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How to remove wire harness turn signal


IF in fact you are replacing the turn signal unit completely, there will be a wiring harness with the proper plug attached to the new one. So don't be scared to just cut the plud off the end of the harness after you unplug it from the cab harness. Then just pull the wires right up and out with the old signal switch. Replace it by just folding the new plug on it's side and feed it down through the housing. Plug it in and put the switch back together.

Nov 30, 2014 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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I am trying to replace my old broken turn signal switch and am having problems getting my steering column off. What do i need to do?


remove drivers airbag, remove steering wheel, remove lock on airbag/horn coil, pull the bearing retainer, remove cam orientation plate, now you have access to removen turn/hazard switch

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Where does the flasher go on a 98 chevy malibu


Replacement The turn and hazard flashers are integrated into one flasher on these models. The flasher is located in the hazard warning switch and the hazard warning switch is located on the trim plate. Replace the flasher by unplugging the old one, removing it from the panel, and plugging in the new one.
  1. Remove the bezel from the ignition switch.
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Remove the bezel from the ignition switch

Carefully remove the instrument panel accessory trim plate.

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To remove the trim plate, use a suitable prytool to carefully apply pressure at the retaining clip points . . .

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. . . then gently pull the accessory trim plate away

Detach the electrical connector from the hazard warning switch.

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Unplug the electrical connector from the hazard warning switch . . .

Unfasten the screw securing the hazard warning switch and remove the switch.

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. . . then unfasten the screw securing the hazard warning switch and remove the switch from the vehicle


Installation is the reverse of removal.

Dec 01, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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My turn signal will not stop clicking(making noise) after I switch the control to off. It will intermittenly go on and off while driving.


Don't know if you've solved this yet, but I had the same problem. Solution was to replace the turn signal multi function switch (i.e. turnsignal, high beam, cruise control). I read somewhere in teh past that there is grease inside which gets contaminated with metal from the turn signal contacts, causing a short circuit. I'm currently re-experiencing the same problem and am going to try taking apart the old switch and cleaning it up to see if it solves the problem. The first time this happened, I took the car to the dealer because I did not want to blow up the airbag since you have to remove the steering wheel to replace the turn signal switch (or so it seems).

Oct 24, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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92 olds cutlass supreme turn signal broken


Start by checking the fuses that's simple
than relay than bulbs
last you may have to remove the steering wheel and than replace the entire signal assembly those are pretty much all your options so start with 1 and work your way down the list

Sep 24, 2009 | 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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96 Cavailer ignition cylinder problem


To remove the ignition lock:
CAUTION
You must remove the steering wheel when replacing the ignition lock. On vehicles with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system, you must temporarily disable the SIR system and remove the inflator module when removing the steering wheel. Leaving the SIR system on could result in deployment of the air bag and possible personal injury.
  • Disconnect the negative battery cable, and remove the steering wheel.
  • Remove the bumper and the carrier snapring retainer from the steering shaft.
  • Use a lock plate compressor screw tool to install the lock plate compressor screw in the upper steering shaft. To keep the shaft from telescoping, tighten it to 40 inch lbs.
  • Using the lock plate compressor tool, install on the upper steering shaft, tighten it to depress the shaft lock. Remove the shaft lock retainer, the compressor tool and the steering shaft lock.
  • Remove the turn signal canceling cam assembly. Put the turn signal switch in the "N" position and remove the upper bearing spring.
  • Position the turn signal switch so the mounting screws can be removed through the holes in the switch and remove the turn signal lever.
  • Remove the turn signal switch-to-steering column screws and lift the turn signal switch. Remove the wire protector and disconnect the turn signal switch connector.
  • Use a terminal remover tool to disconnect the buzzer switch wires from the turn signal switch connector. Remove the buzzer switch assembly with needle-nose pliers.
  • Place the lock cylinder in the ACC position, then remove the lock retaining screw and the lock cylinder set.
  • To install the new cylinder lock, reverse the removal procedures.
  • Tighten the lock retaining screw to 22 inch lbs., the turn signal switch screws to 59 inch lbs. and turn the turn signal lever screw to 53 inch lbs.
  • As part of the final replacement procedures, check the operation of the switches and the steering column.
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Jun 24, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Changing turn signal switch 1986 lincoln town car.


Get a manual like chiltons or haynes to guide you through this one...Air bag needs to be disabled and yes, wheel needs to be removed.You will need a wheel puller and a tool to remove the steering lock plate. The arm either unscrews from or is screwed to the switch...either way, it's removable.

May 29, 2009 | 1986 Lincoln Town Car

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1992 cavalier ignition switch and key assembly


The following procedure is "generic" for replacing the lock cylinder. There are a couple of specialized tools you will need and saftey precautions concerning the air bag system.
Take a look and let me know if you wish to tackle the job.
Regards,
To remove the ignition lock:
CAUTION You must remove the steering wheel when replacing the ignition lock. On vehicles with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system, you must temporarily disable the SIR system and remove the inflator module when removing the steering wheel. Leaving the SIR system on could result in deployment of the air bag and possible personal injury.

  • Disconnect the negative battery cable, and remove the steering wheel.
  • Remove the bumper and the carrier snapring retainer from the steering shaft.
  • Use a lock plate compressor screw tool to install the lock plate compressor screw in the upper steering shaft. To keep the shaft from telescoping, tighten it to 40 inch lbs.
  • Using the lock plate compressor tool, install on the upper steering shaft, tighten it to depress the shaft lock. Remove the shaft lock retainer, the compressor tool and the steering shaft lock.
  • Remove the turn signal canceling cam assembly. Put the turn signal switch in the "N" position and remove the upper bearing spring.
  • Position the turn signal switch so the mounting screws can be removed through the holes in the switch and remove the turn signal lever.
  • Remove the turn signal switch-to-steering column screws and lift the turn signal switch. Remove the wire protector and disconnect the turn signal switch connector.
  • Use a terminal remover tool to disconnect the buzzer switch wires from the turn signal switch connector. Remove the buzzer switch assembly with needle-nose pliers.
  • Place the lock cylinder in the ACC position, then remove the lock retaining screw and the lock cylinder set.
  • To install the new cylinder lock, reverse the removal procedures.
  • Tighten the lock retaining screw to 22 inch lbs., the turn signal switch screws to 59 inch lbs. and turn the turn signal lever screw to 53 inch lbs.
  • As part of the final replacement procedures, check the operation of the switches and the steering column.

Mar 04, 2009 | 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier

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I need to locate and replace the multi function switch


My turn signal flasher was located to the right of the ash tray, I looked around the column for HOURS and it wasn't there... I also have an 93 oldsmobile cutlass ciera, it drove me crazy because the manual wasn't correct.

Feb 27, 2009 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

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96 ford tarus turn signal


The turn signals and the emergency flasher are controled by a single electronic flasher unit. It looks like an electronic relay and is located on the far left underside of the dash. It is on a mounting bracket and has a three wire connector. If you do not hear this clicking when you use the turn signals or the emergency flasher it may be bad. Just remove the connector and remove the one screw holding the flasher to the bracket. Be sure the replacement is identical to the old one and compare them before installing the new one.

You may want to also check the turn signal bulbs also. Other causes would be bad signal and flasher switches, bad bulb connectors, and opens or shorts in the wiring.

Nov 19, 2008 | 1996 Ford Taurus

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