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How to Replace a Turn Signal Switch

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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

Parts
  • Turn Signal Switch
Tools
  • Screwdriver
Difficulty

Moderate

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Steps

Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.


1
Start your vehicle.
2
Road test your vehicle.
3
Move the turn signal switch to the left and right position.
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4
Shut off vehicle and disconnect the negative battery cable.
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5
Remove the steering column plastic trim to gain access to the turn signal switch.
6
Unbolt the turn signal switch retaining screws.
7
Disconnect the turn signal switch from the wiring harness.
8
Remove the turn signal switch from the vehicle.
9
Install a new turn signal switch.
10
Connect the new turn signal switch to the wiring harness.
11
Tighten the turn signal switch retaining screws.
12
Reinstall the plastic steering column trim pieces.
13
Reconnect the negative battery cable.
14
Road test the vehicle to verify the repairs made to the turn signal switch.
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