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My question about my dodge nitro is very clear. I need to know how to remove the knee bolster so I can replace my multi switch.

The turn signal multi switch needs replaced, how do I remove the knee bolster panel under the steering column so I can replace the multi switch with a new one?

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    Lee Harker Jan 01, 2013

    Doug how do I get the covers off. There is a single screw on the bottom of the column but I couldn't figure out how to get the top and bottom covers off. i have a trim panel removal tool will that help? please tell me how to remove the covers without having to take off the steering wheel. Man, you have really been a huge help. Thank you very much for all your help.

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The knee blocker panel simply snaps out of position at the top and hinges on plastic hinges on the bottom. Raise the steering wheel up and firmly pull the top edge of the panel. It will then swing down and out of the way
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  • Lee Harker
    Lee Harker Jan 01, 2013

    Thanks Doug that was the solution! Now i only have another problem, I have to remove the steering wheel to get to the multi switch and replace it. Sure is alot of work just to change the switch. You were a big help.Again, thank you for your help.

  • douglas gan
    douglas gan Jan 01, 2013

    Lee, you do not have to remove the steering wheel to replace the multiswitc hes (either one). They screw on form the side after the covers are removed

  • douglas gan
    douglas gan Jan 01, 2013

    2 screws secure the lower cover to the column. The upper one simply snaps apart from the lower.

  • Lee Harker
    Lee Harker Jan 01, 2013

    Thank you very much! fixya.com was genius for having guys like you on here. i really appreciate all your help. Hope your New Year is a very prosperous one.

  • Lee Harker
    Lee Harker Jan 01, 2013

    Doug, Got the covers off now i will buy the multi-switch. I first wanted to see if I could get everything off before I bought the switch. Thank you very much for all your help it has been a pleasure chatting with you. Take care.

  • Lee Harker
    Lee Harker Jan 03, 2013

    Douglas Gan know's his stuff. Thank's Doug and thanks fixya.com. Fixya.com is a great idea. Is it available for android application?

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