Buick Regal 1997-2000

Headlight Switch

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
These procedures cover dash mounted switches only. For steering column mounted switches, please refer to Section 8 of this manual.


NOTE
In 1997, the headlamp and fog lamp switch are combined in one unit.

  1. Remove the instrument panel cluster trim plate, using the procedure found in this section under Instrument Cluster Removal and Installation.
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Fig. Removing the headlamp/fog lamp combination switch-1997 Buick

  1. Remove the screws from the headlamp/ fog lamp combination switch.
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  3. Remove the headlamp/fog lamp combination switch by unsnapping from the instrument panel.
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  5. Detach the electrical connector and remove the switch from the vehicle.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  1. Using a plastic flat-bladed tool as an aid if necessary, pull the rearward edge of the left side instrument panel access opening cover outboard to release the retainers.
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  3. Release the forward edge of the left side instrument panel access opening cover from behind the hinge pillar and remove the cover.
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  5. Remove the screws retaining the headlamp switch.
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Fig. Remove the instrument panel end cap, remove the retainer screws and remove the headlamp switch-1998-00 Buick

  1. Carefully pull the headlamp switch outboard away from the instrument panel to access the electrical connector.
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  3. Detach the electrical connector from the headlamp switch.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal process.
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