It should - there are usually specific steps to be followed to disable the airbag and prevent it from exploding in your face - unfortunately I don't have those instructions for your vehicle.
You also need to know about the "clock spring", which is a helical cable in the center of the wheel that can easily be damaged - start with the wheels in the straight ahead position and don't turn the steering whilst you have it apart, and you should be fine.
98 - 1.8 Mitsubishi Pajero iO
98 - 2.0 Suzuki Grand Vitara - SQ420
05 - 2.0 Suzuki Grand Vitara - JB420