GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Except With Head Up Display (HUD)

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Headlight switch location and mounting-1988 Regal shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: The headlight switch is secured with clips and screws-1990 Lumina shown



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Fig. Fig. 3: Light switch location and attachment-1993 Cutlass Supreme



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Fig. Fig. 4: Headlight switch assembly-1996 vehicle shown

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the instrument cluster trim plate by unfastening the retaining screws or simply unsnapping it.
  4.  
  5. If necessary, remove the air outlet trim plate. If may be secured with screws/bolts or clips.
  6.  
  7. If accessible at this time, detach the switch electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the switch, using one of the following procedures:
    1. Unfasten the retaining bolts/screws from the switch, then remove the switch from the instrument panel.
    2.  
    3. Unsnap the headlight switch from the instrument panel.
    4.  

  10.  
  11. If not already done, detach the electrical connector from the switch at this time.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Attach the switch electrical connector and fasten the switch to the instrument panel. If the switch is secured with screws, tighten to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the air outlet and cluster trim plates.
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
  6.  

With Head Up Display (HUD)

See Figure 5



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Fig. Fig. 5: The HUD incorporates the headlight, fog lamp and HUD switches

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the steering column opening filler panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the instrument cluster, as outlined earlier in this section.
  6.  
  7. Depress the locking tabs, then pull the switch out.
  8.  
  9. Detach the HUD electrical connectors.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Attach the switch electrical connectors.
  2.  
  3. Snap the switch securely into the instrument panel.
  4.  
  5. Install the instrument cluster.
  6.  
  7. Install the steering column opening filler panel.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

 
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