Download 2019 Acura RDX Heated Steering Wheel Installation Instructions – 1. Turn the steering wheel so the front wheels are in the straight-ahead position. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery, and wait at least 3 minutes before you start to install the steering wheel. 3. Pull away the door opening seal, and remove the driver’s dashboard side lid. 4. Remove the driver’s dashboard side vent. 5. Remove the left trim, and unplug the vehicle connector. 6. Remove the driver’s dashboard lower cover, and unplug the vehicle connectors and vehicle sensor.
7. Lower and pull out the steering wheel as shown. 8. Insert a punch (diameter of 5.5 mm) through the left hole of the body cover, and push the spring to release the airbag. Repeat for the other side. 9. Unplug the two cable reel 2-pin connectors by squeezing and pulling up on the locking tabs. Unplug the vehicle connector. NOTE: Be careful not to damage the vehicle connectors. 10. Remove the airbag. NOTE: • Do not drop the removed airbag or hit it on an object. • Place the removed airbag on a safe place with the pad surface (top) facing upward.