Download 1998 Ford Windstar Steering Column Disassembly – 1. Remove steering column from vehicle as described. 2. Unscrew and remove tilt wheel handle and shank (3F609), if equipped. 3. Remove three screws and lower steering column shroud (3530). 4. Turn ignition switch lock cylinder (11582) to RUN position. 5. Using flat-tipped punch, push on button below ignition switch lock cylinder and pull out ignition switch lock cylinder. 6. Remove upper steering column shroud. 7. CAUTION: Be sure air bag sliding contact internal lock is engaged. Hub should not turn more then 45 degrees in either direction to prevent damage. Using door trim removal tool, remove air bag sliding contact electrical connectors from steering column instrument panel bracket (3676). 8. CAUTION: Do not remove wire harness clips from wire bundle to prevent damage. Using door trim removal tool, disconnect two wire harness clips from steering column. 9. Remove key warning buzzer contact and anti-theft contact from ignition lock cylinder pocket of steering column lock cylinder housing (3511).