How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask GMTechBernard Your Own Question
GMTechBernard, Shop Foreman - GM World Class Tech
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 2158
Experience:  GM
Type Your Chevy Question Here...
GMTechBernard is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

HOw to change the dimmer switch in a 1993 Chevrolet K1500 ...

Resolved Question:

HOw to change the dimmer switch in a 1993 Chevrolet K1500 pickup with a tilt steering wheel
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GMTechBernard replied 9 years ago.

Here is the procedure as published in the service manual, let me know if you have more questions:

  1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
  2. Remove instrument panel lower trim and on models with A/C, remove A/C duct extension at column.
  3. Disconnect shift indicator from column and remove toe-plate cover screws.
  4. Remove two nuts from instrument panel support bracket studs and lower steering column, resting steering wheel on front seat.
  5. Remove dimmer switch retaining screws and the switch. Tape actuator rod to column and separate switch from rod.
  6. Reverse procedure to install. To adjust switch, depress dimmer switch slightly and install a 3/32 inch twist drill to lock the switch to the body. Force switch upward to remove lash between switch and pivot. Torque switch retaining screw to 35 inch lbs. and remove tape from actuator rod. Remove twist drill and check for proper operation.


GMTechBernard and other Chevy Specialists are ready to help you