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how 2 fix a broken signal arm :) 89 EF

Old 30-Jan-2007, 03:15 PM
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how 2 fix a broken signal arm :) 89 EF

so as u may know i broke my ****ing signal headlight switch off
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so today i went 2 go fix it and thaught i would do a little write up



all u need is a medium philips screwdriver and a med flat head screwdriver and about 15 mins



1st off there are 3 screws in the plastik cover around the colum


the 1st screw us under the fuse panel plastik and the other 2 are under the stearing wheel



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on my car there wasent a metal ring behind the stearing wheel but my doner ef beside it there was all u need 2 do is get the flathead screwdriver and pop that off


so now u have the cover off and it looks like this


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remove the 2 little screws lokated at the front of the switch

u wil need 2 turn the stearing wheel so the top is now faceing left so u can get at the screws

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Old 30-Jan-2007, 03:19 PM
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remove the 2 screws and then remove the conections were the power goes in the back there is 1 big and 1 small plug


underneath the switch there is a little copper grounding bar if u pull the end closest 2 the engin down it wil just click off


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then get the medium flat head screwdriver and put it just behind the whole switch were it is in my pickture and pry the switch towards yourself so the screwdriver wil go away from u


this shouldent take mutch effort if it is make sure u got boath the screws out and the copper strip underneeth

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dadaaaa all gone

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then do the same 2 the doaner ef i just hapen 2 have 1 beside me and steal the switch and arm

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it wil just click back into place with little force and then put the 2 little screws back in the front

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reconect the power conections and remember the little coper strip underneeth then put all the covers back on and wolla all done


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Old 30-Jan-2007, 04:35 PM
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great pics, great writeup!! thank you!
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Old 15-Mar-2007, 09:30 PM
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