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If it's not the floor mounted "step" switch, then you need to go to oreilly autoparts and loan a steeringwheel removal tool.
The part that most often fails is the "blinker cam"
Cheap weak white plastic part under the center of the steering wheel.

If you go that far, make sure to disconnect the neg battery cable as the horn ring will have voltage going to it.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012


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SOURCE: dimmer switch replacement

Air bags have to be removed, but the steering column could be left in vechile. Although, it is easier to work with when it's out of vechile. And I'ld go someplace else. That seems a bit high for that job.

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SOURCE: Where is the dimmer switch located in a 94 Chevy

It is the thumb wheel just to the right of the headlight switch. Runs up and down. Also just below air vent.

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SOURCE: how do u replace dimmer switch on 2000 chevy truck?

The dash panel snaps off without any screws which is just a reminder why I like GM. Use your fingers and start at the edge and work your way around top with a prying action. You will have access to the dimmer head light and dome override module. Use a small flathead screwdriver to push at the side to release the catch to pull out the module. Unplug the old and plug in the new. Reassemble the dash and your good to go.

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SOURCE: how to replace the dimmer switch

It just pops in and out of the dash along with the light control switch.

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go to you'll find all the info you need there... I found all the wiring diagrams I need from my 87 5.7 that I'm putting into my 84 K5 Blazer... join the forum for free and talk with these nice people and they can point you in the right direction for sure

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