Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Backup Lamp Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1984-86 Models


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Fig. Fig. 1 Location of the backup lamp switch-1984-86 4 and 5-speed manual transaxles



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Fig. Fig. 2 Backup lamp switch location-1987-88 5-speed (MG2-76mm Isuzu and MT2-282 Muncie transaxles



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Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the backup lamp switch retaining clip ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... then disengage the switch electrical connection and remove the switch

  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
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  3. Remove the shift trim plate. Refer to the "Console" procedures in Section 6 .
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector at the switch.
  6.  
  7. Remove the switch retainer and switch.
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To install:

  1. Position the switch into the holder and install the retainer clip. Reconnect the electrical connector and reinstall the shift trim plate.
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1987-88 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
  2.  
  3. At the transaxle, disconnect the backup lamp switch electrical connector and remove the harness from the shift cable bracket.
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  5. Remove the switch from the transaxle assembly.
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To install:

  1. Lubricate the switch seal with engine oil and install into the transaxle housing. Torque the switch to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
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  3. Reconnect the switch electrical connector and negative (-) battery cable.
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