626 1999-2001

Multi-Function (Combination) Switch

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION
    After disconnecting the battery, wait for more than 1 minute for the SAS to deplete its stored energy.

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  5. Place the wheel in the straight-ahead position and turn the ignition switch to LOCK.
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  7. Remove the SAS module and the steering wheel removing or disconnecting the following:

    Cover clips at both sides of the steering wheel
     
    Steering wheel-to-SAS module bolts
     
    SAS module from the steering wheel and disconnect the electrical connector
     
    Steering wheel-to-column nut
     
    Steering wheel from the steering column using a suitable puller
     
    Clock spring
     
    Connector, screws and switch

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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering wheel and SAS module-626



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    Fig. Exploded view of the combination switch-626

     

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To install:

  1. Install switch, tighten the screws and attach the connector.
  2.  
  3. Set the front wheels straight ahead. Install the clock spring.
    CAUTION
    The clock spring will break if over wound. Do not force the clock spring when turning it.

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  5. Turn the clock spring clockwise until it stops.
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  7. Turn the clock spring counterclockwise 2.75 turns.
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  9. Align the mark on the clock spring with the mark on the outer housing.

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    Fig. Align the mark on the clock spring with the mark on the outer housing-626

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  11. Install the SAS module and the steering wheel by installing or connecting the following:

    Steering wheel and the steering wheel-to-column nut. Torque the steering wheel nut to 29-36 ft. lbs. (40-49 Nm).
     
    SAS module to the steering wheel and connect the electrical connector. Torque the steering column-to-SAS module bolts to 70-104 inch lbs. (8-12 Nm).
     
    Steering wheel-to-SAS module clips
     
    Cover clips, at both sides of the steering wheel
     

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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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