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If you know it's not the flasher or the fuse, it has to be the turn signal switch in the column.
See Figure 4
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the pad and horn lead, retainer and nut and remove the steering wheel from the column, using a suitable puller.
Unfasten the 2 lower column cover retaining screws.
Remove the 3 bottom retaining screws from lower column cover.
Separate the rose bud fastener (integral to wire harness) from the jacket assembly.
Remove the turn signal switch retaining screws.
Compress the locking tab and remove the 2 wire harness connector from the switch.
Depress the locking tab and remove the cruise connector from the wire harness, if so equipped.
Fig. 4: Removing the turn signal switch - 1992 Sunbird shown
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
Tighten the cover and switch retaining screws to 49 inch lbs. (5.5 Nm) and the steering wheel retaining nut to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
Connect the negative battery cable.