Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Headlight Switch (Lighting Selector)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



240 Series and Coupe
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the hose from the left side dashboard vent.
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  5. Carefully remove the trim below the vent, then unfasten the screws holding the vent in place and remove the vent assembly.
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  7. Using a very small screwdriver, loosen the setscrew holding the selector knob onto the shaft. If no setscrew is evident, simply pull on the knob until it comes free of the shaft.
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  9. Unfasten the shaft nut from the switch and remove the switch through the back of the dashboard.
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  11. Remove the plug from the back of the switch assembly.
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  13. When reassembling, remember to connect the new switch to the wiring harness and, if equipped, tighten the small setscrew holding the knob to the shaft.
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  15. Install the switch into dashboard.
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  17. Tighten the shaft nut.
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  19. Connect the wiring harness.
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  21. Install the dashboard trim.
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  23. Install the vent hose.
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  25. Install the selector knob.
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  27. Reconnect the battery and check the switch function.
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Except 240 Series and Coupe
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the selector knob by pulling it free of the shaft.
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  5. Detach the wiring connector by reaching under the dashboard. It may be necessary to loosen or remove the underdash pad to gain access.
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  7. Unfasten the shaft nut from the switch and remove the switch through the back of the dashboard.
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To install:
  1. Install the switch into dashboard.
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  3. Tighten the shaft nut.
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  5. Connect the wiring harness.
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  7. Install the underdash pad (if removed).
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  9. Install the selector knob by pressing it onto the shaft.
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  11. Reconnect the battery and check the switch function.
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