Question about Chrysler New Yorker

1 Answer

How do I remove light switch on 1992 Crysler New Yorker?Light switch is shorting out.One minute you have lights the next you don't.Went out going done the road.

Posted by on

  • Robert Greimann Jul 16, 2010

    Thank you finally got it.



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chrysler Master
  • 6,826 Answers

1989–95 Models Except Premier and Monaco DAYTONA AND LEBARON COUPE/CONVERTIBLE

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the panel vent grille above the switch pod assembly and remove the 2 revealed pod mounting screws.
  3. Remove the 2 remaining screws under the pod and pull the pod out to disconnect the wiring harnesses. Remove the pod from the instrument panel.
  4. Remove the turn signal switch lever by pulling it straight out of the pod.
  5. Remove the inner panel from the pod. Remove the turn signal switch in order to gain access to the headlight switch.
  6. Disconnect the switch linkage from the buttons.
  7. Remove the switch mounting screws and remove the entire switch assembly. To install:
  8. Install the switch and secure with the retaining screws.
  9. Connect the switch linkage to the buttons.
  10. Install the turn signal switch. Install the inner panel to the pod.
  11. Insert the turn signal lever back into the turn signal switch.
  12. Attach the electrical wiring to the switch pod. Install the pod and secure it in place with the mounting screws.
  13. Install the panel vent grille above the switch pod assembly after installing the upper retaining screws.
  14. Connect the negative battery cable and check the system for proper operation.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the headlight switch bezel or cluster bezel, as required.
  3. Remove the screws securing the headlight switch mounting plate to the instrument panel. Pull the assembly out and disconnect the connectors from the switch.
  4. Depress the spring button and remove the headlight switch knob and stem.
  5. Remove the escutcheon, if equipped, and remove the nut that attaches the switch to the mounting plate. To install:
  6. Install the mounting nut to secure the switch to the mounting plate.
  7. Snap the escutcheon back in.
  8. Push the knob and stem back into the switch.
  9. Connect the electrical wiring to the switch.
  10. Install the 3 screws securing the headlamp switch mounting plate to the base panel.
  11. Install the cluster bezel, if removed.
  12. Connect the negative battery cable and check the switch for proper operation.
Premier and Monaco The windshield wiper, turn signal, headlight and dimmer switches are all combined in the Combination Switch on the left side of the steering column.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If not equipped with passive restraint, remove the lower instrument panel cover. If equipped with passive restraint, perform the following:
    1. Pull the ashtray from the receptacle, remove the receptacle and unplug the lighter.
    2. Remove the 2 screws fastening the console to the front bracket.
    3. Remove the armrest and the 2 screws fastening the console to the rear bracket.
    4. Reach inside the console and push out the seat belt guides. Remove the console.
    5. Remove the bolts fastening the pivot bracket to the knee bolster. Loosen, but do not remove, the 2 bolts fastening the pivot bracket to the front console bracket.
    6. Remove the screw and the 2 Torx® screws that attach the bracket to the floor and slide the bracket back.
    7. Remove the screw located at the top of the knee bolster to the left of the steering column.
    8. Remove the screw attaching the air duct to the knee bolster.
    9. Remove the screw located at the bottom of the instrument panel holding the garnish penal.
    10. Remove both bolster end caps and the revealed nuts.
    11. Move the knee bolster toward the rear of the vehicle enough to gain access to the 2 screws holding the parking brake handle, then lower the handle.
    12. Remove the knee bolster.
  3. Remove the screws, remove the support rod and pull the air duct aside.
  4. Cut the plastic tie-wrap straps.
  5. Loosen the hold-down nut in the center of the steering column electrical connector and separate the connector.
  6. Separate the left side pod switch connector from the steering column connector by placing a flat blade tool between the connectors to disengage the locking tab. Push on the wire side of the left side pod switch connector and slide the connector out of the channels of the steering column connector.
  7. Unfasten the electrical connector, then remove the bottom 2 screws (not the rivets) from the pod assembly.
  8. To gain access to the inside of the pod, remove the screws from the back of the left side switch pod assembly and remove the switch pod housing back cover. NOTE: There are small retaining clips on the left side pod that may fall off when the switch is removed.
  9. Carefully pull the switch pod far enough from the housing to expose the 2 screws, remove them and gently pull the switch forward and pull the harness out through the housing to remove the switch. To install:
  10. Route the switch assembly connector through the housing and along the underside of the steering column.
  11. Attach the switch connector.
  12. Connect the steering column connector and install the hold-down nut. Secure with a new tie.
  13. Position the switch and secure with the screws.
  14. Connect the air duct.
  15. Install the lower support bar.
  16. Install the knee bolster and console by reversing their removal procedure, if equipped, or install the lower instrument cover.
  17. Connect the negative battery cable and check all functions of the combination switch for proper operation.
How do I remove light - prev.gif next.gif

Posted on Jul 13, 2010


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

5 Answers

Could this be wiring problem

the wires are getting shorted at some point.

please check the wiring

Jul 14, 2008 | 1992 Chrysler New Yorker

2 Answers

Lights flicker off after 10 minutes

You need to check head light switch. It is shorting and the load protecter is kick on and off. May have to change the light switch.

Aug 14, 2014 | 1992 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

Tail Lights

You have the feed wire (HOT WIRE) feeding to a ground, causing fuse to blow. Have wires checked from brake switch to tail lights. Also, possible bad brake switch shorting out. Hope this helps.

Nov 12, 2013 | 1992 Chrysler New Yorker

1 Answer

I have a 1991 chrysler new yorker, and the instument cluster just went out. all the turn lights work and check engine dummy light work, just no speed and gas gauge. checked all light bulbs, and fuses with...

okay if the light work then it wont be a fuse, this sounds like a bad connection or bad cluster. remove the cluster and unplug the connectors to it and then reconnect them and start the car and see if they work if not then i would say the cluster went bad, good day.

May 03, 2011 | 1991 Chrysler New Yorker

1 Answer

1992 crysler wontshift into drive or reverse

The first thing to check would be the trans fluid, after that check the linkage at the top of the trans, if all ok with these two it could be a computer problem and you would have to diagnos more.

Mar 26, 2011 | 1992 Chrysler New Yorker

1 Answer

If the head light doors don"t open the lights don"t come on how do I get the doors open

the lights should come on whether or not the doors are open,they are powered by the headlight switch at the same time the switch powers the lights

Dec 02, 2009 | 1991 Chrysler New Yorker

1 Answer

Need to find the backup light switch on a 1990 new yorker

There are 2 switches on the transmission,one is a nuetral safety switch and the other for the reverse lights,but there may possibly be a relay involved with the reverse lights also.

Apr 12, 2009 | 1992 Chrysler New Yorker

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

25 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chrysler Experts


Level 3 Expert

81342 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers


Level 3 Expert

814 Answers

Are you a Chrysler Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides