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Hello jimijam6627: The multi function switch is in the steering column. The turn signal/head lamp/ dimmer switch is the multi function switch.To change this does require some special tools and some knowledge of the air bag system. If this information is useful please rate the information as it is useful. should you need further help please just ask. Thank You for using FixYa. Roger

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The multi function switch is the directional,wiper and sometimes cruise switch located on the steering column

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the mulitifunction switch is on the steering column, it is also called the turn signal switch as well as the wiper switch and headlight dimmer switch.

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Multi-Function Switch Removal & Installation
1. Open the hood.
2. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
3. Remove both upper and lower steering column shrouds.
4. Disconnect both posi-lock harness connectors at the rear of the multi-function switch.
5. Remove multi-function switch mounting screws and remove switch from vehicle.




To Install the new multi-function switch:

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If replacing the multi-function switch, the combination flasher and windshield wiper/washer switch
must be transferred to the new multi-function switch.

1. Remove the two Torx(R) screws retaining the wiper/washer switch, place next to the new
multi-function switch and install two screws.
2. Place switch into place and install mounting screws. Torque multi-function switch to column
retaining screws to 27 inch-lbs. (3 Nm).
3. Connect both posi-lock harness connectors at the rear of the multi-function switch.
4. Install both upper and lower steering column shrouds.
5. Connect the battery negative cable.
6. Close hood.
7. Verify vehicle and system operation.

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Wand Removal & Installataion

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the knee blocker from the instrument panel.
  3. Remove the three screws that secure the lower steering column shroud to the upper shroud.
  4. If the vehicle is equipped with a standard non-tilt steering column, loosen the two upper steering column mounting nuts. If the vehicle is equipped with the optional tilt steering column, move the tilt steering column to the fully lowered position.
  5. Remove both the upper and lower shrouds from the steering column.
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Fig. Steering column shroud removal for the Cherokee

  1. Remove the two screws that secure the multi-function switch water shield and bracket to the top of the steering column.
  2. Remove the one screw located below the left multi-function switch control stalk that secures the multi-function switch water shield and bracket to the steering column.
  3. Gently pull the lower mounting tab of the multi-function switch water shield bracket away from the steering column far enough to clear the screw boss below the left multi-function switch control stalk.
  4. Lift the water shield and bracket with the left multi-function switch off of the left side of the steering column far enough to access the two instrument panel wire harness connectors for the left multi-function switch.
    NOTE If the vehicle is equipped with the optional tilt steering column, lifting gently upward on the tilt release lever will provide additional clearance to ease left multi-function switch removal.
  5. Disconnect the two instrument panel wire harness connectors from the left multi-function switch connector receptacles.
  6. Remove the left multi-function switch and water shield from the steering column as a unit.
  7. Gently and carefully remove the water shield from the switch by pulling it over the hazard warning switch button and the left multi-function switch control stalk.

To install:
  1. Gently and carefully install the water shield onto the switch by pulling it over the hazard warning switch button and the left multi-function switch control stalk.
  2. Position the left multi-function switch and water shield near its mounts on the steering column as a unit.
  3. Reconnect the two instrument panel wire harness connectors to the left multi-function switch connector receptacles.
  4. Position the left multi-function switch onto its mounts on the left side of the steering column.
    NOTE If the vehicle is equipped with the optional tilt steering column, lifting gently upward on the tilt release lever will provide additional clearance to ease left multi-function switch installation.
  5. Position the lower mounting tab of the multi-function switch water shield bracket to the steering column screw boss below the left multi-function switch control stalk.
  6. Install and tighten the one screw located below the left multi-function switch control stalk that secures the multi-function switch water shield and bracket to the steering column.
  7. Tighten the screw to 10 inch lbs. (1.1 Nm).
  8. Install and tighten the two screws that secure the multi-function switch water shield and bracket to the top of the steering column [Tighten the screws to 20 inch lbs. (2.2 Nm)].
  9. Position both the upper and lower shrouds onto the steering column.
  10. Install and tighten the three screws that secure the lower steering column shroud to the upper shroud. Tighten the screws to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
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(see Figure 1)

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Fig. 1: The turn signal flasher is located on the multi-function switch in the steering column
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
  3. Pull the flasher from the back of the multi-function switch.

To install:
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  2. Install the column shrouds.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the knee bolster panel from the underside of the driver's side of the instrument panel.
  3. Grasp and pull the flasher from the connector located near the top of the steering column.

To install:
  1. Install a new flasher in the connector.
  2. Install the knee bolster panel.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the steering wheel, as outlined earlier in this section.
  3. Remove the steering column upper and lower shrouds.

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    Fig. Remove the steering column upper (A) and lower shrouds (B)
  4. Detach the multi-function switch electrical connector(s).

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    Fig. Detach the multi-function switch (A) electrical connector(s)
  5. Remove the 3 bolts, as shown, then remove the multi-function switch assembly (B).
  6. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Remove the 3 bolts, as shown, then remove the multi-function switch assembly (B)

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