Installing SVE X197 Mustang Steering Wheel (10-14)

Posted 6/20/2019 by Taylor Ward

How To Install SVE Mustang X197 Steering Wheel (10-14) - How To Install SVE Mustang X197 Steering Wheel (10-14)
This article explains a step-by-step process for installing our SVE X197 Mustang Steering Wheel for years 2010-2014. Shop with us today!

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This steering wheel is engineered to accept the factory air bag, wiring and factory steering controls so that means you will have to transfer over your trim, audio, cruise controls, and air bag.


NOTE: This steering wheel will fit 2010-2012 Mustangs with either the 200A or 400A premium packages and all 2013-2014 models.


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable
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  3. Located the 2 plastic plugs on each side of the steering wheel and remove
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  5. Once removed you can loosen and remove the (2) 8mm airbag retaining bolts
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  7. Bring the airbag forward and rotate to expose the backside
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  9. Disconnect the small electrical connections and set the airbag aside
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  11. Disconnect the main steering wheel control harness from the clock spring
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  13. Loosen and remove the 24mm steering wheel to steering shaft retaining bolt
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  15. When removing the steering wheel be mindful not to rotate the clock spring
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  17. Keep the factory steering wheel on a stable surface and loosen and remove the (3) T30 torque screws that retain the horn contact plate
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  19. Remove the spade connector with a small pry tool
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  21. Flip the steering wheel over and remove the (4) T20 torque screws that secures the steering wheel trim and slide the trim off and set aside
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  23. Flip the wheel back over and carefully dislodge each of the (3) bezels with a pry tool
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  25. Remove the lower bezel then both side bezels and harness as one assembly (do this by dislodging the harness clips and remove the t20 torque screw that secures the ground wire
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  27. Clean the bezels while they are removed
  28. Now to start with the X197 steering wheel to prepare for the bezels (Note: you may have to provide heat to the provisions before attaching the bezels)
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  30. If heat is needed for the bezels you can now install the bezels to the new steering wheel
  31. Route the harness through the holders and install both push pins
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  33. Reinstall and tighten the T20 torque screw securing the ground wire
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  35. Position the horn contact plate and springs and retighten the (3) T30 torque screws
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  37. Reconnect the spade connector
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  39. Flip the wheel over and reinstall the rearward trim and retighten the (4) T20 torque screws
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  41. Now the new steering wheel can be installed in the car
  42. Position the wheel into place and feed the airbag connections into the opening
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  44. Place the wheel unto the steering shaft and install a NEW steering shaft to steering wheel retaining bolt
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  46. Turn the steering wheel until the column locks
  47. Torque the bolt to 41 lb-ft and turn the key to the on position to unlock the wheel and re-center
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  49. Now turn the key to the off position and remove it
  50. Reconnect the main harness electrical connection
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  52. Position the airbag into place and reconnect the color-specific connections
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  54. Place the airbag into the wheel and install the (2) 8mm retaining bolts as well as the bolt covers
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  56. Reconnect the negative battery cable and test the horn

That's it! We hope you enjoyed this installation video and steps to make your install as smooth as possible. The products mentioned in the video are below!


2010-2014 SVE MUSTANG STEERING WHEELS

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Published on 2019-06-07
Mustang SVE X197 Steering Wheel
Completely change the look and feel of your interior with this 2010-2014 Mustang SVE X197 steering wheel! Designed with the driver in mind, SVE's X197 steering wheel features a race-inspired, flat bottom design. The flat bottom design provides more leg clearance during road racing or spirited driving, as well as getting in and out of your S197 Ford Mustang. The X197 steering wheel has thicker grips at 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock hand locations to improve grip and control. Once installed, the lines and shape of the SVE X197 steering wheel are sure to transform the interior of your S197 Mustang!

SVE Quality Construction
The X197 steering wheel has strategically placed materials throughout the wheel. Black, genuine leather is sewn in on both sides of the wheel where your hands are most commonly placed. This durable material helps extend the life of your wheel in places that see the most use. A red, leather sight-line is sewn into the 12 o'clock position of the wheel. This helps you quickly steer your Mustang straight after coming out of a turn. The top and bottom of the steering wheel have black suede material that provides a high-class look. Red stitching is used throughout to complete SVE's X197 steering wheel.

X197 Features
- Genuine, black leather with perforations.
- Black suede top and bottom.
- Red simulated leather sight-line.
- Accepts factory airbag and steering controls.
- Measures 14 7/8" Vertically - 15" Horizontally

Installation Note
A new steering wheel bolt will be needed for the installation of this X197 steering wheel. The steering wheel bolt is torque to yield. Steering wheel bolt must be torqued to 35 lb-ft. during installation. You can purchase a new Ford OEM steering bolt right here from Late Model Restoration. Part number LRS-705985.

Application
-Fits 2010-2012 Ford Mustang w/ Premimum Package/Multifuction Steering Wheels
-Fits 2013-2014 Ford Mustangs - All