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I bought a new steering recently and am in the process of removing the stock wheel using a steering wheel puller from O'Reilly Auto Parts. After two complete half turns with my socket wrench the wheel hasn't budged. I want to be careful not to break anything and cause more work from myself.

If you've done this before, what was your experience? One and a half turns, two complete turns, other?

Steve from Los Angeles
 

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Keep turning slowly because it will pop off in your hands.


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I wouldn’t put to much thought into it just go slow and be careful! It takes a different amount of turns for everyone I would say!
 

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Loosen the nut all the way but leave it on a few threads so when the wheel breaks loose it will be retained on the shaft and not go bouncing all over the car. Heads up, there is a spring behind the wheel hub pushing it up too.
 

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Steve, The above comments are all good. Just take your time and you will make out OK. I have attached a YouTube video that shows what you will be facing during the task. Good Luck!
 

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Loosen the nut all the way but leave it on a few threads so when the wheel breaks loose it will be retained on the shaft and not go bouncing all over the car.
Or into your forehead. Ask me how I know.
 
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