Camaro, Firebird, 1999 - 2002

Multi-Function Turn Signal Switch

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
This vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System. Failure to follow the correct procedure could cause air bag deployment, personal injury and unnecessary SIR system repairs.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Disable the inflatable restraint steering wheel module.
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  7. Remove the tilt lever.
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  9. Remove the turn signal and multifunction lever.
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  11. Remove the hazard knob.
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  13. Remove the turn signal cancel cam and upper bearing inner race.
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  15. Remove the round washer head screw from the signal switch arm assembly.
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  17. Pry out the signal switch arm assembly from the lock housing cover and sleeve assembly.
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  19. Remove the 3 pan head 6-lobed socket screws from the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly.
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  21. In order to remove the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly, use the following steps:

    Remove the steering column wire harness strap.
     
    Remove the wiring protector.
     

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  23. Disconnect the terminal connector from the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly connector.
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  25. Pull the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly connector through the steering column, if needed.
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To install:

  1. Thread the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly connector through the lock housing cover and sleeve assembly, if the switch is hanging.
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  3. Install the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly and secure using 3 pan head 6 lobed socket screws and tighten to 31 inch lbs. (3.5 Nm)
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  5. Lubricate the signal switch arm assembly with lithium grease. Install the signal switch arm assembly onto the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly. Secure the signal switch arm assembly using the round washer head screw and tighten to 22 inch lbs. (2.5 Nm)
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  7. Install the terminal connector to the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly connector.
    CAUTION
    Improper routing of the wire harness assembly may damage the inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil. This may result in a malfunction of the coil, which may cause personal injury.


    NOTE
    Pull carefully on all the wires to remove any wire kinks that may be inside the steering column assembly.

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  9. Pull the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly connector towards the base of the column.
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  11. Insert the wiring protector into the steering column bracket.
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  13. Insert the steering column wire harness into the steering column wire harness strap.
  14.  
  15. Install the turn signal cancel cam and upper bearing inner race.
  16.  
  17. Install the tilt lever.
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  19. Install the multifunction lever.
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  21. Install the hazard knob.
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