Q: Is it illegal to remove the stock steering wheel for an aftermarket one in Illinois?

asked by on

i am trying to modify my Honda and i want t know if i remove the stock steering wheel to install a aftermarket grip royal steering wheel with quick release would it be illegal in Illinois?

My car has 174003 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Since this involves something that is a matter of a safety, we are not allowed to definitively comment on whether or not this would be illegal. You will need to check with your state’s transportation safety department with regard to this. From a matter of practicality, a quick release steering wheel is beneficial in a race environment for purposes of quickly removing while working on the car during pit stops and during times of overhaul simply to make things more accessible when working on the car. From an every day practical driving standpoint, this may not be necessary.

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. Is it illegal to remove the stock steering wheel for an aftermarket one in Illinois?

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: I have a 2004 Honda Civic GX, we are having an issue when we go to turn on the AC the fans try to kick on but can't. They will sta

The electric cooling fans are powered through relays, a fuse, and a control module. The fan motors themselves should be tested (the fan motors can be independently powered, on or off the car, to see if they work properly) and...

Q: How do you dehumidify the interior?

While your Accord is designed to protect you against temperature extremes, it’s not airtight. That means humidity can rise in the cabin. To dehumidify the air, just follow these easy steps: Switch on the fan. Switch the air conditioning...

Q: Loose steering column.

I would have a technician look at it. You will probably have to take the steering column apart and there are special tools required. There is a common problem with 3 torx screws connecting the tilt steering column that have...

Related articles

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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.