The 6 Best Steering Wheel Pullers

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This wiki has been updated 14 times since it was first published in October of 2019. If you work on cars and trucks regularly, at some point you'll have to remove the steering wheel to get to things underneath it. The quickest and safest way to get it off is with a puller kit, which comes with everything you need. We have included a variety of sets that should meet the needs and budgets of both professionals and home mechanics. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. OTC 7984

2. Alltrade 648748

3. Ares 71000

Editor's Notes

November 20, 2019:

A good steering wheel puller set is absolutely necessary if you're a mechanic or just like to fix your own cars. Given the design of automotive pulleys and gears, you'll often be able to use one set to remove them all.

For that reason, its usually worth investing in sets like the OTC 7984 and the Alltrade 648748. They both include special lock plate removers that you'll need for many GM wheel configurations. The appeal of a set like the Ares 71000 is the different forcing tips and the wide range of bolt sizes they come with. This will come in handy when working on uncommon makes and models.

Working on cars and their engines is inherently dangerous. As such, all relevant safety precautions should be observed.

4. Shankly D1078

5. ABN 3224

6. Lisle 45000

Rafael Perez
Last updated by Rafael Perez

Rafael Perez is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Rochester. His primary focus is the metaphysics of time and the philosophy of mind, with a particular interest in artificial intelligence and antirepresentational models of the mind. He has extensive experience as a mechanic, a construction worker, and a general repairman. This has allowed him to gather a wealth of knowledge on automobile repair, auto parts, carpentry, masonry, welding, and the tools used in those trades. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, woodworking, and fishing.

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