Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

Defogger Switch

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TESTING



Colt
  1. Remove the switch.
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  3. Using an ohmmeter, turn the switch ON and check for continuity. Continuity should exist between terminals 1 5 and 2 4. With the switch OFF , there should be continuity between terminals 3 & 6 only.
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Vista
  1. Remove the switch.
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  3. Using an ohmmeter, turn the switch ON and check for continuity. Continuity should exist between terminals 2 & 5 and 1 & 4. With the switch OFF , there should be continuity between terminals 1 & 4 only.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Colt and Vista

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Rear window defogger switch terminals

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Using a suitable tool, slip the tool behind the liftgate switch far enough to depress the locking tab. Repeat this procedure for the opposite side of the switch. Be careful not to damage the instrument panel.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the switch from the dash panel.
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  5. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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