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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Classic brougham: switch/turn signal lever

Customer Question

Hey Frank, I need to replace the multi-function wiper switch/turn signal lever on my 1990 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Broughm. How does it release from the switch portion at the end of the lever?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 years ago.


frank don't seem to be on line

the handle should just unscrew by turning counter clock wise



Service and Repair


Tools required:
J 23653-A Lock Plate Compressor
J 3568-A Terminal Remover

Remove or disconnect (Figures- 2,3,4,5,6,7)

NOTICE: Wheels of car must be straight ahead. Failure to do so may cause improper alignment during installation, resulting in column malfunction.

Key In "Lock" position. Failure to do will cause steering wheel to turn.

CAUTION: Disconnect battery. Failure to do me may cause electrical chock when working with wiring.


  1. Horn pad and electrical connection
  2. Retainer (1) and jam nut (2).
  3. Steering wheel using J-1859-03
  4. Shaft lock retaining spring (4) using J 2365-A to depress shaft lock (5)
  5. Shaft-lock (5) and shaft lock cover (3)
  6. Turn signal cancelling cam (6)
  7. Upper bearing spring (7)
  8. Upper bearing seat (12)
  9. Inner race (13)
  10. Turn signal to "right turn" position.
  11. Screw (9) and signal switch arm (10)
  12. Screws (8)
  13. To remove turn signal switch
    1. Wiring protector (54)
    2. Hazard knob
    3. Gently pull wire harness through column housing shroud (65) column housing (38), and lock housing cover (18).
14..Reverse procedure to install.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
That's all been done. Where is the rest of step 13?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 years ago.

lets try this



Fig. 9 Windshield Wiper Switch Removal (Front). Tilt Column