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How do I remove and replace headlight switch 95 Suzuki Sidekick?

Taillights and side lights work when parking lights are on, but stop working when headlights are on (turn signals still work) so I figure I need a new headlight switch? The headlight control is on steering column with cruise control and wiper control, so I'm guessing the switch(es) are located in the steering column? How do I access and remove them, and how to tell which one is for lights?

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  • barbiedoll32 Dec 28, 2008

    Car did not have airbag, so it was as easy as pulling off the steering wheel.......we replaced switches on both sides with $18 parts from a you-pull junkyard (AutoZone wanted $215!!!) and it is working great, thanks so much!!

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Steering wheel off ,airbag removed first to get to retaining nut.best advice unless you have a mechanics toolkit to hand is to entrust it to agent ,as they will know quickest way to do it.

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    Colin Stickland Dec 28, 2008

    glad you got it sorted on the cheap,when you do jobs for other people you always fit new,sounds expensive but i get 40% discount on most parts from auto factor ,which i pass on to customer,i give them the receipt so their is no arguments and they have the guarentee,Mainly so i cant get caught by the tax office though as iam not value added tax registered,and here in europe its a straight to jail and everything you own is sold at auction to pay the fine.,Got to cover my rear so to speak.

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