GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Century
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the instrument panel trim plate.
  4.  
  5. Remove the left side instrument panel switch trim panel by removing the attaching screws. Gently rock the panel out.
  6.  
  7. Remove the switch screws, then pull the switch straight out.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the switch and the attaching screws.
  2.  
  3. Install the left side instrument panel switch trim panel and it's attaching screws.
  4.  
  5. Install the instrument panel trim plate.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Reset the radio, clock and any other applicable electronic devices.
  10.  

Celebrity
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the headlight switch knob.
  4.  
  5. Remove the instrument panel trim pad.
  6.  
  7. Unbolt the switch mounting plate from the instrument panel carrier.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the wiring from the switch.
  10.  
  11. Remove the switch.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Install the switch.
  2.  
  3. Connect the wiring to the switch.
  4.  
  5. Install the bolts attaching the switch mounting plate to the instrument panel carrier.
  6.  
  7. Install the instrument panel trim pad.
  8.  
  9. Install the headlight switch knob.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Reset the radio, clock and any other applicable electronic devices.
  14.  

Ciera and Cruiser
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the left side instrument panel trim pad.
  4.  
  5. Unbolt the switch from the instrument panel.
  6.  
  7. Pull the switch rearward and remove it.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the switch and engage the electrical connectors.
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts attaching the switch to the instrument panel.
  4.  
  5. Install the left side instrument panel trim pad.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Reset the radio, clock and any other applicable electronic devices.
  10.  

6000
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the steering column trim cover and headlight rod and knob by reaching behind the instrument panel and depressing the lock tab.
  4.  
  5. Remove the left instrument panel trim plate.
  6.  
  7. Unbolt and remove the switch and bracket assembly from the instrument panel.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the bezel and remove the switch from the bracket.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the switch to the bracket and install the bezel.
  2.  
  3. Install the switch and bracket assembly to the instrument panel and install the attaching bolts.
  4.  
  5. Install the left instrument panel trim plate.
  6.  
  7. Install the headlight rod and knob. Install the steering column trim cover.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Reset the radio, clock and any other applicable electronic devices.
  12.  

 
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