About Combination Switch Assembly Replacement
What is a combination switch assembly? The combination switch is located inside the steering column and connects to a lever with multiple wires that run to the various components that the switch controls. Some of the functions that this switch controls are your turn signal indicator, high and low beam headlight adjustment, hazard lights and windshield wipers. How do you know your combination switch assembly needs to be replaced? Your turn signals are not working Your headlights wont adjust from high to low beam and vice-versa Windshield wipers are not working How is the combination switch assembly replaced by a mobile mechanic? The battery is disconnected. The steering column trim panels are removed and the broken combination switch assembly is disconnected and removed. A new switch assembly is installed and the steering column panels are re-installed. The battery is reconnected and the combination switch assembly is tested for operation. How important is is it to have your combination switch assembly replaced? If your combination switch assembly is broken, your headlights, wipers and signal indicator will not work which can result in you causing an accident or being pulled over by the police for violating road rules.