2006 Nissan Pathfinder — Repair Manual - Supplemental Restraint System (Section SRS)
If a driver air bag direct-connect harness connector is damaged, the spiral cable must be replaced. Disconnect the negative and positive battery cables, then wait at least 3 minutes. Press upward (toward center of steering wheel) on retaining clip until driver air bag module is released from steering wheel.
Disconnect the driver air bag module and horn connectors, then remove the driver air bag module. If driver air bag module is being replaced due to deployment, spiral cable must also be replaced. After the work is completed, perform self-diagnosis to check that no malfunction is detected.
Then while pressing tabs, pull wiper and washer switch away from spiral cable to remove. Then while pressing tabs, pull lighting and turn signal switch toward driver door to remove. Then while pressing the tab, pull the spiral cable away from steering column assembly.