S&T Series Blazer, Bravada, Envoy, Jimmy, Rainier, Trailblazer, Xtreme

Multi-Function Turn Signal Switch

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
These models are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in the Chassis Electrical Section.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    Make sure that the turn signal switch is in the OFF (center) position.

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  3. Disable the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system.
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering wheel.
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  7. Remove the two pan head tapping screws from the lower steering column cover, then tilt the cover down and slide it back to disengage the locking tabs.
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  9. Remove the lower steering column cover.
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  11. Using a Torx® screwdriver, remove the two Torx head screws from the upper steering column cover, then remove the cover.
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  13. Remove the wire harness strap, then remove the two harness straps from the steering column wire harness.
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  15. Remove the screw and disengage the steering column bulkhead connector from the vehicle wiring harness.
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  17. Unplug the gray and black connectors of the switch from the steering column bulkhead connector.
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  19. Remove the two pan head tapping screws.
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  21. Grasp the lever/multi-function turn signal switch assembly, then remove it by carefully pulling it straight outward.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the combination switch-1996 and later models

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To install:

  1. Install the lever/multi-function turn signal switch assembly, using a small blade screwdriver to compress the electrical contact and move the assembly into position.
    NOTE
    The electrical contact MUST rest on the canceling cam assembly.

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  3. Connect the two pan head tapping screws, then tighten the screws to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  5. Attach the gray and black connectors of the switch to the column bulkhead connector.
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  7. Connect the steering column bulkhead connector to the vehicle wiring harness.
  8.  
  9. Connect the two wire harness straps to the steering column wire harness, then install the wire harness strap.
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  11. Install the upper steering column cover, then using a Torx® screwdriver, connect the two Torx head screws to the upper column cover, tighten to 12 inch lbs. (1.4 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the lower steering column cover, then connect using the two pan head tapping screws, tighten to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  15. Make sure that the lever is in the OFF (center) position.
  16.  
  17. Install the steering wheel.
  18.  
  19. If equipped, install the horn pad.
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  21. Activate the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system.
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  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
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