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How to Remove Steering Column Cover 07-13 Chevy Silverado

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How to Remove Steering Column Cover 07-13 Chevy Silverado

Created on: 2019-01-16

How to remove the steering column cover on 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13 Chevy Silverado

  1. step 1 :Removing the Lower Dash Trim
    • Pry off the fuse panel cover from the bottom
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the parking brake release lever
    • Slide the parking brake release handle toward the front of the vehicle
    • Remove the Phillips screws from the lower dash trim
    • Pry off the lower dash trim
  2. step 2 :Removing the Steering Column Trim
    • Pull the steering column adjustor lever straight out, away from the column, to remove it
    • Remove any screws from the lower half of the steering column trim
    • Pry off the lower steering column trim piece from the upper column
    • Remove the upper trim
  3. step 3 :Installing the Steering Column Trim
    • Insert the upper column trim into place
    • Attach the lower column trim
    • Replace any screws to the lower column trim
    • Press the steering column adjustor lever into place
  4. step 4 :Installing the Lower Dash Trim
    • Press the lower dash trim into place
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the lower dash trim
    • Insert the parking brake release handle into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the parking brake release lever
    • Press the side fuse panel cover on

Tools needed for replacement

  • Ratchets & Related


  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

    10mm Socket

Installation Video
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What's up, guys? I'm Andy from 1A Auto. Win this video I'm gonna be removing and reinstalling the steering column covers on this 2008 Chevy Silverado work truck. If you need parts for your vehicle, click the link in the description and head over to We're gonna remove this cover right here, just grab under here with your hand, pull up. Slides right out. All right, next I'm gonna take a 10 millimeter socket, extension, and ratchet. We're gonna remove a bolt that's underneath this parking brake release lever, right here.

Then I'm gonna take this release handle and slide it towards the front of the vehicle and then slip it out. There's these clips that hold it in. Next I'm gonna remove two screws, there's one right here, there's also one over here this vehicle it's missing. It's just the Phillips head screw, take that out. Now we're gonna just grab this panel and pull it straight forward, there's clips on the back side right here, right here and right here.

Next I'm gonna grab this handle for the steering wheel adjustment, and I'm just gonna pull it straight outwards, just like that, pull it off. This generally is very hard to get off. If you have to, just try to get it a little screwdriver and pry it out, but you really gotta force it out. Now I'm gonna grab this panel and pull it down. Sometimes there is screws that hold this lower steering column cover on, but this vehicle doesn't have screws, so just grab it, pull it straight down just like that. Now I wanna take the upper cover off, I'm just gonna adjust this steering wheel down, just push back on that adjuster then grab cover and just slide it right up, just like that.

I'm gonna install this upper cover, upper column cover, just like that. And lock that down. Now we're gonna adjust the column up, take the lower cover, line this up. These little tabs you're gonna wanna line those tabs up with the upper cover and lock it in place. To reinstall this steering wheel column adjustment lever, just line this tab up and just lock it in place. Right, now we're gonna install this cover, line it up, lock it in place. And then next we're gonna install this screw, with this Phillips head screwdriver. And if your vehicle had another one you're gonna install it over here as well. But this vehicle doesn't have it, snug that up. Next we'll install this parking brake cable release, slide that over there. And then take the 10 millimeter bolt off right here. Now install the side cover, just line those clips up. Lock it in place.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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