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For Caravan, Grand Voyager, Town and Country, Voyager,
2000-2004 check this guide for change Turn Signal Switch:
The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system must be
disarmed before working around the air bag or SIR system wiring. Failure
to do so may cause accidental deployment of the air bag, resulting in
unnecessary SIR system repairs and/or personal injury.
Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable from the
In order to disarm the air bag system, allow the system capacitor
to discharge for at least 2 minutes, before performing any removal
Remove the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
Disconnect the electrical connector from behind the combination
Remove the mounting screws securing the combination switch to the
steering column adapter collar.
Remove the combination switch from the vehicle.
Fig. The turn signal (multi-function) switch is attached to the
steering column by two screws
Install the combination switch to the steering column adapter
collar. Tighten the combination switch mounting screws.
Reconnect the electrical connector to the combination switch.
Install the upper and lower steering column shrouds and tighten
the retaining screws.
Reconnect the negative battery cable and check all functions of
the combination switch for proper operation.
here are the instruction the first set are the instruction on how to remove the turn signal switch as you will need them to remove the ignition
Removal & Installataion of turn signal switch
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the steering wheel.
the anti-theft cover retaining screws on 1976 models and lift the cover
from the steering column. It is not necessary to completely remove
Depress the lockplate and
pry the round wire snapring from the steering shaft groove. A lockplate
compressor tool is available for compressing the lockplate.
Remove the lockplate, directional signal canceling cam, upper bearing preload spring, and thrust washer from the steering shaft.
Move the directional signal actuating lever to the right turn position and remove the lever.
Depress the hazard warning light switch and remove the button by turning it counterclockwise.
Remove the directional signal wiring harness connector block from its mounting bracket on the right side of the lower column.
vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, use a stiff wire,
such as a paper clip, to depress the lock tab which retains the shift
quadrant light wire in the connector block.
Remove the directional signal switch retaining screws and pull the switch and wiring harness from the steering column.
the wiring harness of the new switch into position and carefully align
the switch assembly. make sure that the actuating lever pivot is
correctly aligned and seated in the upper housing pivot boss prior to
installing the retaining screws.
Install the directional signal lever and actuate the directional signal switch to assure correct operation.
Place the thrust washer, spring, and directional signal canceling cam on the upper end of the steering shaft.
the lockplate splines with the steering shaft splines and place the
lockplate in position with the directional signal canceling cam shaft
protruding through the dogleg opening in the lockplate.
Install the snapring.
Install the anti-theft cover.
Install the steering wheel and connect the negative battery cable.
Check the operation of the turn signal switch.
Removal & Installation of ignition lock switch
Disconnect the battery ground cable.
the turn signal switch as described earlier in this section. You don't
have to remove the switch completely, just set it aside.
Insert the key. Position the key as follows.
1976-83: With manual transmission, put it in the ON position; with automatic, put it in OFF/LOCK.
1984-86: Two detent positions, clockwise, beyond OFF/LOCK.
Working through the slot next to the turn signal switch mounting boss, use a thin screwdriver to release the lock cylinder.
install, insert the key in the new lock cylinder. Hold the sleeve and
turn the key clockwise until it stops. Align the cylinder retaining tab
with the housing slot and insert the cylinder. Push the cylinder in,
rotate to engage, then push in until the retaining tab engages the