How to Install a Ford Racing GT500 Steering Wheel on Your 2005-2009 Mustang

This Mustang Parts Installation Guide Works For

Ford Racing GT500 Steering Wheel - Red Stitching (05-09 All)DOWNLOAD PDF

Tools Required

  • Small straight blade screwdriver
  • 8mm combination wrench
  • 8mm socket, ratchet & 4 extension (1/4 drive)
  • 24mm socket, ratchet & 4 extension (1/2 drive)
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Work light
Installation Time: 1 Hour



Installation Instructions:

  1. Before attempting steering wheel removal, disconnect negative battery terminal using the 8mm combination wrench to prevent accidental activation of airbag.
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  3. On each side of stock steering wheel behind arms remove the plastic plug caps with the small screwdriver.
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  5. Remove the (2) 8mm bolts that are found under the plastic plug caps that hold the airbag in place.
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  7. Remove wires from the airbag and place airbag in secure location to avoid damage. (Airbag to be used with new steering wheel)
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  9. Unplug steering wheel wiring harness using the needle nose pliers.
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  11. Use the 24mm socket and ratchet to remove steering wheel center bolt.
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  13. Remove stock steering wheel being careful not to damage airbag wires. (No wheel puller required)
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  15. Now install the new steering wheel and feed the two yellow coated wires through the hole in the base of steering wheel.
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  17. Plug in and reinstall airbag assembly using the two 8mm bolts, then plug holes with plastic caps
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  19. Reconnect battery and test horn and turn signals for correct operation.
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  21. Enjoy the look and feel of your new GT 500 Steering Wheel!
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Installation Instructions written by AmericanMuscle customer Dennis Brown 4.24.12