The combination switch is attached to the upper portion of the steering column and is part of the turn signal lever.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
If the vehicle is not equipped with an air bag, skip Step 1 and simply disconnect the negative battery cable. Also, disregard all instructions below related to air bags.
- If equipped, disable the SIR system, as outlined in Chassis Electrical of this repair guide.
- If not already done, disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Remove the left side sound insulator.
- Lower the steering column trim plate.
- Remove the steering column-to-dash screws and lower the steering column.
- Remove the inflation restraint (air bag module) and the combination switch assembly.
- Position the ignition switch in the OFF-UNLOCKED position. With the cylinder removed, the rod is in LOCK when it is in the next to the uppermost detent; OFF-UNLOCKED is 2 detents from the top.
- Remove the mounting screws and disconnect the electrical connectors. Remove the ignition switch assembly along with the dimmer switch.
- Adjust the dimmer switch.
- Install the dimmer switch and attach the mounting screws. Put the ignition switch in OFF-UNLOCKED position; make sure the lock cylinder and actuating rod are in OFF-UNLOCKED (third detent from the top) position.
- Install the activating rod into the switch and assemble the switch on the column. Tighten the mounting screws.
- Connect the electrical connections at the dimmer switch.
- Install the combination switch and replace the air bag module.
- Position the steering column in place and install the column mounting screws.
- Install the column trim plate and replace the sound insulator.
- If equipped with the SIR system, properly enable the system, as outlined in Chassis Electrical of this section.
- If not already done, connect the negative battery cable, then check the turn signals for proper operation.