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Combination Switch Hello. I am having a problem with what I think is the combination switch in my 1995 Pontiac Sunfire. My turn signals are all of a sudden not working regularly, and when they do by chance work they are very slow. I checked out the fuse and it was fine, and then thought it may be the combination switch on the steering wheel. Now normally I would just try and fix this problem on my own, but I have never removed a steering wheel with an air bag in it and was wondering if it was hard to do so, or if it would just be a better idea to take it into a shop, and also wondering if anyone knew what the cost would be for the repair. I know that the part itself goes for $55-$60. Thanks!

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You do not have to remove the steering wheel to do this, just remove the upper and lower steering column covers, in which the tilt steering arm needs to be removed if your car has tilt steering, to do this just unthread, sometimes may be very tight nut can use a small pair of vise grips to loosen it just be sure to clamp it on the metal part of the lever not the plastic. Once covers removed, just change the switch and put back tpgehter

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They are pretty easy to take off.
You need to remove the horn cover. I think four screws. Another four on the **** shaped covers over the combination switch itself.
Once the horn cover is off. You need a steering wheel puller. Very inexpensive at any automotive shop.
Pull the steering wheel, and the combination switch should pull straight up. Follow the wiring down the steering column and you will find a large plug. Unplug it and the switch will come off in your hands.

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