparco. No airbag and don't use cruise so it was a remove and bolt-on op for me.

 

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Thanks! It's the ' 368 '. This one was bought used, a new one probably looks much nicer. It's a suede wheel, nice fat grip. Feels good in the hand. If I remember correctly, it's only about an inch smaller in diameter than the stocker.
 

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I have a 92, and used a Grant hub, with an adapter to run a Sparco or Momo 6bolt wheel. I ended up using a 380mm Sparco. No airbag and don't use cruise so it was a remove and bolt-on op for me.
Monkei - What did you do about the horn? Did the 92 have the clock spring? I was all set to wire mine directly but realized that I had to consider the fact that the wires would wrap around the steering column (shaft) when turning. I can remember exactly how I had run it, but I do remember that once I ran the wires and then thought it through, it looked like it has the potential to get all caught up and cause problems, so I didnt wire it in.

Good move on the almost stock size wheel. I ened up with a 14 inch Grant and although I like the wheel, I do wish it was a little bigger. I covers up the top of my speedo and is a bit of a PITA to see around as far as gauges etc go...
 

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What grant steering wheel adapter did you use? I have a 1995 Ford Bronco. I have disconnected the airbag module. I was tired of the beaping sound. This will be a trail and bad weather vehicle so I don't need a airbag. Besides who wants a 21 year old airbag to deploy? I want to install a aftermarket steering wheel but need to know the grant adapters number? Everybody's help is appreciated.
 
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