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12-16-2012 10:10 PM
09vistabluecoupe
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Originally Posted by burgeke View Post
. the steering wheel is crappy hard rubber.
Not if you got the leather wrapped wheel included in the drivers group package.
12-16-2012 08:57 PM
gbshelbymi Um... gotta remove the airbag? Not gonna happen. I'll put up with a few chips on the switches. Thanks for the link and reply, though.
12-16-2012 08:35 PM
burgeke Yes. It actually is cake. I found pics here on the forums to remove the airbag. You have to stick a flathead screwdriver in 3 places from behind the steering wheel. Once the airbag is out, the buttons pop right out. However.... the steering wheel is crappy hard rubber. Mine busted right where the buttons inserted so I had to get creative with glue. Once back together of course you don't see my creativity :)

Here is the link I used.... http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=279456
12-16-2012 07:10 PM
gbshelbymi So does the switch stack just pop out of the steering wheel? Disconnect the wiring harness and snap in a new one?
07-03-2012 08:05 PM
mrs smarty pants I am a second owner on an 09 focus.. it has 57k miles but I also have purchased the extended warranty. Should this cover the chipping on my steering wheel buttons?
10-18-2011 09:39 PM
Gabe2010SE Ford's 3-yr/36k warranty covers buttons peeling ... they have to replace the buttons, they don't repaint them ...

Also, if you have a Ford extended warranty, it needs to be PremiumCare to cover radios, if the radio buttons are peeling. Might be the same for steering wheel buttons.
10-18-2011 12:32 PM
cmmike1 Same thing happened on mine but I've just dealt with it. I was considering putting a little paint to fix it since I'm out of warranty.
10-17-2011 09:40 PM
red2009se GM cars are notorious for peeling, chipping dash labels, but never had any peel off on Fords, Nissan I owned. My dad's '06 Buick dash parts look very worn down and only has 60K miles
10-17-2011 07:18 PM
st12131 good to here!
10-17-2011 03:54 PM
Slo86GT
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Originally Posted by dckotwicki View Post
To my suprise, the dealer fixed it under warranty.
Can you send me your VIN or service request information on this? My dealer wants to charge me nearly $300 to fix it with new buttons and an hour and a half labor.
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