Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



A modified headlight switch has been installed on 1989 Cabriolets and Jettas produced from November of 1988. The new component includes two additional terminals. The new switch is NOT interchangeable with the old one.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the steering wheel.
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  5. Remove the retaining screws, then remove the combination turn signal, headlight switch.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Torque the steering wheel nut to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
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