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1995 Chevy Blazer. About to replace the dreaded multi-function switch/blinker arm, etc.. Any tips I should know beforehand. Disconnect battery neg.? and positive? Pull fuses? Disable air bag system because I am working in close proximity? Any ideas appreciated. Thanks.

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Definitely disconnect battery first. invest in or rent a wheel puller and a ring lock compressor the other tools are pretty standard. mark steering wheel and post so it will go back in the same clocking position. there is usually a reference line on there from the factory.

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NEED HOW TO DIAGRAM OR SCHEMATICS FOR INSTALLING NEW SWITCH ASSEMBLY TURN SIGNAL WIPER 1995 FORD F150.


Removal

  1. Disconnect battery ground cable
  1. Remove the steering column shroud
  1. Remove two self-tapping screws that attach the multi-function switch to the steering column tube casting. Disengage multi-function switch from casting.
  1. Disconnect the two electrical connectors, using caution not to damage the locking tabs. Do not damage PRNDL cable.
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Screw 3
Multi-Function Switch 4
Wiring to Multi-Function Switch A
Tighten to 2-3 Nm
(18-27 Lb-In)


Installation

  1. Install the two switch electrical connectors to full engagement. The wiring for the switch is to be routed under the PRNDL cable.
  1. Align the mounting holes on multi-function switch with the holes in the steering column tube casting. Install two self-tapping screws making sure to start the screws in the previously tapped holes. Tighten to 2-3 Nm (18-27 lb-in).
  1. For automatic transmission (7003), verify that the PRNDL adjustment is correct.
  1. Install the steering column shroud.
  1. NOTE: When the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal drive symptoms may occur while the powertrain control module (PCM) relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more for powertrain control module to relearn the strategy.
  2. Connect the battery ground cable.
  3. Check the steering column tube for proper operation.

I hope this helps, if you have any questions just ask

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I lost the key to my husbands truck,how do you replace an inigation switch on 1995 Chevrolet Truck


1995-98 Models Fig. 1: Exploded view of the ignition and key alarm switch - 1996 C/K series 87988g02.gif
  1. Remove the column shroud halves.
  2. Remove the column-to-dash attaching bolts and slowly lower the steering column, making sure that it is supported.
  3. Remove the multi function switch if necessary.
  4. Remove the key alarm switch, if equipped by gently prying the alarm switch retaining clip with a small screwdriver. Rotate the alarm switch 1?4 in. turn and remove. WARNING
    Extreme care is necessary to prevent damage to the collapsible column.
  5. Make sure that the switch is in the Lock position. If the lock cylinder is out, pull the switch rod up to the stop, then go down one detent.
  6. Disconnect the actuating rod from the switch.
  7. Remove the two screws and the switch. To install:
  8. Before installation, make sure the switch is in the Lock position.
  9. Attach the actuating rod to the switch.
  10. Install the switch using the original screws. Tighten the screws to 12 inch. lbs. (1.4 Nm).
  11. Install the key alarm switch, if equipped . Make sure the retaining clip is parallel to the lock cylinder. Rotate the alarm switch 1?4 in. turn until locked in place.
  12. Install the multi function switch if removed. CAUTION
    Use of screws that are too long could prevent the column from collapsing on impact.
  13. Replace the column. Tighten the nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm); the bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  14. Install the column shroud halves. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the alarm switch removal - 1996 C/K-Series 87988g03.gif
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Multifunction Switch works intermittantly. When the blinkers and wipers stop, have to Bang on the steering column, then it works again. Goes in spurts, have to bang for a week or 2, then it works fine...


Multifunction Switch -I suspect this switch or the connection at the harness is bad or contaminated. Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
  3. Disconnect wire connector from the back of the multifunction switch.
  4. Remove screws holding multi-function switch to steering column adapter collar.
  5. Remove the multi-function switch.
To Install:
  1. Position the switch on to the steering column and install the mounting screws.
  2. Connect the electrical connectors to the switch.
  3. Install the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.
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I have no brake lights, the blinkers run really fast and if the headlights are on the blinkers will not run at all while braking. Any ideas?


Have the multi-function switch and its circuits tested. The multi function switch is the blinker arm and the components its attached to in the steering wheel column. The multifunction switch has to do with blinkers, cruise control, wipers, wiper spray, high beams and also tied in with headlight dimmers/daytime running lights(if applicable) and hazards usually.

A good place to start.

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97 Chevy truck blinkers not working but hazards do


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Ok, this may seem stupid, but that's what they did to the blazer. They set the flasher near the middle and under the center console behind the radio.


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Section 11-05: Steering Column Switches 1996 Escort, Tracer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Multi-Function Switch
Removal
  1. stf~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif WARNING: THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT NECESSARY FOR AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT IS POWERED DIRECTLY FROM THE BATTERY. TO AVOID ACCIDENTAL DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY, THE BATTERY GROUND CABLE MUST BE DISCONNECTED PRIOR TO SERVICING OR REPLACING ANY AIR BAG SYSTEM COMPONENTS.
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  1. Remove the four screws from the lower steering column shroud (3530).




  1. Remove the ignition switch lock cylinder illumination lamp socket from the lower steering column shroud.
  1. Remove the lower steering column shroud.
  1. Remove the upper steering column shroud.
  1. Disconnect the three multi-function switch electrical connectors.
  1. Remove the multi-function switch screws.
  1. Remove the multi-function switch electrical connectors and the multi-function switch (13K359).

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Blinker problem


I would suggest an internally shorted multifunction switch. It should not be very expensive at a dealer and really easy to replace.
MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH REMOVAL
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the upper steering column cover. Refer to steering column cover removal procedures below.
  3. Remove multi-function switch mounting screws Multi-Function Switch
  4. Disconnect wire connectors. Lift the switch straight up to remove.
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  2. Tighten steering column cover retaining screws to 2 N·m (17 in. lbs.) torque.

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