Pickup 1997

Multi-Function (Combination) Switch

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Removal & Installation



At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.


NOTE
Each switch can be replaced without removing the switch base.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system. After disabling the system wait three minutes or more before servicing the vehicle. Disconnect the air bag module connector.



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    Fig. Air bag module connector location

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the air bag module.
    NOTE
    Always work from the side of the air bag module. Always place the module with the pad side facing upward. Do not attempt to disassemble the module. Do not reuse the old retaining bolts. Get new ones!



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    Fig. SRS module and related components



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    Fig. Steering wheel and related components

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  7. Remove the steering wheel.
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  9. Remove the spiral cable, as required.
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  11. Remove the switch from its mounting.
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  13. Remove the switch base, as required.

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    Fig. Combination switch and related components

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Align the turn signal cancel tab with the notch of the combination switch.
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  5. Rotate the spiral cable fully clockwise until tight.
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  7. Rotate the spiral cable counterclockwise as specified in the illustration. Align the white pin with the alignment mark.

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    Fig. Spiral cable installation



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    Fig. Spiral cable alignment

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  9. Be sure to align the spiral cable correctly when installing the steering wheel.
    NOTE
    After installation be sure to turn the steering wheel to make sure that it moves smoothly. Ensure the number of turns from the straight forward position to the left and right locks are the same. Be sure that the steering wheel is in a neutral position when driving straight ahead.


    NOTE
    The spiral cable may snap during steering operation if the cable is not installed correctly. Also if the steering linkage is disconnected the cable may snap by turning the steering wheel beyond the specified number of turns. Always perform the SRS self diagnostic test after installing the air bag module.

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  11. Using the CONSULT-III diagnostic tool, or equivalent, perform the SRS self diagnostic test and any reconnect/relearn procedures, as required.
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