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How To Replace Headlight Switch On Dodge Caravan

Dodge Caravan Headlight Switch


For Headlight Switch Removal Diagram Click Here

For Removal Procedure Follow Reading As Follows:
Disconnect the negative battery cable.

Remove the instrument cluster bezel.

Disconnect the electrical connectors from the headlight switch and the power mirror switch.

Remove the mounting screws securing the headlight switch bezel to the instrument cluster bezel.

Remove the headlight switch bezel from the instrument cluster bezel.



To install:

Install the headlight switch bezel to the instrument cluster bezel and install the mounting screws.

Reconnect the electrical connectors to the power mirror switch and the headlight switch.

Install the instrument cluster bezel and headlight switch bezel to the instrument panel.

Reconnect the negative battery cable. Test the headlight switch for proper operation.






Instrument cluster removal:---

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12


dodge caravan instrument cluster removal

Fig. Fig. 1: To access the instrument cluster mounting screws, remove the lower bezel ...


lower bezel removal

Fig. Fig. 2: ... and the driver's side end cap ...


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Fig. Fig. 3: ... to access the upper trim bezel screws. After removing all of the screws ...


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Fig. Fig. 4: ... carefully pull the upper bezel from the instrument panel
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.


CAUTION
The models covered by this guide are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which utilizes a driver and passenger side air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described earlier in this section.



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Fig. Fig. 5: Once the bezel is removed, the instrument cluster mounting screws can be removed (two on each side)
  1. Disable the air bag system.
  2. If equipped with a mechanical transmission range indicator, perform the following;
    1. Remove the lower steering column cover.
    2. Remove the knee blocker reinforcement panel from under the steering column.
    3. Remove the indicator cable loop.

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      Fig. Fig. 6: After the mounting serews are removed, reach behind the cluster and unplug the electrical connectors ...


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      Fig. Fig. 7: ... and remove the cluster from the instrument panel
    4. Remove the clip securing the gear shift cable end to the gear selector adapter.
    5. Pull the cable end from the gear selector.

  3. Remove the instrument cluster bezel.
  4. Remove the mounting screws securing the instrument cluster to the instrument panel.
  5. Rotate the top of the cluster outward.
  6. Disengage the wiring harness connectors from behind the cluster assembly.
  7. Remove the instrument cluster from the vehicle. If equipped with a mechanical transmission range indicator, carefully guide the range indicator cable and guide tube through the opening to avoid any possible damage.



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Fig. Fig. 8: Instrument cluster mounting detail (models with a mechanical transmission range indicator)


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Fig. Fig. 9: Range indicator cable mounting detail
To install:
  1. If equipped with a mechanical transmission range indicator, verify the free travel of the range indicator cable from P to 1 by gently pulling on the cable, then relaxing the cable. Do NOT snap the cable once it is pulled.
  2. Position the instrument cluster assembly into the instrument panel by leading the bottom of the cluster in first, plug in the wiring harness connector(s), and rotate upward. If equipped with a mechanical transmission range indicator, route the indicator cable and guide tube through the opening in the instrument panel.



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Fig. Fig. 10: On models with a mechanical transmission range indicator, the cable must be accessed by removing the lower steering column cover. Remove the mounting fasteners, and lower the cover ...


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Fig. Fig. 11: ... disconnect the parking brake cable ...


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Fig. Fig. 12: and remove the reinforcement
  1. Install and tighten the instrument cluster mounting screws.
  2. Install the instrument cluster bezel.
  3. If equipped with a mechanical transmission range indicator, install the indicator cable and guide tube. Install the cable retaining clips.
  4. Install the knee blocker reinforcement panel.
  5. Install the lower steering column cover.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
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for wiring diagram of tail light,turn signal light and hazard lights check the wiring diagram below:---
dodge caravan cluster board wiring diagram

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