03-06 steering wheel on 02 Yukon?!?!?

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  1. Ultim8SVT

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    The question is pretty simple.

    Can I swap steering wheels from an 03-06 Yukon/Escalade/Tahoe with wood trim into my 2002 Yukon SLT? I can get my hands on one relatively fast but I want to make sure I don't throw away my money. I really don't like my plain, black, outdated steering wheel.

    NOTE: I've done the search, there are over 10 threads on this forum started but none are finished. So there's no info on a finished swapped steering wheel.



    What I have
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    What I want
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    Thanks in advanced!
     
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  2. Z-56 Hoe

    Z-56 Hoe What do I do????

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    It should bolt right up just buttons won't work.
     
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    It will bolt up, you just need the airbag. I think the clock springs are the same as well. Buttons I don't think will work because 03+ is class 2 and 99-02 doesn't have class 2
     
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    Yeah I don't care much about the buttons. I'm going with an aftermarket headunit eventually anyway. Ok... Thanks guys.
     
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    If I remember correctly i think the SRS light will pop up because of the difference in airbag connections. 02 has I think 1 and 03+ have 2. I looked into it for mine aswell and thats what someone had told me, if you go ahead and do it let me know please because I want to update mine aswell. Like yourself I don't care about the buttons not working since i don't use them now anyway
     
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    I am not sure, but I think that the shaft on the 03+ models are different. You might have to get the whole column to make that work.
     
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    I just got the wheel in the mail today. I will let everyone know how it goes. I'm planning on trying the swap tomorrow morning.


    I hope this isn't the case. It would suck horribly. Hell, I'd find a way to adapt it, lol. :angry94:
     
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    it wont work. the splines on the column are different. you need the whole column from an 03+ if you want that wheel. but the airbags in 03+ are 2 stage as 02 and older are single stage. so your airbag will no longer work.
     
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    WOW! You just sh!t on my plate dude! :okay2:

    Are you 100% sure? I wasn't able to do it today because my wife took the SUV with her almost all day. I was planning on giving it a try in the morning. DAMN!
     
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    However...you can find a single stage airbag that will work. The 2500/3500 Silverado's/Sierra's 03-07 have single stage airbags that would work. Also, same goes for the Express/Savana vans. Should only have one yellow connector on the back. The newer vans also had the emblems in color on the steering wheel. Like this swap I did:
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