GM Full Size Vans 1987-1997 Repair Guide

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1987-95 Models

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the knob assembly as follows:
    1. Pull the knob to the low beam position.
    2.  
    3. Press the retaining pin out of the switch and remove the knob.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Loosen the lower trim panel screws and remove the panel.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the switch nut and remove the switch.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Headlight switch removal and mounting - 1987-95 models

To install:
  1. Install the switch and tighten the nut.
  2.  
  3. Install the trim panel and tighten the screws.
  4.  
  5. Install the knob assembly into the switch assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

1996-97 Models

See Figure 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the instrument cluster lower trim filler panel and trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Disengage the electrical connection from the switch.
  6.  
  7. Remove the switch by releasing the trim panel retainers from the switch.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the switch into the trim panel and engage the electrical connection.
  2.  
  3. Install the instrument cluster trim panel and lower trim panel filler.
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper operation.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Headlight switch mounting - 1996-97 models

 
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