Need Help?

1983 Porsche 944 2D Coupe

1983 Porsche 944
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
 Miles
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle


Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.

back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics


January 10, 2009, 3:05 pm

Clark E
 

Question: I need to replace the column switch pack (turn

I need to replace the column switch pack (turn signals,...). I have the part and started by pulling the horn pad off but there is a bracket that does not allow top-down access to the nut holding the steering wheel (looks like 24mm). Question: if I can get a short socket on the nut with a breaker bar... will I be able to loose by holding the steering wheel and putting reverse pressure on the bar? Is the bracket removable (doesn't look like it)? What am I missing??


January 13, 2009, 4:48 pm

Tyler O
Expert Mechanic

Usually the steering wheel nut comes off pretty easy. Once you get it off spray a little wd-40 or pb blaster to ease removal of the steering wheel (if it's stuck)

The bracket should be removable some how...


0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to



My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…