'98 Contour/Mystique master window switch removal

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Asked by Sep 14, 2011 at 02:27 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour 4 Dr GL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Do you have to remove the door panel to replace the master window switch from underneath?

It looks like it should just pry-out of the armrest.

Thanx

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Yes it comes out of arm rest.take a small flat head screw driver place under switch pry up unplug replace.

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Thanx. That's what I figured when looking at the new switch but the car was an hour away at my son's place. Now if I could just figure out why the O/D OFF light stays illuminated on the dash even though the transaxle is clearly shifting normally. Pushing the button on the shift lever also works as it's supposed to from a transaxle perspective. Just the light is always on. Frustrating.

the od light on the contour is a common problem with it staying on.problem is the switch itself to the cluster light.most of what I have seen is people putting a pice of black tape on to cover the light.

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Where is this switch? Do you mean the button on the shift lever? Is it a PITA to get to? Thanx

no,just remove the shifter knob,their it is.

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