Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1967-72 Models
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
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  3. Loosen the setscrew and remove the wiper switch knob.
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  5. Remove the nut retaining the switch to the dash panel.
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  7. Reach through the ashtray housing opening and lower the switch just far enough to disconnect the wiring, and remove the lighting bracket.
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To install:
  1. Reach through the ashtray housing, install the switch, connect the wiring, and install the lighting bracket.
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  3. Replace the nut that retains the switch to the dash panel.
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  5. Tighten the setscrew and replace the wiper switch knob.
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  7. Connect the battery ground cable.
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1973-88 Models
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable, and fusible link under the hood.
  2.  
  3. Remove the left side air conditioner duct and outlet.
  4.  
  5. Reach under the panel and depress the release button located on the bottom of the switch while pulling out on the knob. This will allow removal of the knob and stem.
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  7. Remove the nut retaining the switch to the panel.
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  9. Lower the switch just far enough to disconnect the wires and remove the switch.
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To install:
  1. Connect the wiring to the headlight switch.
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  3. Position the switch in place in the panel and install the mounting nut. Tighten the nut securely.
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  5. Install the switch bezel.
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  7. Install the instrument and hood and bezel assembly.
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  9. Install the knob and stem into the switch, make sure that it locks into place.
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  11. Install the air-conditioning duct and air outlet assembly.
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  13. Connect the fusible link.
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