Toyota Corolla 1988-1997 Repair Guide

Dash-Mounted Switches

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




CAUTION
On models equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) or "air bag,'' work must NOT be started until at least 90 seconds have passed from the time that both the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and the negative cable is disconnected from the battery.

See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: After removing the upper garnish, disconnect the switch wiring-hazard switch shown

Most dash-mounted switches can be removed using the same basic procedure. Remove the trim panel which the switch is secured to. Trim panels are usually secured by a series of screws and/or clips. Make sure you remove all attaching screws before attempting to pull on the panel. Do not use excessive force as trim panels are easily damaged. Once the trim panel has been removed, unplug the switch connector, then remove its retaining screws or pry it from the mounting clip. Always disconnect the negative battery cable first.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the hazard switch retaining screws, then pull the unit from the trim

 
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