GM Cadillac Deville_Fleetwood_ELD_Seville 1990-1998

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Catera
  1. Remove the headlamp switch from the instrument panel by prying on the left side of the switch.
  2.  


NOTE
To ensure the instrument panel trim is not damaged, place a cloth behind the prying tool when removing the switch.

  1. Remove the switch form the instrument panel.
  2.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reversal of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Verify operation.
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Deville and Fleetwood
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the instrument panel trim plates as follows:
    1. On 1990-91 vehicles, remove the right and left sound insulators and snap out the upper steering column filler panel.
    2.  
    3. Remove the lower steering column filler panel.
    4.  
    5. Remove the screws from the tops of the trim plates and remove the left and right trim plates.
    6.  
    7. Unscrew the screws at the bottom of the center trim plate and remove the trim plate.
    8.  

  4.  
  5. Remove the switch retaining screws and disconnect the electrical connector.
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  7. Remove the knob and bezel from the switch.
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To install:



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Fig. Instrument panel trim plates-Deville and Fleetwood



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Fig. Headlight switch installation-Deville and Fleetwood

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the switch screws to 13 inch lbs. (1.5 Nm).
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Fig. Pop out the headlight switch module



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Fig. Disconnect the electrical connector from the back of the module



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Fig. A small screwdriver and a simple twist . . .



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Fig. . . . will allow the replacement of the small bulb that illuminates the switch assembly

Eldorado and Seville
1990-91 MODELS
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Make sure all switches on the switch module are OFF .
  4.  
  5. Remove the instrument cluster trim plate as follows:
    1. Remove the left side A/C vent.
    2.  
    3. Remove the radio trim plate.
    4.  
    5. Remove the retaining screws and the trim plate.
    6.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the 2 retaining screws and pull the switch module out of the electrical connectors in the instrument cluster.
  8.  

To install:



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Fig. Control switch modules-1990-91 Eldorado and Seville

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

1992-98 MODELS
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Firmly pull outward on the headlight switch knob to remove the switch module from the instrument panel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the switch.
  6.  

To install:

  1. The installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Headlight switch-1992-93 Eldorado and Seville

 
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