4-145. TURN SIGNAL SWITCH REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Para. Condition Description
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Lock Plate Compressor (J-23653-A)
4-142 Steering Wheel Removed
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
Remove the instrument panel trim cover.
Position a screwdriver blade into the
steering shaft lock plate cover slot. Pry up
and out to free the cover from the lock
Screw the center post of the lock plate
compressor onto the steering shaft as far as
it will go.
Remove the hazard warning knob by
Compress the lock plate by turning the
pressing the knob inward and unscrewing.
center post nut clockwise. Pry the retaining
ring out of the shaft.
Remove the turn signal mounting screws
Remove the lock plate compressor.
Remove and pull the switch connector out
of the bracket on the jacket and feed the
switch connector through the column
support bracket and pull the switch straight
disassembled on a bench, the
up, guiding the wiring harness through the
shaft could slide out of the end of
the mast jacket when the snap ring
Remove the wire protector by pulling it
downward out of the column with pliers
using the tab provided.
Remove the lock plate.
Remove the turn signal lever pivot screw (1)
Position the turn signal housing in a low
position and remove the harness cover by
and lever (2).
pulling toward the lower end of the column,
being careful not to damage the wires.