Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Windshield Wiper Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




NOTE
On vehicles not covered here, the windshield wiper switch is incorporated into the combination switch and is not separately serviceable. Refer to the procedure above.

Diamante
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If equipped with an air bag, disarm as follows:
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  1. Position the front wheels in the straight ahead position and place the key in the LOCK position. Remove the key from the ignition lock cylinder.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and insulate the cable end with high-quality electrical tape or similar non-conductive wrapping.
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  5. Wait at least 1 minute before working on the vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy the air bag for a short period of time even after the battery has been disconnected.
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  1. Remove the steering wheel. as outlined earlier in this section.
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  3. Remove the hood lock release handle.
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  5. Remove the switches from the knee protector below the steering column, and remove the exposed retaining screws. Then remove the knee protector.
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  7. Remove the column covers.
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  9. Remove necessary duct work and detach the windshield wiper switch connectors.
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  11. Remove the retaining screws and remove the windshield wiper switch assembly from the steering column.
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To install:

  1. Install the wiper switch to the steering column and connect the connectors.
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  3. Install any removed duct work.
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  5. Install the column covers.
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  7. Install the knee protector and switches.
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  9. Install the hood release handle.
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  11. Confirm that the front wheels are in a straight ahead position. Install the steering wheel, as outlined earlier in this section.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable and check the windshield wiper and washer for proper operation.
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