12•4 Body electrical systems
4.8 To improve access to the side of the
switch, remove the cover panel from the
facia retaining screw
of standard size, and each can be removed in
a similar manner.
8 Insert small, flat-bladed instruments (such
as a watchmaker's screwdriver) either side of
the switch housing, and use them to prise it
out of the facia. Pad the facia with a piece of
card or insulating tape, to protect the surface.
To improve access to the side of the switch,
remove the cover panel from the facia
retaining screw (see illustration).
9 Unplug the connector from the rear of the
switch; label the cable to avoid confusion if
more than one switch is to be removed (see
illustration). Note: On early models, the
switch button must be removed before the
switch housing can be pulled out.
4.16 Removing the hazard light switch;
note the use of a piece of card to protect
4.9 Unplug the connector from the rear of
the switch (driver's seat heater control
10 Plug in the connector securely, and push
the switch housing back into the aperture in
the facia, until the locking lugs are felt to
Exterior light switches
Fog/driving light switches
11 The removal and refitting procedures are
the same as those described for the headlight
height adjustment switch, etc; refer to the
previous sub-section for details.
12 Remove the switch unit directly below the
headlight rotary switch.
13 Using the method described in the
previous sub-section, prise the switch from
the facia. To ease its release, reach through
vacated switch aperture below, and press on
the rear of the switch housing (see
14 Unplug the multi-plug connector from the
rear of the switch housing.
15 Refit the switch by reversing the removal
Hazard light switch
16 Using the method described in the
previous sub-section, prise the switch out of
the facia front panel, using a small piece of
card to protect the surface (see illustration).
4.13 Removing the headlight switch (switch
unit below removed to improve access)
Heater blower motor switch
(vehicles without ACC)
17 The blower motor switch is an integral part
of the heater and air distribution control panel;
refer to Chapter 3 for details of its removal.
18 The removal/refitting of the ACC panel is
described in Chapter 11 as part of the facia
Seat belt warning switches
19 Switches in the seat belt buckles activate
the "Fasten seat belts" warning panel when
the vehicle is started, if the belts have not
been fastened. However, they are not
serviceable components, and can only be
renewed as part of the stalk/buckle assembly.
Electric door mirror switch
20 The electric door mirror switch is housed
in the driver's door inner trim panel. Chapter
11 describes the removal the switch as part of
the trim panel removal procedure.
Overhead console switches
21 Remove the retaining screw, then unclip
the overhead console from the headlining (see
22 Prise the switch from its socket, using a
flat-bladed screwdriver (see illustration).
23 Unplug the wiring connector from the rear
of the switch.
24 Refit the switch by reversing the removal
4.21 a Remove the retaining screw .
4.21 b ... then unclip the overhead console
from the headlining
4.22 Prise the switch from its socket, using
a flat-bladed screwdriver