high beam switch

Asked by Oct 19, 2009 at 03:31 PM about the 1992 Toyota Tercel

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How hard is it to replace the high beam switch. It goes into high when you make a right turn signal.  Joe

2 Answers

155

I have no experience with the Tercel, but the way most of them are designed, you have to pull the steering wheel and the trim around it, then you'd remove the old turn signal / high beam switch and install a new one. The tricky part is making sure you get everything put back together the same way it came apart. If you're mechanically inclined, this can be a DIY job, but if you're not comfortable with taking apart the steering column, I'd take it to a mechanic. Also, if the car has an airbag, then I would definitely take it to a mechanic.

35

not hard at all just have to take off the cover for the steering wheel and the plastic panel around the gages but the its a tight squeeze to unscrew it but you can quick fix it with zip ties, but make sure its a strong zip tie as its lots of wear and tear.

Your Answer

Toyota Tercel Experts

  • #1
    tropikalpirate
    Reputation
    240
  • #2
    98DAK
    Reputation
    220
  • #3
    Js08016
    Reputation
    140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
913 Great Deals out of 57,317 listings starting at $1,488
Used Toyota Camry
1,054 Great Deals out of 71,326 listings starting at $295
Used Honda Civic
826 Great Deals out of 72,773 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Supra
64 listings
Used Toyota T100
52 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Sentra
524 Great Deals out of 49,183 listings starting at $1,997
Used Honda Accord
1,102 Great Deals out of 61,485 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Altima
1,046 Great Deals out of 75,008 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Celica
4 Great Deals out of 317 listings starting at $1,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.