Q: Q: How do you adjust the steering wheel on?

asked by on

How do you adjust the steering wheel on?

It’s important to be able to adjust the steering wheel to get the ideal driving position for you. Your car’s steering wheel can adjust in four different ways: up and down, as well as in and out. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Make sure your car is parked. Never adjust the wheel while driving

  2. Locate the locking lever under the steering column

  3. Pull the lever up to unlock the wheel

  4. Pull the wheel out or push it in

  5. Pull the wheel up or push it down

  6. Lock the lever in place once more

Tips

  • Make sure that the steering wheel position you choose lets you clearly see the gauges on the dash.

  • Never sit with the steering wheel too close to your chest. The air bag could cause injuries during inflation.

  • Never, ever adjust the steering wheel while the car is in motion as it could make you lose control.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: How do you adjust the steering wheel on?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: car makes noise on cold startups/oil question

Today's multi-viscosity oils do start off with a low viscosity during very low temperatures. There are aftermarket solutions you can add to your oil, such as oil stabilizers and anti-wear additives. High mileage oil for vehicles nearing six figures is...

Q: How do you tilt or extend the steering wheel?

Your steering wheel offers both telescopic and tilt operation. Tilting the wheel lets you get the perfect angle for driving safely. Here’s how to do both. To Tilt: Pull the lever on the bottom of the steering column down....

Q: I just bought a used 99 Honda Accord V-6 2-door and I noticed steam or smoke coming from under the hood, at a drive thru

Hello, thanks for writing in about your 1999 Honda Accord. From what you've described, I think your issue is fairly simple. You probably just need a new thermostat. However, to avoid any unnecessary repairs, I would recommend having one of...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...